Cook

Full Time

Location:

920 Heinz Ave
 

Purpose:  

To prepare food for the kitchen, deli, or café as well as catering and other special events.

 

Status:  

Reports to Food Service Manager.

Responsibilities:

1. Food Preparation

  • Prepares dishes following recipe specifications as assigned by Food service Manager

  • Maintain accurate up-to-date records of ingredients transferred to and from stores.

  • Maintain proper storage and labeling procedures.

  • Follow food safety and sanitation regulations maintaining correct temperatures cooking, cooling and storing according to CRRFFL.

  • Prepare catering orders as assigned.

  • Prepare baked goods as assigned.

  • Take on additional tasks as assigned by Food Service Manager

2. Department Maintenance

  • Pull short-date items and properly record and following cull guidelines. Maintaining logs.

  • Maintain prep and storage areas in sanitary and orderly condition, following established procedures.

  • Follow safety, storage, rotation, and labeling procedures.

  • Monitor inventory and reorder basic ingredients and supplies.

  • Use department equipment safely.  Advise Food Service Manager of equipment repair needs.

  • Fill out inter-department and inter-store transfer paperwork completely and accurately.

  • Carry out established opening and closing procedures.

  • Carry out established cleaning check lists.

  • Assist in inventory counts.

 

Qualifications:

  • Education/Training: High school diploma or GED preferred.

  • Licenses/Certifications: Food Safety Certification within 90 of hire.

  • Experience: Food handling, deli or restaurant experience desired.

  • Knowledge/Skills:

Basic math skills required.
Manual dexterity with hazardous equipment.
Able to understand written and spoken English.
Familiarity with natural foods, nutrition and food sensitivities helpful.
Ability to handle multiple demands and follow through on commitments.
Willingness to work with meat products.
Willingness to work in various temperatures.
Willingness to work with sanitizers and cleaners.

  • Other:

Must be 18 years of age to operate equipment.
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Able to stand for extended periods of time.