Job Title: Cook

 

Cook Job Purpose:

Prepares food for clients. Helps devise new methods of cooking and new menu items. Streamlines work from back of house to front of house.

 

Cook Job Duties:

  • Cleans food preparation areas as determined by law and company policy

  • Prepares foods to the specifications of the client

  • Prepares food before the arrival of guests

  • Makes adjustments to food items to accommodate guests with allergies or specific diet concerns

  • Manages other employees in the kitchen

  • Acts as liaison to front-of-house employees to ensure proper food service temperature

  • Seasons food according to recipes or company needs

  • Orders ingredients and spices as needed

  • Operates various kitchen appliance such as a blender, oven, grill, or stand mixer

  • Portions, arranges, and garnishes food based on client preference

  • Assists other cooks during the food assembly process

  • Devises new recipes

  • Estimates expected food consumption and organises preparation

  • Keeps records and accounts of food purchases

  • Orders new menu items for specials or cheap deals

  • Butchers and cooks animal meat based on the restaurant atmosphere

  • Meets with customers to ensure a great meal experience

  • Prepares any necessary sauces or accompaniments before meal service begins

  • Stays open until the last customer leaves

  • Offers a creative menu to compete with other local restaurants

  • Cleans up after business hours

  • Communicates with owner about how to improve meal service

  • Alters dishes based on consumer suggestions or requirements

Cook Skills and Qualifications:

Basic Computational Skills, Organisational Skills, Verbal Communication, Culinary Arts, Kitchen Equipment Knowledge, Butchering, Knowledge of International Cuisines, Creativity, Interpersonal Skills, Culinary Arts Training

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