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Cook - Lead B

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Cook – Lead B


Job Description

The Cook – Lead is responsible for preparing cooked foods, and must be able to perform all station
functions of Fry, Flat Top Griddle, Pantry, and cooking eggs; providing guidance to more junior kitchen
staff; communicating ticket times and potential problems to the manager on duty and servers as
necessary; providing the highest quality of service to customers and associates at all times; performs all
other responsibilities as directed by the business or as assigned by management. This is a non-exempt
position and typically reports to the Store Manager, Assistant Store Manager, or General Manager
depending upon local requirements.
Essential Functions:
? Follows recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving and
serving food items which may include soups, meats, vegetables, desserts and other food and
beverage products
? Tastes products, follow menus, estimate food requirements, check production and keep records
in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment as
? Provides guidance / leadership for determining process flows during high volume times
? Monitors kitchen activities, providing input and advice to team to optimize productivity
? Cleans and sanitizes work stations and equipment
? Practices excellent food safety and sanitation practices and complies with HACCP standards
? Operates a variety of kitchen equipment; Measures and mixes ingredients, washes, peels, cuts
and shreds fruits and vegetables
? Stocks, dates, rotates, and checks temperature of product


Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Work Environment:
? Requires food preparation skills and knowledge of HACCP standards
? Requires a minimum of 3 year of closely related cooking experience in high volume or fast casual
dining restaurant environment
? Requires advanced or specialized food knowledge pertaining to making Sauces, Soups, Sauté,
Broiler, Fry, and Pantry
? Requires the ability to speak, read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and
policy documents, as well as converse comfortably with customers
? Requires the ability to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
? Requires the ability to bend, twist, and stand to perform normal job functions
? Frequently immerses hands in water and water diluted with chemical solutions
? Frequently works with sharp knives, utensils, and hot plates
? Frequently works in hot environment
? Supervisor/Lead experience preferred

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