Cosmos Club
Washington, DC
Jun 13, 2019
Jun 18, 2019
Food Service, Cook
Full Time
Classification: Hourly / Non-Exempt Reports to: Chef de Cuisine JOB DESCRIPTION Summary/Objective: The Cook is responsible for assisting the Executive Chef with all planning and prepping of all Club meals. Essential Functions:Carefully follows standard recipes while preparing assigned items for food serviceConsistently uses safe and sanitary food handling practicesAssists other cooks during emergencies or rush periodsInspect and clean food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, or serving areas to insure safe and sanitary food-handling practicesEnsure freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stockAssists in plating food items for serviceHandles leftover food items as instructed by the Executive ChefCleans assigned work station areasObserve and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensilsEnsure food is stored and cooked at correct temperature by regulating temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roastersConsult with supervisory staff to plan menus, taking into consideration factors such as costs and special event needs Required Education and Experience:Able to express creativity through food selections, preparation and presentationAble to solve problems quickly under pressureDegree from accredited culinary school and/or equivalent experience Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand for long periods of time, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.Must be able to lift, carry, push and pull food trays, carts up to 40 lbs with or without reasonable accommodation Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change. Hours:Full time positionFlexible schedule needed: weekends and holidays includedIncludes paid time off and holidaysHealthcare benefits and 401k benefits includedShift MealsRate of pay will commensurate with experienceFor more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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