Guest Services, Inc Cook in Davenport, Washington
JOB SUMMARYThe Cook assists the Chef or General Manager by preparing, cooking, and serving food.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS *Prepare and cook food items according to recipes, daily menus, and supervisor instructions. *Clean and inspect kitchen equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas in order to ensure cleanliness and functional operation. *Operate food station, including performing station checklist, temperature log, counter meeting, and signage. *Requisition food supplies, kitchen equipment, and appliances, based on estimates of future needs. *Monitor menus and spending in order to ensure that meals are prepared economically. *Maintain awareness of safety issues, and report them immediately to your manager. SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE *Partial High School education required; High School Diploma/G.E.D. preferred. *Culinary knowledge. *Food Safety certified and strong sanitation habits. *Strong customer service abilities; actively looks for ways to assist customers and coworkers. *Ability to recognize when a problem has occurred and communicate it to management. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS *Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly frequent movements from place to place within the unit. Bend, lift, carry, reach/extend arms and hands above shoulder height frequently, or otherwise move in a constantly changing environment. *Lifting, carrying, and pushing up to 25 lbs. regularly, 30-35 lbs. frequently, and up to 50 lbs. occasionally. *Ability to stand for the entire work day. *Climbing steps regularly. *Withstanding temperature extremes in freezer, refrigerator walk-in and grill areas. *Reading and writing work-related documents in English. *Speech recognition and clarity, including the ability to understand the speech of customers and co-workers and the ability to speak clearly so that you can be understood by customers and co-workers in English. *Constantly communicates and receives verbal communication with other employees in fast-paced kitchen. *Physical presence at the job site is essential to perform job duties. EQUIPMENT USED *Standard commercial cooking machinery and utensils.