ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Reports to work on time and is on the prep station as indicated on the work schedule. Uniform meets restaurant requirements and is maintained and clean. Practices positive personal hygiene and cleanliness habits during all work shifts.
Prepare food items, preparation equipment, small wares, plate ware, food ingredients, garnishes and supply items needed for effective operation of the station. Reports any problems or discrepancies to Sous Chef/Chef on a timely basis.
Assists other kitchen personnel in food preparation and side work according to prep lists. Preps all food product according to the standards and procedures stated on the RCSH recipe books.
Preps all food to ensure that all items are prepared according to company specifications, recipes, procedures, plate presentation and quality standards. Ensures our guests have a superior dining experience by correctly prepping food products.
Maintains the highest degree of sanitation, cleanliness and food safety for work area to include prep tables, counter tops, refrigeration units, floors, walls and shelving.
Accomplishes all job duties while adhering to all safety guidelines and practices throughout the shift. Immediately reports any unsafe condition or unsafe act, accidents and/or injuries to the Sous Chef/Chef.
Supports other Back-of-House positions as needed, providing a seamless Guest experience to all Guests.
Correctly completes all station closing duties at the end of each shift. Assists Sous Chef/Chef and other kitchen team members in accomplishing closing duties and kitchen cleanliness.
Additional duties as assigned.
Must be able to lift, handle, and carry food, small wares, equipment, supplies and paper goods at a minimum of 50 pounds
Must be able to constantly stand and exert well-paced mobility for a period up to eight hours in length
Must be able to bend, kneel, stoop, reach and squat on a frequent basis to receive and store stock, supplies and equipment as well as to work the line during service periods
Must be able to communicate effectively and listen attentively to supervisors, employees, vendors and guests
Must be able to taste - to be able to distinguish between and among flavors, spices, temperatures, mouth feel and smell - to distinguish between and among odors and scents as to their appeal and level of intensity for all food and beverage products
Must be able to work in an environment subject to extreme cold (30 degrees), heat (temperatures above 100 degrees), loud noises from restaurant equipment and machinery, and fumes, odors, dust and smoke
The use of cut gloves as that is a company requirement for all BOH personnel for safety of our staff.
Maintains good grooming habit
Minimum 1 year experience as a prep cook in a full service, fine dining upscale, table cloth or casual dining restaurant required
Experience with fresh products preferred
Minimum 100 covers per shift
Must be able to communicate effectively and listen attentively to supervisors, other team members, vendors and guests
Ability to understand communication in English
Position may require work on nights, weekends, and holidays
NOTE: The information here does not constitute a contract, express or implied. The content of this material is not all-inclusive but is for informational purposes only. Ruth's Chris Steak House is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Ruth's Chris Steak House, Inc.