Hot Production Cook

Employer
Guest Services, Inc.
Location
Glen Burnie, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Food Service, Cook
Industry
Restaurant
Hours
Full Time
Hot Production Cook Location:Glen Burnie, MD Salary Range:Based on Experience Exempt/Non-Exempt:Non-Exempt Benefits:A choice of medical benefits, dental and vision, 401k savings plan with company match, paid holidays and paid time off accrual Employment Type:Full Time Employer:Contract Food Service, Non-Exempt Description: Experienced HotProduction Cook needed for busy Cafe near BWI. Candidate will be dependable, highly motivated and organized, self-starter with excellent customer service skills. Restaurant experience a plus. Resumes only need apply. Schedule: Full-time; Monday-Friday; Closed on holidays, nights, and weekends Due to the location of this unit - This position requires that you are a US Citizen and can complete a federal background check. JOB SUMMARY The Cook assists the Chef or General Manager by preparing, cooking, and serving food. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS + Prepare and cook food items according to recipes, daily menus, and supervisor instructions. + Clean and inspect kitchen equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas in order to ensure cleanliness and functional operation. + Operate food station, including performing station checklist, temperature log, counter meeting, and signage. + Requisition food supplies, kitchen equipment, and appliances, based on estimates of future needs. + Monitor menus and spending in order to ensure that meals are prepared economically. SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE + Partial High School education required; High School Diploma/GED preferred. + Culinary knowledge. + Experience in upscale scratch salad production a plus. + At least 3 years of foodservice experience preferred. + Food Safety certified and strong sanitation habits. + Strong customer service abilities; actively looks for ways to assist customers and coworkers. + Ability to recognize when a problem has occurred and communicate it to management. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS + Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly frequent movements from place to place within the unit. Bend, lift, carry, reach/extend arms and hands above shoulder height frequently, or otherwise move in a constantly changing environment. + Lifting, carrying, and pushing up to 25 lbs. regularly, 30-35 lbs. frequently, and up to 50 lbs. occasionally. + Ability to stand for the entire work day. + Climbing steps regularly. + Withstanding temperature extremes in freezer, refrigerator walk-in and grill areas. + Reading and writing work-related documents in English. + Speech recognition and clarity, including the ability to understand the speech of customers and co-workers and the ability to speak clearly so that you can be understood by customers and co-workers in English. + Constantly communicates and receives verbal communication with other employees in fast-paced kitchen. + Physical presence at the job site is essential to perform job duties. EQUIPMENT USED + Standard commercial cooking machinery and utensils. Guest Services offers competitive pay and excellent benefits, including Paid Time Off and a generous 401(k) Match. Veterans, Minorities and Women especially encouraged to apply. Guest Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,disability, or protected Veteran status.