Culinary & Kitchen Positions

  • Full Time | Part Time
  • Hourly

Competencies

  • Communication Proficiency
  • Problem Solving and Solution-Oriented Thinking
  • Eye for Detail
  • Positive Attitude
  • Team Oriented

Culinary and Kitchen position duties include but are not limited to:

Contribute to the food program through food preparation, cooking, and sanitation. To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have culinary experience.

Responsibilities:

for all Kitchen & Culinary Positions:

  • Communicate kitchen needs with the General Manager and Kitchen Manager.
  • Keep kitchen set up and stocked on a continual basis.
  • Ensure proper preparation for food service prior to service hours.
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers.
  • Any other duties and responsibility needed to ensure the effective operation of the kitchen.
  • Store all food products in compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash etc.
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers.
  • Any other duties and responsibility needed to ensure the effective operation of the kitchen.

for Prep Cooks:

  • Follow the prep list set by the Kitchen Manager and Sous Chef.
  • Perform routine kitchen tasks so that food can be prepared according to recipes.
  • Label and stock all ingredients on shelves so they can be organized and easily accessible, as well as ensure all food and other items are stored properly.
  • Prepare ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat etc.
  • Undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food etc.
  • Prepare simple dishes for service.

for Line Cooks:

  • Contribute to customer service needs.
  • Work the line throughout service.
  • Ensure that food comes out simultaneously, in high quality and in a timely fashion.
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as prep cook.
  • Knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen.
  • Manual dexterity able to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils.
  • Current Texas Food Handler’s Certificate.
  • Able to lift boxes up to 50lbs on occasion.
  • Able to work variety of shifts, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to walk, stand and work in a fast-paced, stressful environment.