Plunge Beach Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Prepares, seasons, and cooks soups, meats, vegetables, desserts, and other foodstuffs for consumption in eating establishments by performing the following duties.
Reads menu and reviews forecasting sheets to estimate food requirements and orders food from supplier or procures food from storage.
Adjusts thermostat controls to regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, roasters, and steam kettles.
Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipe to prepare soups, salads, gravies, desserts, sauces, and casseroles.
Bakes, roasts, broils, and steams meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
Adds seasoning to foods during mixing or cooking.
Observes and tests foods being cooked by tasting, smelling, and piercing with fork to determine that it is cooked.
Carves meats, portions food on serving plates, adds gravies and sauces, and garnishes servings to fill orders.
Washes, peels, cuts, and shreds vegetables and fruits to prepare them for use.
Butchers chickens, fish, and shellfish.
Cuts, trims, and bones meat prior to cooking.
Bakes bread, rolls, cakes, and pastry.
Keep cooks line well stocked with food, plates and utensils.Job Description Restaurant Cook
Insure proper food portions are being used as per specs.
Neatly arrange all foods on plates according to the menu specs.
Keep the kitchen as clean as possible at all times. Area should be completely cleaned at the end of each shift.
Insure proper sanitation procedures are being observed at all times.
Become an expert on the causes of foodborne illnesses and follow all procedures to insure precautions are being taken.
Insure that all orders are prepared for delivery in the 20 minute service standard.
Insure buffet is set up within 5 minutes of scheduled opening.
Insure buffet items are stocked to a minimum of 50% full.
Insure meeting breaks are set up a minimum of 5 minutes prior to the scheduled break and any water stations or breaks are replenished a minimum of ones every 60 minutes.
SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully Perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to walk and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
QUALIFICATION STANDARDS: Education:
One year certificate from college or technical school; or
equivalent combination of education and experience.
Three to six months related experience and/or training.
This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an associate in this position may be asked to perform from time to time
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