Responsible for maintenance, set up, food production and quality control of all meat and other food items prepared in the kitchen. Assists in the training of line cooks and support of kitchen staff.
Follow standard recipes for menu items.
Prepare and present all foods in accordance to standard recipes and as specified by the guest.
Participate in menu item planning, prep and presentation.
Oversee food preparation and kitchen staff to ensure quality production.
Visually inspects, selects and uses only food items of the highest quality in the preparation of all menu items.
Perform routine cleaning of kitchen equipment.
Keep all refrigeration, storage, and working areas in clean, working condition to comply with health department regulations.
Ensure all equipment in working areas is in proper working condition.
Operate and maintain the cleanliness of the various equipment needed to prepare and serve menu items.
Provide training for new team members.
Responsible for passing along shift information to oncoming Line Cooks.
Learn the process of month end inventory.
Contributing to schedules.
Delegate tasks as needed to team members.
Delegate side work and ensure all items are completed and rotated fairly.
Assist leadership in daily break schedule and station rotations.
Good working knowledge of the fundamentals of cooking.
Good working knowledge of accepted standards of sanitation.
Knowledge of operating all kitchen equipment, i.e., stoves, ovens, broilers, slicers, steamers, etc.
Keep work stations and inventory stocked and organized.
Participate in special events and banquets.
Follow standard department and Casino policies and procedures.
Maintain cleanliness and sanitation of food outlets according to Soboba Casino standards and Indian Gaming Health regulations.
Must be physically present to work a regular, reliable, and predictable work schedule in accordance with business demands, and maintain a consistent and regular attendance record.
Perform special projects and other responsibilities, tasks, or duties as requested.
Education / Qualifications
Must be 21 years of age, or older.
High School diploma or equivalent, required.
Culinary School, preferred.
6-12 months of line experience, required.
6-12 months of food preparation experience, required.
Knowledge of knife use and safety, required.
Knowledge of various kitchen equipment, required.
Any combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Must be able to work posted scheduled shifts; scheduling is based on the needs of the Casino.
Must be able to provide evidence of eligibility to work in the United States of America.