Cook Lead- Weekday/Mornings

22079, Lorton
$18.00-$20.00 + Paid Leave/401K/Health Insurance
May 12, 2021
Jun 16, 2021
Food Service, Chef, Cook
Other, Restaurant
Full Time

LEAD Hot Side (Kitchen) Position



Hours & Pay: 

·         Full Time

o   Monday - Friday 3:45 AM – Noon

·         Hourly Rate w/ Paid Leave package

·         401 K & Health Insurance


Primary Lead Responsibilities:

·         Key Holder / Opener

·         Work as a team with Cold Side Lead & Warehouse Lead

o   Inclement Weather Essential Employee

·         Advanced knowledge of recipes, portion specs, and operating specs

o    Handle food allergy data & proper prep procedures (Labels & Storage)

·         Delegating & Final review of tasks

·         Train New Employees

o   Continuation of knowledge building for all Hot Side Team Members

·         Display & Maintain Proper Food Handling Procedures within Team

o   Address & Educate Improper Procedures of Teammates

·         Ensure First in First Out (FIFO)

·         Assist in Cold Side/Warehouse Production & Delivery (as needed)


Supporting Hot Side Prep Responsibilities:

·         Prepare Pans & Pan Data (Tape Pans)

·         Assist in maintaining FIFO (First in – First Out) Usage of products

·         Ensure Usage/Accuracy in daily Production of Supplied Prep Documents

o   Care & Accuracy in Allergy Data & Prep Notations

·         Hot Meal Prep & Cooking

o   Use & Cleaning of Kettles, Ovens, Steamers, Stove Tops, Tilt Skillet, & Combi Ovens

o   Proper Portioning & Following Proper Packaging Guidelines

o   Maintain Proper Hot Holding & Hot Cooling Procedures

·         Assist in the Daily Expediting Process

·         Maintaining Food Safety & Recording Temps

·         Maintain Cleanliness of Work Area & Equipment

o   Cleaning Equipment as used

o   Refilling Glove Stations, Cleaning Solutions, Sweeping, Mopping, etc.

o   Scheduled Deep Cleaning

o   Running Dish Machines as needed

·         Assist in Special Order Prep or Cold Side Duties (as needed)


·         Team Environment


Expectations of position:

·         Demonstrates Strong Communication Skills

·         Critical Thinking Skills w/ a Solution Based Mentality

·         Self-starter with a Strong Work Ethic

·         Organized & Displays Strength in Multitasking

·         Performs Well in Busy, Time Sensitive Environments

·         Works Well with Others

·         Able to Stand & Work on Your Feet for Extended Periods of Time

·         Capable of Repetitively Heavy Lifting up to 50 lbs

·         Must pass a Criminal Background Check

·         Must Speak & Read English – Bilingual a +

·         Food Handling Certified a +