The role of the prep cook is to safely prepare all menu items for foodservice in a safe and sanitary environment. The prep cook needs to be able to prep all bulk production. The prep cook needs to be able to prepare all pantry food items while maintaining acceptable ticket times with a full monitor. The prep cook needs to be able to follow standard recipes. The prep cook needs to maintain a high level of performance, while ensuring guest satisfaction and profitability in accordance with the company’s service and operational standards. The prep cook should follow the supervisor on duty. The role of the line cook is to safely prepare all menu items for foodservice in a safe and sanitary environment. The line cook needs to be able to work any station in the kitchen as well as be efficient to maintain acceptable ticket times with a full monitor. The line cooks needs to be able to prepare all food items for all stations in a timely manner while following standard recipes. The line cook needs to maintain a high level of performance, while ensuring guest satisfaction and profitability in accordance with the company’s service and operational standards. The line cook should follow the supervisor on duty. The role of the lead cook is to assist the sous chefs in supervising the cooks and utilities by making sure they are on task and completing their assigned tasks as well as maintaining a clean and safe work environment. The lead cook needs to maintain a high level of performance, while ensuring guest satisfaction and profitability in accordance with the company’s service and operational standards. The lead cook reports to the sous chef-on-duty and is expected to lead kitchen staffers when the sous chef-on-duty is not present. Requirements/Responsibilities Essential Functions Prepares all food items to order, following standard recipes and procedures within specified time limits Properly measures and assembles ingredients required for preparing the standard recipes Cuts and/or portions meat, fish and poultry Uses scale to ensure proper portioning of food items and minimize waste of products Accepts or rejects ingredients based on quality and quantity Cleans, organizes, and maintains walk-in refrigerator, cooler drawers, prep and dry storage Maintains work area in a clean, sanitary and safe manner Understands and complies with food safety and temperature standards Assists with inventory control with proper production management to minimize waste Maintains cleanliness and safety standards throughout the kitchen; follows and upholds all health codes and sanitation regulations Ensures that all equipment is set up properly and operating efficiently and accurately Ensures all workstations, remain clean, sanitized, safe and sufficiently stocked Adheres to and enforces inventory and labor control measures; performs inventory counts as requested Insures all policies, procedures and DNC standards and regulations are maintained and followed Ensures highest level of food quality, taste and presentation Participate in actual food preparation, produce food consistently with high quality, taste and presentation Ensure adherence to recipes and product specifications Abilities Excellent knife skills Follow recipes Work calmly and effectively under pressure Must have problem solving abilities Be self motivated and organized Able to stand or walk for entire length of shift Able to work long periods of time without a break Ability to handle multiple assignments at once Able to handle one full monitor while maintaining acceptable ticket times Knowledge of kitchen equipment and utensils Able to lift up to 50 lbs at a time Bad Habits Not following pars Not stocking stations properly Not following recipes Good Habits Lead by example Provide constant feedback Multitask Help out other stations as needed Be a team player Opening Duties Check station and stock to pars on a daily basis Rotate all product(FIFO) Make sure all equipment is on and working Check quality of all food at assigned station Stock and check for proper utensils and portioning devices Make sure all food and pans are rotated for dinner service Make sure all stations are fully stocked prior to opening Closing Duties Break down all equipment to bare minimums and detail clean on a nightly basis Clean gaskets on all refrigeration Wrap, label and date all food for overnight storage and Make sure kitchen is cleaned to the highest standard Make sure all stations are fully stocked prior to closing Special Instructions Please do not send any emails, resumes, or call. 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