Line Cook
Goldbelt, Inc. - Juneau, AK

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Title: Line Cook Department: Food & Beverage Hours of Work: 20-40 hours

Category: Seasonal FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Salary/Grade Level: Date Approved: Reports to (Supervises/Liaison): Kitchen Supervisor; Food & Beverage Manager

SUMMARY

Responsible for the proper preparation and presentation of all food products at the Tramway restaurant, in order to contribute to guest satisfaction providing a premier customer service atmosphere.

JOB DUTIES
  • Prepares and cooks all food for a workstation, specifically the main menu and special items, balancing simultaneously different plates; seasons and presents the same as described on the menu.
  • Continues to learn and gain experience in the preparation of more complicated dishes, sauces, etc.
  • Maintains high sanitation standards and proper hygiene and sanitary habits at all times
  • Ensures proper food handling and storage and space/equipment cleanliness; and assists supervisor in preparing for health inspections.
  • Provides assistance and guidance, including one-to-one training, to all kitchen staff in order to put out a top quality food product in an efficient manner
  • Develop/maintain teamwork and to contribute to a smooth operation.
  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned

NECESSARY SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
  • Ability to meet time and attendance requirements
  • Ability to work all different shifts including holidays and weekends
  • Knowledge of the practices and techniques of restaurant cooking, food presentation and storage
  • Knowledge of all kitchen equipment and appliances;
  • Knowledge in sanitary food requirements/codes
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work productively, skillfully and under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to balance and “push out” simultaneously at least 15 different plates; good dexterity.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to learn, understand, and follow oral and written instructions/directions.
  • General knowledge of customer service and food service principles;
  • Ability to lead by example including the ability to adequately train staff with minimal experience;
  • Ability to handle stressful situations effectively while meeting deadlines;
  • Ability to assist in smoothing out problems between staff working the kitchen and floor areas and between early and late shifts
  • Thorough knowledge of state sanitary regulations and requirements,
  • Thorough knowledge of standard practices and procedures related to food preparation and storage.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with other employees
  • Ability to work directly with the public, providing information and assistance on a daily basis
  • Ability/willingness to learn and pass on to guests those areas of interest to visitors, such as local history, people, culture, geography, etc.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)
  • High school diploma or equivalent, AND
  • One (1) year as a line cook with experience in a high volume environment..
  • Alaska food workers card

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)
  • Culinary training from an accredited Culinary Institute.
  • Current CPR and first aid certificates,
  • Drug testing may be required.
  • Fire prevention training
  • ServSafe certification

WORKING CONDITIONS

Standard kitchen environment as part of an aerial tramway and lift operation at a 1800 ft. elevation; constant exposure to extreme heights, and periodic exposure to dangerous equipment during emergency evacuations or power failures. Constant movement in narrow/confined work spaces and a hot, noisy environment; prolonged standing for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift/move up to 80 lbs, periodically, constant bending, lifting, stooping is required to maintain adequate supplies. The Tram is a non-smoking facility with designated outside smoking areas.

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