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EMPLOYEE DINING COOK (CANADA)

3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-9280
# Positions
1
Alberta

Overview

The EDR Cook produces a variety of quality hot/cold food for staff in a clean, safe, sanitary environment. Follows cycle menus & recipes and gives personal best in service.  Adheres to all sanitation regulations and requirements and assists in other departments or with other job duties as requested.

Responsibilities

  1. Arrives to work on time and in proper uniform and models the way for a successful EDR operation.
  2. Produces a quality product in a timely fashion for employees.
  3. Prepares, seasons, and cooks a wide variety of meats, vegetables, soups and other food items in accordance with prescribed recipes.
  4. Takes initiative to prepare creative specials and meals that are within costs guidelines.
  5. Slices, grinds, and cooks meats and vegetables using a full range of cooking methods.
  6. Assists with other duties or in other kitchen stations as needed.
  7. Checks supplies and prep lists and ensures all items are prepped in a timely fashion and replenishes service lines as needed.
  8. Inventories menu items and works with Chef or Storeroom clerk to order needed supplies.
  9. Cleans and maintains Kitchen equipment, utensils, dishes, pots, pans, glassware, tables, refrigerators, deep fat fryers, ovens, ranges and all other work areas according to sanitation regulations.
  10. Uses dish machine to properly and safely clean dishes, utensils, pots, pans, and glassware.
  11. May periodically train new employees or staff from other departments.
  12. Completes GPC Sanitation program.
  13. Complies with all health and safety codes in handling and storage of all food products and kitchen equipment.
  14. Assists in other departments or with other job duties as requested.

Qualifications

  • Culinary degree, training or equivalent work experience required.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in high volume commercial production, banquet style operations required.
  • Must possess a wide range of basic cooking techniques and product knowledge.
  • Must have proper knowledge of current accepted sanitation regulations.
  • Must be able to safely use cleaning equipment and supplies.
  • Solid knife skills required.
  • Must be able to read and write effectively.
  • Must have strong organization skills.
  • Must be able to speak clearly and respectfully.
  • 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 be able to work efficiently alone, or as part of a team.
  • Must posses current Food Safety certification.

Work Environment

  • High volume Kitchen/EDR in a Hotel environment.
  • National Park setting.
  • Climate control equipment may or may not be present.
  • Position requires working in varying temperatures, including occasional work within coolers and freezers.
  • 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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