Line Cook/Cocktail Waitperson (40-Hour Dual Role)
This position is a dual-role in which the employee will be scheduled 50% of the time as Cocktail Waitperson and 50% as Line Cook, totaling 40 hours per week. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 1. Maintains the Erickson Living philosophy and Vision statement. 2. Prepares ingredients for assigned menu items as scheduled. Sets up station prior to scheduled meal service. 3. Quickly prepares all assigned menu items food products as ordered, to include breakfast, lunch and dinner service and any catering or other special functions using Production Sheets and approved recipes. 4. Follows proper handling, preparation and holding guidelines, takes temperatures at regular intervals and prepares and presents foods as ordered. 5. Anticipates orders during peak service time to assure timely preparation and service while minimizing over-production and waste. 6. Properly presents all food items and to provide maximum appeal, quality, temperature, and freshness. 7. Follows HACCP procedures and practices. 8. Maintains kitchen sanitation and equipment cleaning schedule using 'clean as you go' approach. Completes assigned equipment and station cleaning schedule. 9. Ensures communication with expeditor, fellow culinary team members and service staff for timing of preparation of assigned menu items. 10. Assures proper portioning, plating, temperature, garnishing and presentation of food items. 11. Works safely, consistently using designated safety equipment (personal protective equipment- PPE). 12. Communicates appropriately and effectively with all food service staff, supervisors. Listens effectively and responds appropriately to feedback. 13. Takes orders for beverages and food. 14. Effectively uses the designated POS systems. 15. Follows cash and charge procedures. 16. Serves cocktails, non-alcoholic beverages and food orders following proper service procedures. 17. Knowledge of bar supplies and common drinks and makes suggestions to customers. 18. Ensures the residents and guests have an enjoyable meal with high quality service. QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Ability to serve beverages and meals, and follow through with the service process in a friendly manner.* Demonstrate experience in a cook-to-order, quick service dining environment. Ability to complete duties in a fast paced kitchen while performing multiple tasks simultaneously. * Ability to initiate and implement necessary plans to organize and set-up assigned station in a timely manner prior to meal service, and complete menu item production for assigned meal period. * Knowledge and demonstrated practice of safe food handling. * Knowledge and demonstrated practice of maintaining a clean and sanitary work station. Completes cleaning assignments. * Employee will be required to work weekends and holidays EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: * High School Diploma or GED preferred. * Minimum of one year cook to order experience required. * Must meet the State's age requirements for serving/mixing alcohol.