Cook

  • ChoLon - Downtown
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Jun 09, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Job Details
Responsibilities
  • Prepares food to specifications before and during unit operations.
  • Utilizes kitchen equipment to prepare food items such as: knives, slicers, whips, pots, pans, woks, stoves,warmers, steamers, grills, ovens, etc.
  • Ensures proper food temperatures are maintained and food is stored correctly.
  • Properly measures and portions all food items. Complies with all portion sizes, quality standards, department rules, policies and procedures.
  • Performs opening, closing and side work duties as instructed and according proper guidelines.
  • Keeps workstation, coolers and equipment clean, organized, sanitized, and sufficiently stocked.
  • Ensures freshness and quality of all menu items and packages all products to proper specifications.
  • Follows and upholds all health codes and sanitation regulations.
  • Completes end of day inventory and other opening/closing duties in accordance with company checklists and procedures.
  • Assists in training and coaching of other team members.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager.

Qualifications

  • At least 1 year previous experience in back-of-the-house foodservice position required.
  • Participation in a culinary program is preferred.
  • Ability to read and comprehend prep sheets and recipes.
  • Basic math skills; ability to understand, calculate and follow recipe measurements and proportions.

Physical Requirements

  • Manual dexterity sufficient to chop, mix, blend, whip etc. a variety of foods and liquids.
  • Ability to lift and carry large pans from ovens or freezers, weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to handle or operate dangerous kitchen equipment.
  • Standing and walking for entire length of shift.
  • Frequently required to reach up to 6-7 feet, twist at waist, bending and squatting
  • Pushing and pulling occasionally, to move equipment, mops and brooms.
  • Kitchen environment - noise levels may be moderate-to-high.
  • Works frequently in a hot and damp environment.
Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($14.77) plus tips

Effective rate $20-$25 will change based on tips for days/hours worked.

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Dining Discounts