Neat Cook I

Alys Beach is seeking an experienced Cook I. This position’s primary function involves the daily production of food items as it relates to all stations in the kitchen, maintaining a clean and efficient work environment, operating kitchen equipment and includes gaining food and beverage knowledge, as well as a commitment to deliver a high level of service.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in communication within the culinary department and restaurant team.
  • Set up and break down of workstation
  • Monitor food quality while preparing foods.
  • Operate kitchen equipment to include, vita mix, robo coupe, ranges, grills, fryer, and ovens.
  • Taste foods for correct seasoning.
  • Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, storage, and rotation of foods.
  • Prepare foods to recipes, quality standards, and presentation standards.
  • Prepare special meals and substitute items.
  • Assist in proper safe food handling procedures.
  • Train and serve as a role model for new associates.
  • Serve food in proper portions in proper plate/bowl.
  • Wash and sanitize work area including tables, tools, knives, and kitchen equipment.
  • Welcome and acknowledge all guests and associates according to company standards.
  • Anticipate the needs of our guests and owners.
  • Take an active role in reporting maintenance needs, accidents, injuries, and unsafe working conditions to a manager.

Job Requirements

  • Ability to complete safety training and obtain certifications.
  • Ability to communicate professionally with guest, owners, and other associates.
  • Ability to stand, sit, and/or walk for an extended period of time.
  • Ability to reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
  • Ability to move, carry, lift push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Ability to tolerate exposure to smoke, steam, loud noises, wet conditions.
  • Ability to work in the heat and/or cold, often with extended exposure to the sun.

Preferred Skills

  • A minimum of 2-year food and beverage experience.
  • A culinary degree, certificate or attendance at a culinary school is preferred.
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