Responsible for ensuring an efficient quality finished product before and during service hours. Assume all duties of the Sous Chefs in their absence, and as needed by the Executive Chef.
Core Tasks and Responsibilities:
Duties may include but are not limited to the following items:
Prepare food according to food handlers guidelines
Knowledge of cooking procedures
Able to communicate with Prep Cooks & Wait staff
Knowledge of kitchen equipment
Knowledge of safety rules for kitchen equipment
Knowledge of where and how everything is stored
Label and date all food stored & Rotate food as needed
Able to lift 50 lbs
Flexible with job duties
Able to work all shifts and holidays
Arrive 15 minutes prior to assigned shift
Follow opening and closing procedures
Ability to work in a high pace and hot environment
Ability to multi-task
Complete repetitive work effectively
Stand and walk for long periods of time
Report to managers when something is broken or needs repair
Keep a clean, stocked and tidy work space
Follow written or verbal instructions
Taste food items to insure consistency and conformance to recipes and standards of appearance.
Maintain product quality standards and consistency.
Work effectively with and communicate with both FOH and BOH staff.
Strive for guest satisfaction—maintain the goal of creating positive guest experiences.
Maintain the integrity of every dish no matter time, price point, whom it is for or level of difficulty.
Maintain positive attitude about all culinary aspects of Restaurant.
Policies and Procedures
Insure that all BOH staff follows and upholds to Restaurant’s policy and procedures pertaining to cleanliness and organization of walk-ins, freezers and dry storage.
Assist and insure all BOH staff works in an organized and clean matter within their workspace.
QUALIFICATIONS: Must have at least a high school diploma or GED. Previous kitchen experience is required with at least 2 years of working in a similar position. Must be able to work well under pressure and be self-motivated. Must have good organizational, time management and delegation skills. Good communication skills—both written and verbal, Spanish speaking would be a definite plus. Requires standing and carrying for long periods. This position may require lifting, carrying, pulling or pushing of approximately 21—50 pounds.