Kensington Place - Columbus, OH
$12.00 - $14.00 Hourly
Hospitality - Hotel
Responsible for preparation, cooking, and serving of proper portions of entree food items in accordance with planned menus and recipes. Responsible for storage of leftover food and departmental sanitation duties according to established procedures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepare hot and cold food items according to established menus and/or special requests following recipes and procedures. Maintains high standards of food quality, and nutritional value, and sanitation of food area. Prepare food items for any special functions or events as needed.
Determines amount and type of food, fresh fruit and vegetables are necessary and ensures appropriate quantities are available; communicates needs and/or places orders for next day as needed.
Ensure that closing duties and departmental sanitation procedures are performed daily and the proper sanitation and storage of all left over food items and kitchen equipment.
Supervise all Dining Services staff in the absence of the Kitchen Manager ensuring successful execution of meals and kitchen services including delegation of preparation, service duties and closing.
Ensures compliance with state, local, and regulatory agencies as it relates to food services.
Assists with the set up and clean up of food production.
Assists in the daily maintenance of range, cook tables, sinks, refrigerator and freezer and any other kitchen equipment. Notifies Kitchen Manager and/or Environmental Services Supervisor of any malfunctioning or unsafe equipment.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS SUPERVISES:
May provide indirect guidance or supervision to wait staff.
High school diploma or GED required. Training in culinary techniques helpful
One year cooking experience. Experience working with the elderly helpful.
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Effective interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and exercise patience in stressful situation.
Ability to work with a diverse group of people.
Knowledge of computers and Microsoft office is helpful.
Knowledgeable in quantity cooking procedures and principles.
Knowledgeable in cooking characteristics in various types of meat, fish, fowl, and other entree ingredients.
Ability to read, write, and speak the English language clearly.
Ability to handle multiple tasks without sacrificing quality of service.
Flexibility in managing schedule including weekends and evening hours.
Valid Ohio driver's license, access to reliable insured transportation and ability to meet LSS insurance standards required
Seeing: read reports and use computer
Speaking & Hearing: communication with clients and co-workers
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling up to 25 lbs
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling 25-50 lbs
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling 50-100 lbs
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling over 100 lbs
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: write, type, use phones, etc.
Sitting for extended periods of time
Normal kitchen working conditions with the absence of disagreeable elements. This position works with hot food, sharp knives, and heavy steam pans. The temperature in the kitchen can be warmer than normal room temperature.
LSSCO is an EOE. M/D/V/F