Dish Washer Job Description
The Dish Washer is responsible for supply management and washing of the dishware as well as maintaining prep and service areas of the Kitchen to the highest cleanliness standard.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Meticulously hand washes all stainless-steel cookware and any other hand washable designated kitchen equipment
Thoroughly sorts and rinses dirty dishes and any other cooking utensils prior to sending them through the dish machine
Sorts and stacks clean dishes in an organized fashion on the drying rack prior to putting them in their designated storage place
Once dry, restocks clean dishes and other kitchen equipment in proper storage areas. Rewashes any soiled or greasy dishes before putting them away
Changes dishwater in dish machine every hour, or as needed
Completes all service preparation (i.e. front of house duties), such as table prep, condiments, chaffing dish prep, and trash, compost and recycling receptacles set ups prior to food services
Removes trash and any other food scrap around the farmhouse and dumpster
Sweeps and mops the floors at the end of the day, and as needed
Education and/or Experience:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to function effectively in a high pressure environment with urgent deadlines
Ability to maintain a positive attitude while working with a strong sense of urgency and paying rigorous attention to detail
Strong task prioritization skills
Ability to strictly maintain a clean work station and environment during all preparation tasks
Ability to perform well under pressure without constant supervision and direction
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, hear; and smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to be able to discern between dirty and clean. Employee should be able to move and lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, hot stovetops, sharp utensils, and the rush of meal preparation. The employee may be exposed to wet or humid conditions. The employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee may be exposed to extremely dusty environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
The above statements are meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.