HMSHost, world hospitality leader, is looking for experienced cooks to join our new restaurants at Salt Lake City International Airport! If you have a positive outlook, enjoy a fast-paced, high volume environment and are a team player, don't delay!
Second Cook - Production Kitchen - Shifts Vary (Job # 121666)
The Second Cook is responsible for food production, preparation and presentation, and is able to rotate through all food stations to ensure a high quality product is served to the customer. This role will perform a variety of duties in the preparation and cooking of various food products.
The Second Cook is responsible for communicating any potential problems to the manager on duty, providing the highest level of service to customers and associates at all times, and performing all responsibilities as directed by assigned management. This is a non-exempt position which reports to the Manager, Assistant Manager or Operations Director, depending upon local requirements.
Specifically, the Second Cook-Production Kitchen: * Follows recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving and serving food items which may include soups, meats, vegetables, desserts and other food and beverage products * Tastes products, follows menus, estimates food requirements, checks production and keeps records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment as needed * Operates a variety of kitchen equipment; measures and mixes ingredients; washes, peels, cuts and shreds fruits and vegetables * Handles organic and specialty ingredients * Maintains quality control for all products, including monitoring freshness of product daily * Acquires an intermediate level of knowledge of ingredient specifications and seasonal variability * Coordinates food output with the other cooks * Practices excellent food safety and sanitation practices and complies with HACCP standards * Stocks, dates, rotates and checks temperature of product * Fully understands the menu, ingredients and nutritional content, and is able to communicate that information clearly to customers
Qualifications include: * 2-3 years of closely related culinary experience, working in a high volume casual dining restaurant environment or similar position/experience * Intermediate level food knowledge pertaining to Soups, Sauces and Pantry * Proficient knife cutting skills, and have a full knowledge of dry and moist cooking principles * Food preparation skills and knowledge of HACCP standards * Working knowledge of a variety of kitchen equipment; grill, fryer, slicers, and ovens * Proficient skills in handling organic and specialty ingredients and quality control * Ability to adapt to changes in new menu items and cooking techniques * Ability to work in a fast-paced environment * Ability to complete multiple tasks/heavy volume under time constraints * Working knowledge of weights, measures and various cooking techniques * Working knowledge of restaurant control systems such as prep chart, pull charts, basic recipe conversions * A professional appearance and demeanor
At HMSHost, we supply our team members with the ability to maximize their potential so that they can achieve each of their goals. Join us today and get your career moving forward!
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