First Cool F/T & P/T – U1173

Job title: First Cool F/T & P/T – U1173
Posted on: May 30, 2022
Job Description:

Reporting to the Kitchen Manager or Sous Chef, the First Cook is responsible for providing exceptional food quality for
employees and guests. This role requires the incumbent to demonstrate strong knowledge of food safety and ensuring that all
cleaning and sanitation requirements are being followed at all times.
Key Accountabilities
. Excellent internal and external customer service skills are required to be displayed at all times
. Prepare food for the buffet, a la carte menu, cafeteria and catering events according to specifications and guest
. Prepare a la carte menu orders as per specifications and ensure proper presentation and garnishment of dishes in an
efficient manner
. Collaborate with Third Cook to ensure all food items are prepared under the supervision of the Sous Chef and Kitchen
. Bake, roast, steam broil and cook food as required
. Control food waste and spoilage
. Restock low food items and inventory during shift
. Ensure cleanliness and sanitation of the kitchen area at all times
. Inspect work area daily and report any hazards and/or defective equipment to the Sous Chef/Manager immediately
. Comply with all health and safety requirements including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
. Report all injuries, accidents and unusual conditions to the Kitchen Manager/Sous Chef immediately
. Perform other duties as required by the Kitchen Manager/Sous Chef

Required Skills:

. Must have formal culinary training with 4-5 years of progressive culinary experience in a large kitchen
. Extensive knowledge of kitchen equipment, food safety and sanitation practices
. Must be WHMIS certified
. Show initiative and understanding of other roles and responsibilities in the kitchen
. Exceptional knife handling skills
. Ability to follow and provide instructions in a friendly and professional manner
. Be thoroughly familiar with the causes of food poisoning and method of prevention
. Ability to analyze current inventory and develop daily prep lists in order to control food waste and spoilage
. Ability to prioritize and possess excellent time management and organizational skills
. Maintain a positive working relationship with fellow employees and management as part of a team
. Ability to work independently and under pressure in a fast paced environment
. Ability to perform tasks and duties effectively and safely within prescribed time limits


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Employment Type:
Field of Work: Restaurant/Food Services
Required skills:

Company information

City: Port Perry
Prefered method of contact: Email