Lead Cook- Winning Streaks

Caesars Entertainment Corporation North Kansas City , MO 64116

Posted 5 months ago

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Leads the Line cooks in preparation of food for the outlets within the culinary department.

  • Enhances productivity and acts as liaison between Kitchen Supervisor and Line cooks.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensures fast clean service of all menu items as well as consistency.

  • Controls food production to include proper cooking methods, cooking time and temperature.

  • Ensures sanitation policies and storage of prepared foods are followed.

  • Ensures that the proper levels of food are prepared based on forecasted needs and ensures their prompt delivery.

  • Ensures that the minimum level of labor is used to perform the required level of production.

  • Completes the required daily financial tools and reports.

  • Wears a bi-therm, gaming license (where required), name tag and hair restraint.

  • Maintains a sanitary, neat, clean, organized, safe and comfortable work environment where talents, skills and trade practices are exchanged, practiced and enhanced.

  • Communicates and cooperates with the front of the house management team.

  • Enforces all appearance guidelines.

  • Enforces all regulatory, internal controls, policies and procedures.

  • Assist the Sous Chef's with supervising the cooking staff, including training.

  • Communicates with peers, line cooks and expeditors concerning menu item availability and preparedness.

  • Responsible for fast and sanitary preparation of all menu items following established recipes and standards.

  • Ensure team members to clean their areas as they perform their duties and assist with cleaning in other areas.

  • Cross-train those within your department while encouraging, reinforcing and supporting your peers and team.

  • Assist in the preparation of food items, ensuring each order sent out is uniform and consistent.

  • Controls food production to include proper cooking methods, cooking time and temperature, ensuring sanitation, handling and storage of prepared food and leftovers.

  • Demonstrates competent product knowledge by correct storing and handling of all perishables, maintaining quality, security, value and integrity.

  • Oversees proper care, storage, use and cleaning of all tools and equipment.

  • Demonstrates competent product knowledge by correct storing and handling of all perishables, maintaining quality, security, value and integrity.

  • Assist in preparation for a rush period of work without falling behind incoming orders.

  • Able to provide relief assist Sous Chefs while providing assistants in all kitchen areas and other duties as assigned.

  • Recognizes and corrects any product discrepancies and variations in quality, standards and specifications.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Ability to uphold and demonstrate the highest level of integrity in all situations and recognize standards required by a regulated business.

  • Must be 18 years of age.

  • Must pass background check and uranalysis drug test.

  • Must be able to work any day of the week and any shift, including holidays and weekends.

  • Must present a well-groomed appearance.

  • Must have excellent customer service/communication skills.

  • Minimum 3 years previous experience in culinary cooking/preparation.

  • Must have excellent leadership and customer service/communication skills.

  • Must have knowledge of kitchen sanitation, operation and maintenance of kitchen equipment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time or entire shift.

  • Must be able to work at a fast pace and in stressful situations.

  • Is able to tolerate areas containing second-hand smoke, high noise levels, bright lights and dust.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.

  • Must have the dexterity to grip and work necessary items (chips, 10 key adding machine, money bags, computers, money, etc.).

  • Must be able to bend, twist, turn, push and pull a minimum of 100 lbs. in a cart.

  • Must be able to reach above and below the shoulder while carrying a minimum of 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to work independently and with a team.

  • Able to cook using industry and property standard techniques, procedures and equipment.

  • Flexibility in fingers and hands to utilize kitchen equipment, bottles/glasses/knives/, etc.

  • Responds to visual and aural cues along with experiencing extreme temperature changes.

  • Mathematical abilities including addition and subtraction required.

  • Must be able to work at a fast pace and in stressful situations.

  • Is able to tolerate areas containing second-hand smoke, high noise levels, bright lights and dust.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.

  • Familiar with all phases and operations of the kitchen and able to have a sense of urgency and react to changing business demands express excellent communication skills.

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