VIAD

COOK 2 - PREP COOK (CANADA)

3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-9268
# Positions
1
Alberta

Overview

Prep Cooks assist in preparation of daily menu items in accordance with all company recipes, and work in a variety of stations to produce quality and timely hot/cold food for guests and staff in a clean, safe and sanitary manner. Must adhere to all food safety & sanitation regulations and requirements. Assists in other departments or with other job duties as requested.

Responsibilities

  1. Reports to work on time and in proper uniform.
  2. Assists in producing a quality product in a timely fashion for guests and employees.
  3. Assists Location Chef and Cooks with preparation of soups, sauces, entrees, cold side items; salads, desserts and EDR production.
  4. Works in designated station as set by Location Chef/Sous Chef.
  5. Checks supplies and prep lists and ensures all items are prepped in a timely fashion.
  6. Inventories menu items, stocks and preps area with needed supplies.
  7. Follows all set recipes and standards as set by company.
  8. Prepares food for menu as ordered by waitstaff for guests and for employee cafeteria.
  9. Assists with a variety of tasks for Employee cafeteria operations; prepping, production, set up, food service, break down and clean-up as required.
  10. Cleans and maintains Kitchen equipment, utensils, dishes, pots, pans, glassware, tables, refrigerators, deep fat fryers, ovens, ranges and all other work areas in accordance with sanitation regulations.
  11. May periodically train new employees or staff from other departments.
  12. May assist with stocking and inventory, unloading of trucks, organization of storeroom, etc..
  13. Completes GPI Sanitation program.
  14. Complies with all health and safety codes in handling and storage of all food products and kitchen equipment.
  15. Adheres to all hotel policies and regulations.
  16. Assists in other departments and with other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Culinary degree or training is preferred.
  • Previous commercial kitchen experience preferred.
  • Must know or be able to quickly learn basic cooking techniques.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of proper sanitation policies.
  • Must be able to perform all manual aspects of Kitchen operations.
  • Must be able to read and write clearly.
  • Must be able to speak clearly and respectfully with coworkers and guests.
  • Strong interpersonal skills required.
  • Must be pleasant, helpful, friendly, outgoing, enthusiastic and courteous in dealing with co-workers.
  • Must be team-oriented, positive and upbeat.
  • Must posses current Food Safety certification.

Work Environment

  • High volume Kitchen/EDR in a National Park, hotel environment.
  • Climate control equipment may or may not be present.
  • Working in varying degrees of temperatures is required, including coolers, freezers, hot line, etc.
  • Job requires standing for long periods of time, walking, bending, handling, reaching, grasping, lifting 50 lbs., and repetitive motions.
  • Kitchen environment may have times of high noise levels.
  • Non-smoking environment.

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