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Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Oct 31, 2019

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Requirements

2 years


Job Details

About us:


We are a Japanese Izakaya, we have created a fun, authentic, energetic environment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side; an Izakaya is a type of informal Japanese pub. They are casual places for after-work drinking. They have been compared to Irish pubs, tapas bars and early American saloons and taverns.

The Job:


Prep Cook & Food Expeditor


Responsibilities Include:


  • Ensuring the efficient flow of orders from the waiters to the kitchen
  • Ensuring orders are being prepared with the correct priority
  • Assisting in the final preparation of dishes
  • Following the prep list created by chefs to plan duties
  • Labeling and stocking all ingredients on shelves so they can be organized and easily accessible
  • Measuring ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking

Job brief

We are looking for a competent and ambitious Prep Cook & Food expeditor to help keep a smooth workflow between the kitchen and the tables.  You’ll perform routine kitchen tasks such as setting up workstations and ingredients, so that food can be prepared according to recipes. You will work in a fast-paced environment to get proper orders out faster and more efficiently.


As food expeditor, you must have excellent communication skills and experience in a restaurant’s hectic setting. You must have enough stamina to be in constant motion and skills to coordinate and organize processes and people.


The goal is to make service faster and better to help enhance our quality and reputation.


Responsibilities

  • Ensure the efficient flow of orders from the waiters to the kitchen
  • Ensure orders are being prepared with the correct priority
  • Assist in the final preparation of dishes
  • Check dishes before delivery for accuracy, presentation and temperature
  • Deliver orders to maintain fast service
  • Eliminate obstacles in service, food preparation lines or dishwashing
  • Inspect the premises according to quality and sanitation standards and assist in cleaning
  • Transfer important information between the kitchen and the wait staff (e.g. when a customer has a particular request)
  • Follow the prep list created by chefs to plan duties
  • Label and stock all ingredients on shelves so they can be organized and easily accessible
  • Measure ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking
  • Prepare cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat etc.
  • Undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food etc.
  • Prepare simple dishes such as salads, entrees etc.


We are in soft opening phase now, the ideal candidate can start almost immediately.


Required Skills

Chopping

Culinary Menu / Recipe Development

Expediting

Food Cost Optimization

Food Safety Knowledge

Inventory

Kitchen management

Ordering / Purchasing

Portioning

Receiving/Organizing

Scheduling

Staff education / motivation

Ticket Management

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Japanese

Gastro Pub