Job Description: Lead CookSUMMARY OF POSITION:
Oversees day-to-day kitchen operations and follows an established production schedule. Performs all duties to maximize guest satisfaction and a quality work environment as directed by Manager on Duty.
POSITION ACTIVITIES AND TASKS:
Ensures that food safety regulations are followed.
Maintains food and equipment inventories.
Reports to work well groomed, in a clean and proper uniform, and at all times practices good personal hygiene.
Uses, maintains, and cleans all kitchen line equipment, preparation and storage areas.
Stocks and rotates products on cooking line.
Has sufficient knowledge of cooking stations, menu items and prep procedures to ensure correct portioning, quality, cooking time and performance standards.
Cooks and prepares menu items according to guest request within company standards and following food safety and sanitation procedures.
Monitors and oversees food temperatures during hot and cold handling to reduce the incidence of risk factors known to cause food borne illness.
Anticipates, identifies and corrects system breakdowns to achieve maximum guest satisfaction.
Communicates with the Manager on Duty and coworkers regarding product/service deficiencies equipment, safety problems, etc.
Job RequirementsLead CookPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Exposure to heat, steam, smoke, cold.
Reaching heights of approximately 6 feet and depth of 2 1/2 - 3 ft.
Must have high level of mobility/flexibility in space provided.
Must be able to fit through openings 30' wide.
Must be able to work irregular hours under heavy pressure/stress during busy times.
Lifting up to 50 pounds for a distance up to 30 feet.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIRED: