Cook

  • Next Generation Recruitment and Staffing
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • Sep 01, 2020
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

This position requires shift flexibility: mornings and some weekends!!!!

The Line Cook and Cook Assistants are responsible for supporting the culinary leadership in a variety of functions and executing simple recipes. This position is also responsible for washing and cutting meats and vegetables using simple cuts, preparing a variety of ingredients for cooking and serving food to guests while providing high-quality customer service.

Duties And Responsibilities
• Cook food using simple recipes
• Cut, trim, and chop meat, poultry and vegetables using simple knife skills
• Prepare and serve food according to production guidelines and recipes
• Responsible for using correct portions when cutting, preparing, and serving items
• Evaluates food quality and preparedness by using proper quality control measures
• Cover, date and correctly store all food items as per safe food-handling procedures
• Complete production sheets, which includes logs for waste, temperature and actual prepared product
• Identify production needs based on recipes and par levels
• Ensure food is stored at the correct temperature for the prescribed length of time while following all food safety standards and complete daily temperature logs
• Set up and break down work stations
• Cleans and sanitizes work areas, equipment, and utensils to ensure a clean and sanitary work station
• Minimum 1-year experience in the food service industry preferred
• High School Education or equivalent preferred
• Food Handler Certified preferred
• Excellent customer service
• Great interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment
• Must be able to understand and follow directions
• Ability to read documents
• Must be able to safely operate all kitchen equipment
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and frequently lift, push, pull, or carry up to 30 lbs.
• Ability to walk or stand for extended time periods, up to 6 hours
• Involves repetitive motion
• Requires frequent lifting/transporting hot food items
• Ability to work in all unit and kitchen areas while interacting with heated equipment, steam, chemicals for cleaning, etc.

Job Requirements:
  • Maintain stock in kitchen and food prep areas
  • Ensure all food on line
  • Prepare food items prior to cooking
  • Organize food storage and kitchen equipment
  • Prepare food according to food handlers guidelines
  • Go into what a line cook be doing at the grill
  • Arrange food on serving dishes
  • Maintaining, setting up, producing food and controlling quality of all food items prepared in the cook station
  • Work on a hot line and cold line stations
  • Ensure that the kitchen, all food prep areas and all food storage areas meet restaurant cleaning standards/li
  • Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards and presentation standards
  • Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist
  • Complete training hours as required by policy
  • Prepare and cook basic food items in a cafeteria or restaurant environment
  • Work the line and cook all food items and meals in accordance with planned menus and recipes ensuring all meals and food
  • Inspect all food sent from the kitchen
  • Maintain designated food station(s)
  • Assist in establishing food service production line
  • Rotate among grill, saute, fry and cold food stations
  • Work in a team-oriented, high-volume, fast-paced, guest-centric environment to deliver Genuine Western Hospitality to guests