Overview

Description:

Summary/Objective

The cook is responsible for preparing and/or directing the preparation of food to be served,

complying with all applicable sanitation, health and personal hygiene standards and following

established food production programs and procedures. The cook is responsible for appropriate

use of facility supplies and equipment to minimize loss, waste and fraud.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the

essential functions.

Cooks will be expected to perform a variety of duties, including but not limited to those listed

below:

Cooking:

  • Preparing high-quality food items for our customers utilizing methods such as grilling, steaming and frying.
  • Following company recipe and presentation guidelines to meet or exceed guests’expectations
  • Coordinating food orders to support timely and efficient delivery to each table
  • Ensuring proper food safety and sanitation standards to ensure guest safety
  • Meeting special customer requests while ensuring same high-quality standards

Production. Preparing portions and food items while:

  • Set up kitchen before opening
  • Follow recipe guidelines to meet or exceed customers’ expectations
  • Prep food
  • Portion food
  • Stock the alley and line with items needed to complete orders on time
  • Ensure proper food safety and sanitation standards
  • Shuck oysters
  • Peel shrimp
  • Set up soup station

Utility:

  • Clean dishes, silverware, glassware, utensils, pots and pans, etc.
  • Stock and restock supplies
  • Break down and clean the kitchen, mats and equipment at closing
  • Sweep, spray and mop floors
  • Maintain sparkling clean restrooms, kitchen and parking lot (pick up debris and sweep when necessary)
  • Make orders
  • Check in deliveries
  • Label and date food for freshness rotation
  • Put away deliveries
  • Filter and dispose of grease
  • Take out trash

Other:

  • Report to work on time in a neat and clean uniform. Well-groomed hair and personal hygiene are essential.
  • Maintain adherence to all Company policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as directed by management.
  • Report to required meetings.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates in a kitchen environment, housed with equipment such as an oven, stove,

dishwasher, slicer, steamer, mixer and chef’s knives. The employee is frequently exposed to

heat, steam, and fire. The noise level in the work environment can be loud. The employee may

be exposed to hazards including, but are not limited to, cuts, slipping, tripping, falls and burns.

Frequent hand washing is required.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This position regularly requires long working hours and frequent weekend and evenings work.

Travel

No travel is expected for this position.

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. Requirements:

Competencies and Skills

1. Collaboration Skills.

2. Customer/Client Focus.

3. Flexibility

4. Stress Management/Composure

5. Multi-task oriented.

6. Organizational Skills

7. Basic mathematical, reading and writing skills.

8. Excellent communication skills (including asking for clarification on tasks, policies and

procedures).

9. Knowledge of workplace safety procedures

10. Must have good command of the English language, both oral and written.

11. Must be attentive.

12. Must report to work when scheduled and on time with a positive attitude.

13. Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates.

14. Must complete ServSafe Food Handler training.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an

employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is occasionally required to sit, stand, reach, lift, bend, kneel, stoop, climb, push

and pull items weighing 50 pounds or less. The position requires manual dexterity; auditory and

visual skills; and the ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures.