Kitchen Cook
NYLO Providence/Warwick - Providence, RI

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Position Title: Cook
Department: Kitchen
Reports to: Executive Chef
General Responsibilities: Responsible for preparing and/or directing the preparation of food to be served complying with all applicable sanitation, health, and personal hygiene standards and following established food production programs and procedures.

Major Responsibilities: Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

-Prepare, to order, all food items following standard recipes and procedures within specified time limits
-Prep assigned items
-Grill, deep fry, bake, broil and microwave raw and prepped foods
-Measure and assemble ingredients and cook items according to recipes and menu specifications
-Maintain cooking line in a clean, sanitary and safe manner
-Uniforms and aprons should always be clean and neat
-Stock/restock items on line according to specifications
-Wash and clean raw food products
-Peeling, dicing, shredding and slicing food products using electric equipment
-Assist in an entire team effort
-Maintain personal health and sanitation standards (wash hands when using restroom, etc.)
-Other duties as directed.

Essential Physical Requirements: Estimated percentage of daily physical requirements and/or number of pounds that may need to be lifted on the job.

-Stands during entire shift.
-Reaches, bends, stoops, lifts, shakes, stirs, pours, carries and pushes.
-Lifts and carries tubs and cases, weighing up to 75 lbs.
-Essential hand/eye coordination.
-Frequent exposure to smoke, steam, high temperatures, humidity, extreme cold.
-Communicates with grill cooks/servers.
-Reads orders on tickets.
-Substantial repetitive motion of the wrists, hands and fingers.
-Hazards may include, but are not limited to, cuts from knives, slipping, tripping falls and burns.
-Frequent contact/immersion of hands in water, sanitation solutions, meat products, poultry products, seafood and produce items.
-Frequent washing of hands.
-Equipment/machines used in the performance of this job

The incumbent must maintain skills necessary to safely and efficiently operate the following equipment and machines used in the performance of this job:

-Kitchen equipment, i.e., oven, stove, dishwasher, slicer, coffee machine, steamer, mixer, and chef's knives.

Knowledge and Skills:
Special Skills or knowledge necessary for this position.
-Communicates with grill cooks/servers.
-Reads orders on tickets.
-Judges quality and quantity of raw and cooked items.
-Knowledge of workplace safety procedures.