Banquet Cook

Riverside Hotel

Fort Lauderdale,FL


* Drug Free Workplace Environment*REPORTS TO: KITCHEN SUPERVISOREXECUTIVE CHEFREQUIREMENTS:Minimum 4 years cooking experience requiredAble to work independently with limited supervisionAble to read and speak EnglishMust have open availability to include weekends and holidaysSUMMARY:Prepare and cook food with attention to cleanliness and sanitation, quality standards, taste, timeliness and cost effectiveness with respect for fellow cooks and the hotel environment.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:* Control quality and consistency of all food served* Insure that station or relevant prep list is set in a timely manner* Insure all supplies necessary for service are in appropriate supply before service* Assist in controlling waste and cross utilizing* Demonstrate knowledge of all food items produced by an assigned station* Handle and store food properly and safely* Produce all orders consistently, quickly, and in accordance with established quality standards* Demonstrate safe and competent use of all tools: knives, pots, pans, stoves, ovens, grills, slicers, steamers, etc.* Demonstrate knowledge of all basic cooking techniques: saut , braise, poach, grill, poele, fry, steam, etc.* Dress in the full appropriate uniform at all times* Respect scheduled hours of work and have all exceptions to these scheduled hours approved by a manager* Keep work area clean at all times* Demonstrate respect for fellow associates, equipment, and customers* Abide by all hotel policies and procedures* Communicate with the supervisor after each shift change and ensure all tasks are complete* Interact professionally and effectively with other line cooks to achieve team objectives* Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned. The employee is expected to work in other areas of the hotel when needed to assist operations to perform job duties not necessarily contained in this job descriptionTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.EQUIPMENT USED:* Mixers* Slicers* Blenders* Ovens ranges* Gas stovesPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Position: * Standing/walking* Forward bend, squat, forward reach to retrieve items from cabinets* Repetitive forward bend of head/neck* Lifting through height of 6" to 5'(squatting or forward bend) from dolly to refrigerator shelves* Carrying boxes/bags of food a distance of 10 feet* Shoulder motions below 90 degrees shoulder flexion* Gross grasp to hold tongs, spoons* Repetitive elbow motion in mid-range for chopping* Repetitive wrist motions through partial range for stirring and choppingForces: boxes of celery, potatoes, carrots, etc.: 50 lbs. ea.pots of food: 25-50 lbs.stirring food: 5-10 lbs. of force may be needed to stir thicker consistency foods such as Potato SaladRepetitions: * Standing virtually all day (most standing is in one spot by stove)* Walking: occasionally* Lifting from dolly to refrigerator: 10-20 minutes 2 x day* Forward flexion of head/neck: during all stirring and choppingTasks:* Stirring, chopping: repetitive and very frequentEnvironment: Most of shift is spent standing in front of hot stoves or ovensSensory: High abilities with touch, sight, hearing, smell, and tasteEOE: M/F/V/D

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