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OTG - LaGuardia Airport (LGA) hiring Line Cook - LGA in New York, NY

OTG - LaGuardia Airport (LGA)More Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expires: Dec 16, 2019


Requirements

2 years


Job Details

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Position Summary:

Assists Cooks and Chefs with a variety of tasks, including but not limited to, station set-up, washing, portioning, boning, slicing, and dicing meats and vegetables. Performs station break down and clean up.


Responsibilities:

- Follows recipes to ensure consistency and quality standards

- Receives, labels, dates, rotates, and refrigerates all products to ensure freshness and to control waste

- Follows prep bar lists and prioritizes production to avoid product run outs

- Demonstrates product standards and recipe knowledge daily in a Line Check

- Cleans and maintains prep area (e.g. utensils, prep table, equipment, sweeps floors, walls, and any back of the house area, etc.)

- Washes, peels, cuts, slices, dices, and portions specific food and menu items in accordance with established par levels

- Maintains a clean, neat, well-groomed appearance

- Prepares and plates certain menu items according to specifications

- Aids in moving and installing beer kegs as needed

- Ensures that safety and sanitation standards are maintained

- Properly uses personal protective equipment

- Welcomes and acknowledges guests according to company standards, when applicable

- Communicates with others using clear, respectful, and professional language

- Communicates any assistance needed during busy periods to the chef to ensure optimum service

- Maintains confidentiality of propriety information

- Maintains and cares for company equipment according to instruction

- Develops and maintains positive working relationships with others and works toward the goal of customer satisfact

- Ensures adherence to quality expectations and standards

- Completes prep list in accordance with specifications

- Wears disposable gloves when handling raw products and changes gloves when preparing a new or different food product

- Records all waste on standard form when it occurs

- Communicates any product run-outs, equipment issues, and quality or service problems to the MOD immediately

- Fulfills additional responsibilities as requested by kitchen personnel and management

- Performs other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications:

- Knowledge of professional cooking and knife handling skills

- Knowledge of safety and food handling guidelines and procedures

- Knowledge of local, state, and federal health and sanitation laws

- Understanding of proper use of maintenance of major kitchen equipment including stoves, refrigeration, slice, knives, and dish machine

- Ability to work in a team environment and take direction

- Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure

- Ability to stand and exert fast-paced mobility for entire shift

- Ability to work in a high energy and demanding environment

- Can effectively solve problems and is a team player

- Ability to transport up to 50 lbs. on occasion and up to 35 lbs. regularly

- Effective and professional oral communication skills




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