Tournade Cook

Sterling, VA
May 17, 2018
May 21, 2018
Food Service, Cook
Full Time
Summary: The Tournade Cook is responsible for coordinating 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. In addition, this is a high-profile position in which communication with customers is imperative. The Tournade 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, and gives instructions for, 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 Handles organic and specialty ingredients Speaks professionally and courteously with customers in regards to the product and brand Maintains quality control for all products, including monitoring freshness of product daily Acquires an in-depth understanding 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 Operates a variety of kitchen equipment; measures and mixes ingredients; washes, peels, cuts and shreds fruits and vegetables 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