Scarlet Kitchen & Bar Lead Cook

  • St. James Hotel
  • Wisconsin, USA
  • Dec 30, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Job Description

Starting Salary: $16-21/hour DOQ

Lead and assist in coordinating the activities of and helps to direct the training of cooks and other kitchen personnel engaged in preparing and cooking foods to ensure an efficient and profitable foods service. Accurately and efficiently cook hot and cold food products as well as prepare and portion food products prior to cooking. Also perform other duties in the areas of food and final plate preparation including plating and garnishing of cooked items and preparing appropriate garnishes for all menu item plates.


* Oversees, monitors, and executes the prep, production, and inspection of food to maintain quality standards.
* Oversees assigned staff: provide clear direction and expectations; coach; enforce systems, policies and procedures; assist in managing performance; assist in recruiting, selecting and onboarding new employees to ensure maximum safety, efficiency, and guest satisfaction.
* Comply with and exceed all Health Code guidelines to guarantee we are handling anything consumed by our guests safely and properly.
* Determine amount and type of food and supplies required using production systems and controlling food costs.
* Issue assignments to staff, reviewing special requests and areas of concentration, to ensure a smooth flow of the kitchen.
* Facilitate the organization and cleanliness of the kitchen.
* Coordinate activities within the department to ensure that services are provided in an efficient and timely manner.
* Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


* Serv Safe Certification
* First Aid/CPR Certification