• East
  • Hazleton, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Cook - Full Time - AM and PM shifts
Food. Cooking. Creativity. Is this your life? Do you believe that commitment unlocks unlimited potential? We are the perfect Company to launch or further your career. We are all about great ingredients, culinary innovation and nourishing inspiration.
We encourage you to apply to our Cook opportunity and bring your knowledge and passion of high-quality food and customer service to our culinary program.

Position Summary:
Produce visually appealing and good tasting foods to Guckenheimer standards.
Prepare, season, and cook soups, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foodstuffs as required. Serve customers during meal periods.

Position Responsibilities:

Season and cook food according to recipes and experience.
Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, taking temperatures. Adjust seasoning to customer tastes.
Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
Portion, arrange, and garnish food, and serve food to patrons.
Regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.
Substitute for or assist other cooks during emergencies or rush periods.
Follow all safety rules and actively prevent accidents.
Commitment to the service values and ethics of the client company.
Comply with all ServSafe and HACCP programs and principles
Other duties as assigned

Essential Skills and Experience:

Passion for customer service
Positive attitude
Effective collaborator in a team environment
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to correctly and safely use standard kitchen equipment: chef knives, convection ovens, rotating rack ovens, meat and cheese slicing machines, steamers, mandolins, grills, broilers, etc.
Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for food preparation.
Ability to use basic computer programs for inputting and organizing data and menus.
Computer and typing skills: experience with Microsoft Office and Google programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.)
Possess current ServSafe or Food Handler certification or the ability to be certified immediately after hired.

Reporting to this position: None
Reports to: Food Service Manager or Executive Chef
FLSA status: Non-exempt

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Employee must be able to:

Lift a minimum of 25 #.
Work on their feet 8 hours per day excluding breaks.
Work under pressure and time deadlines during peak periods.
Must be able to use a computer keyboard for up to 2 hours continuously.
Use proper lifting skills when handling stock.

Guckenheimer is a national foodservice management company that pioneered restaurant style, healthful dining in the workplace. We encourage our team members to join in community events such as Chef Ann Foundation to support the #RealSchoolFood campaign, promoting cooking healthy meals with real ingredients at schools., Second Harvest Food Bank, Girls on the Run, and many more community programs.

We offer fantastic health and wellness benefit options that include but not limited to medical, HSA, a rewarding wellness program, dental, vision, FSA, commuter benefits, EAP, free meal each day, free pair of safety shoes at time of hire, and much more. Guckenheimer's own Learning Management System at your fingertips and a yearly tuition reimbursement program will enable you to enhance your career development in your new and exciting position with Guckenheimer!

Guckenheimer embraces equal opportunity employment
Guckenheimer participates in the E-Verify Program, as required by Law