Line Cooks Wanted

  Ottawa

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The position is responsible in supporting our continued efforts in preparing a variety of our food products including dough, meats, vegetables, sauces, and other food products using a variety of equipment and utensils according to the Daily Prep List.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Work effectively and cooperatively with others, establishing and maintaining good working relationships through building trust, treating others with respect and demonstrating integrity.
• Ability to understand and utilize all policies, procedures, standards, specifications and guidelines including those related to food safety, food preparation, timing, cleanliness, and health and safety.
• Ability to leverage opening and closing checklists. Good ability to follow Daily Prep List at the start of each shift for assigned duties.
• Prepare a variety of doughs, meats, vegetables and other food items for cooking in ovens, grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment.
• Ensure consistent compliance of our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.
• Portion food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications.
• Maintain a clean and sanitary work station area including tables, shelves, walls and refrigeration equipment.
• Close the kitchen properly and follow the closing checklist for kitchen stations. Assist others in closing the kitchen.
• Attend all scheduled employee meetings and bring suggestions for improvement.
• Promptly report equipment and food quality problems to Manager.
• Inform Manager immediately of product shortages.
• Use our Standard Recipe Card for preparing all products. Do not rely on your memory of or that of other employees.
• Perform other related duties as assigned by the Manager.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE and KEY SKILLS:
• Experience in kitchen preparation.
• Minimum of 6 months of experience working in a similar capacity.
• Ability to communicate clearly with managers and kitchen personnel.
• Ability to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50 pounds.
• Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 5 hours

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