Cook / Kitchen helper

Full Time
EXPIRES 31 Jan, 2020

Job Location

Farm East Bank Demerara

Description

The kitchen staff works on the front lines of restaurant, cafeteria, and catering kitchens, interacting with cooks, waitstaff, bartenders, and customers. They work part-time or full-time, days, nights, weekends, and sometimes early in the morning to prep food.

Part of a larger food preparation and delivery team, the kitchen staff works in a fast-paced and sometimes demanding environment helping to prepare delicious meals

Requirements

Quick and efficient workers with experience in food preparation or cooking.

  • Dependability – a food service employer is only as successful as the cooks and kitchen staff it employs; the kitchen staff is expected to be reliable, on time for work, and consistent with the work they do.
  •  
  • Physical stamina – the kitchen staff work on their feet for the duration of their shifts, around scheduled breaks, in kitchens that may be uncomfortably warm; often they hand wash dishes in hot water, climb up and down ladders and stairs, and carry up to 50 pounds for short distances.
  •  
  • Customer service – working in all areas of the kitchen and often the food delivery space, including bars, seating areas, buffet tables, and dining rooms, the kitchen staff inevitably interact with customers, willingly listening to and assisting customers with their requests, even when they fall outside the kitchen staff’s normal duties.
  •  
  • Facility with kitchen equipment – the kitchen staff work with sharp and potentially dangerous equipment on a daily basis—whether the deli slicer or pizza oven , they work safely and effectively with all kitchen equipment.
  •  
  • Team player – the kitchen staff takes direction from the kitchen supervisors and facility managers and is willing to assist other team members to get their jobs done

Responsibilities

The kitchen staff performs a wide range of duties in the fast-moving kitchen; they are the utility people, often assisting head cooks, line cooks, managers, and waitstaff with various aspects of meal preparation and delivery. Current job listings identify the following duties for kitchen staff:

Basic Food Prep

The kitchen staff arrives early to organize the kitchen and do food prep to streamline cooking and meal presentation, including washing, peeling, and cutting fruits and vegetables; mixing ingredients for dishes; and cutting and seasoning meats.

Meal Presentation

The kitchen staff organizes customers’ plates before the waitstaff—or sometimes even the kitchen staff—bring the final product to the customer. They have a working knowledge of the day’s meals and menus and understand what each dish calls for before delivery.

Stock Kitchen and Storeroom

The kitchen staff works with management and head cooks to receive, stack, and properly store food in kitchens, cold storage, and storerooms. They transfer food and supplies to the kitchen as needed.

Cleaning Duties

The kitchen staff is responsible for ensuring all areas of the kitchen, food prep, and food storage areas are clean and properly sanitized. This includes washing dishes and cooking equipment, cleaning floors, sanitizing countertops and cutting boards, and maintaining all areas to health code standards.

Kitchen Setup and Breakdown

If they are the first to arrive, the kitchen staff turns on the lights and grills, starts kitchen prep work, and prepares the kitchen and customer areas for service. When they’re the last to leave, the kitchen staff puts food and dishes away, cleans and mops the floors, and turns off all ovens, stoves, and other cooking equipment.

Remuneration

Wages will be discussed at the interview stage.

Apply now

Interested Candidates can apply by sending their application and CV to jobs.parkvue@gmail.com or hand delivered to our front desk.

Apply Online
You may alternatively apply for this job online with your SkilledGuyanese profile.
Your application will be emailed to the employer immediately.
Then, the employer will be able to view your application on our website.

A JOB BY

Park Vue Hotel



Overview

No description yet.
Browse More Jobs
300x100 pixels
300x200 pixels
300x300 pixels

Share this job