Perform basic food preparation functions while interacting directly with the guest and assembling and serving food ingredients to create a unique customer experience; assists cooks in food preparation as needed; uses proper preparation and culinary techniques to prepare food including chopping, cutting, slicing, thawing, marinating and sautéing; uses culinary knowledge of proper garnishing and plate presentations; interacts and improvises dishes directly with customers often in theatrical style; maintains a clean, sanitary and safe working environment; uses good sanitation and safety practices. This position is located at Shaw - others available. Please contact us at email@example.com, if this posting is closed as other openings are available.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills:
Graduation from high school or equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.
One year of full time experience in food preparation and use of kitchen equipment.
Knowledge of kitchen safety practices.
Ability to read weights and measures and the ability to weigh and measure ingredients.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions.
Knowledge of various methods of food preparation including sautéing, display cooking, deep frying, grilling and steaming etc.
Ability to properly use knives and standard kitchen equipment.
Ability and skill to prepare items utilizing proper methods and production timing to assure freshly cooked products are ready for continuous service.
Occasional lifting of 26 to 75 pounds
Experience working as part of a successful team; strong organizational skills; good verbal communication skills commitment to, and enthusiasm for, the organization's mission, and respect for our core values; ability to read weights and measures, accurately portion ingredients for recipes; ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions; knowledge of various methods of food preparation including sautéing, display cooking, deep frying, grilling and steaming; demonstrated ability to work with staff at all levels; proper knife handling skills; willingness to work a flexible schedule as necessary.