Cook

  • The Palace Group
  • Miami, Florida
  • Jun 04, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Luxury Senior Living Communities

In Coral Gables, Kendall, Homestead & Weston

Is looking for

Line Cook

for its

Palace at Coral Gables

Luxury Independent Living for Active Adults

1 Andalusia Avenue Coral Gables, FL 33134

Best Independent Living Community in the US

by the National Associated of Home Builders, 2014

The #1 Priority of this position is…

To prepare & handle food items under the direction of the Chef, in accordance with the daily production schedule, to the satisfaction of The Palace Residents & Families.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ability to estimate quantities of food required, to order inventory and rotate food items as needed.
  • Properly store & label food items.
  • Meet meals and production schedules.
  • Apportion food items based on Daily Special orders, diet order and residents' food preference.
  • Maintain sanitation standards & food handling based on County, State & Federal regulations.

Qualifications

  • 2 years' experience in quantity cooking, Catering & Banquets.
  • Experience in an institutional kitchen with mechanical food service equipment.
  • Restaurant line service cooking according to written orders.
  • Ability to follow supervisor's instructions written and verbal.
  • Ability to practice The Palace Principles ("Teamwork", "Safety" & "Ask! Don't Assume!")
  • Functional Math ability at high school level.
  • Culinary school student or graduate, preferred.
  • High school degree or equivalent, preferred.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Polite, responsible, always on time, resourceful, accurate & conscientious.
  • Flexible as to work schedule. Must be able to work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays & in emergencies.
  • Work in a safe and responsible manner, including taking precautions & safe work practices; obey the established fire/safety/disaster plans, risk management & security; report and/or correct unsafe working conditions, equipment repair & maintenance needs.
  • Able to apply common-sense understanding to carry out oral or written instructions.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and multi-task.
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently AND as a team member.
  • Must enjoy teamwork.
  • Follow up with supervisor, co-workers or residents regarding complaints, problems & concerns.
  • Use tactful communications in sensitive & emotional situations.