Position Title: Concession Grill Cook
Department: Food and Beverage / Impact Catering
Reports to: Stand Supervisor & Concession Mgr./Assistant Mgr.
Prepare foods as they are ordered.
Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, fryers and ovens.
Coordinate with Stand Supervisor to prepare for openings of events/shows.
Properly prepare certain food items in advance and have ready for final assembly.
Maintain proper food temperatures.
Listen to several food runners, cashiers and the stand supervisor call out orders simultaneously and retain information accurately while continuing to work in a controlled manner.
Learn and use proper sanitation techniques.
Ensure work areas and surfaces remain clean and organized throughout shift, food product is properly stored and utensils are kept clean.
Visually judge proper food portions for assembling orders according to posted specifications and portion controls for the Oklahoma State Fair Park Food & Beverage Standards.
Ensure presentation, food portion control and quality are consistently maintained.
Review stand's detailed cleaning list at the end of each event making sure all equipment is properly cleaned/wiped down including fryers, grill flat top, refrigerators, assembly station, cooking area and floor mats.
Assist other food and beverage departments as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
General Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
Perform detailed work in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment handling multiple tasks with flexibility in a calm, professional manner.
Effectively communicate with employees, co-workers, management staff, clients, suppliers and guests in a clear, business-like, respectful and personable manner which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative environment.
Maintain high standards of appearance and grooming, i.e., proper uniform, clean, wrinkle free.
Demonstrate ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance.
Speak, read and write in English.
Additional Job Requirements
Must have a current ABLE license or be able to obtain one.
Experience as a line cook in a fast-paced kitchen or concession stand setting preferred, or the attitude and drive to be trained.
Knowledge and utilization of food service equipment and safe food handling/preparation/serving skills.
Physical Working Conditions
Long hours, nights and weekends during peak periods in a high-stress environment.
Frequent or continual movement from place to place with normal physical mobility over long distances with ease, managing assigned tasks throughout various indoor and outdoor locations within and around the property and in potentially inclement/severe weather conditions.
Regularly lift, carry and put away items weighing up to 50 lbs. and occasionally lift and carry heavier items and/or assist others in lifting heavier objects, as job demands.
Walk and/or stand for extended periods in addition to other prolonged physical exertions including seeing, hearing, reaching, grasping, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting, crouching, stooping, bending, kneeling, climbing, and working in awkward positions and tight areas. (The vision requirements include the ability to adjust focus, peripheral vision and close vision.)
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