Third Cook

Expiring today

Employer
HMSHost
Location
Sterling, VA
Posted
May 16, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Function
Food Service, Cook
Industry
Restaurant
Hours
Full Time
Summary: The Third Cook is responsible for food production, preparation and presentation, and is able to rotate through all food stations to ensure a high quality product is served to the customer. This role will perform a variety of duties in the preparation and cooking of various food products. The Third Cook is responsible for communicating any potential problems to the manager on duty, providing the highest level of service to customers and associates at all times, and performing all responsibilities as directed by assigned management. This is a non-exempt position which reports to the Manager, Assistant Manager or Operations Director, depending upon local requirements. Essential Functions: Follows recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving and serving food items which may include soups, meats, vegetables, desserts and other food and beverage products Tastes products, follows menus, estimates food requirements, checks production and keeps records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment as needed Measures and mixes ingredients; washes, peels, cuts and shreds fruits and vegetables Handles organic and specialty ingredients Maintains quality control for all products, including monitoring freshness of product daily Acquires a working knowledge of ingredient specifications and seasonal variability Coordinates food output with the other cooks Cleans and sanitizes work stations and equipment Practices excellent food safety and sanitation practices and complies with HACCP standards Stocks, dates, rotates and checks temperature of product Fully understands the menu, ingredients and nutritional content, and is able to communicate that information clearly to customers Receives, stocks, moves and lifts food and beverage products and supplies Complies with HMSHost and franchise policies as well as those of all applicable regulatory agencies including rules of the Airport Authority