Assistant Cook

Gate Gourmet Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 4 weeks ago

An Assistant Cook is responsible for assisting the Head Cook in preparing and cooking various food items according to the recipes.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares fish, beef, pork, poultry and other food products including vegetables and starches for the cook

  • Observes and enforces strict requirements with regards to food safety.

  • Follow directions.

  • Works as a member of a team.

  • Additional responsibilities may be added as deemed necessary.



  • Culinary degree and/or cook certification is preferred.

Work Experience:

  • Up to one-year of experience in the related field

  • Recipe conversion experience is required to accommodate the kitchen's daily production needs.

  • Experience with maintaining temperature logs for all food items prepared.

Technical Skills:
(Certification, Licenses and Registration)

  • Not applicable
Language / Communication

  • Must be able to read and write to complete required forms

  • Communicate effectively with supervisors and co-workers

Requirements of the Job:

  • Comply with company policies

  • Complete required paperwork

  • Handle various food products such as seafood, beef, pork, poultry, fruits, and vegetables.

  • Handle knives and kitchen tools properly.

Work Environment

  • Will be exposed to extreme temperature changes and noise.

  • Will work with cleaning solutions, people-safe chemicals and related equipment to thoroughly clean and sanitize food service equipment and facilities.

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, and move product, equipment and supplies up to fifty (50) pounds.

  • Regularly stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during shifts of 8+ hours.

Demonstrated Values to be Successful in the Position

Employees at gategroup are expected to live our Values of Excellence, Integrity, Passion and Accountability. To demonstrate these Values, we expect to observe the following from everyone:

  • We treat each other with respect and we act with integrity

  • We communicate and keep each other informed

  • We put our heads together to problem solve and deliver excellence as a team

  • We have passion for our work and we pay attention to the little details

  • We foster an environment of accountability, take responsibility for our actions and learn from our mistakes

  • We do what we say we will do, when we say we are going to do it

  • We care about our coworkers, always taking an opportunity to make someone's day better

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

gategroup is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status or other category under applicable law.

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