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Line Cook

by Human Resources | Aug 29, 2016

Under direction of the Culinary Management Team, the Line Cook prepares and cooks all menu items according to proper recipes in a consistent, timely manner with emphasis on quality and presentation. Performs duties in a conscientious, professional, friendly, efficient and courteous manner; ensuring a quality guest experience and guest satisfaction.

The Line Cook, as with all members of the Tamarack Junction Casino Team, is expected to conduct himself/herself in a manner, which demonstrates initiative, professionalism, personal awareness, integrity, and exercises confidentiality in the appropriate areas of his/her performance. 

 

  • Performs basic cooking skills, including sauté, baking, broiling, grilling, etc.  Has full working knowledge and understanding of all menus and composites.
  • Performs assigned opening duties to stock station with proper food preparation levels needed for the shift.  Carries food supplies, equipment, and utensils to and from storage and work areas.
  • Cleans and portions, and cuts or peels various foods to prepare for cooking or serving. Understands and follows proper portion control to ensure minimal food waste.
  • Follows all established safety and sanitary practices and procedures.  Routinely checks food temperatures and rotates food items as necessary.  Routinely checks food items for freshness and discards spoiled food items.
  • Follows all recipes and specifications to maintain quality and consistency.
  • Understands and demonstrates preparation of high quality products and presentation.
  • Understands and reads tickets rung into to POS systems and prepares items according to each ticket.
  • Assumes total responsibility for assigned station including cleanliness and organization.
  • Performs closing side work to ensure a clean and safe station.
  • Keeps Shift Supervisor/Manager informed of guest reactions, comments or problems that may arise.
  • Regularly provides information to management staff regarding safety concerns and the general appearance of the casino to ensure a quality and safe environment for guests and staff.
  • Promotes positive guest relations by projecting a courteous, helpful attitude and assisting guests and team members when appropriate.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

 

TECHNICAL / PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE:

 

  • Effective oral communication skills.
  • Provide exceptional guest services at all times.
  • Work independently and follow verbal and written directions, policies, and procedures.
  • Basic cooking knowledge including fry, grill, sauté’, and pantry.
  • Ability to read and follow a recipe.  Has full working knowledge and understanding of all menus and composites.
  • Understands proper handling/storage and rotation of food items
  • High School diploma (preferred).
  • Previous line cook or kitchen experience preferred. 

 

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