7 days old

Cook

Smithfield Specialty Foods
Smithfield, VA 23430
  • Job Code
    114499737

Overview

The Taste of Smithfield Restaurant

The Cook is responsible for accurately and efficiently preparing, seasoning and cooking all menu items in accordance with standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, recipes, policies and procedures. Also performs other duties in the areas of food and final plate preparation including plating and garnishing of cooked items and preparing appropriate garnishes for menu item plates.

Position is located in Smithfield, Virginia. No relocation offered, must provide own transportation.

This is not a general laborer position in the Plant.



Responsibilities

  • Prepares food in accordance with food safety preparation guidelines to include cooking temperatures and times and presents food on the plate in a generally pleasing fashion.
  • Follows recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving & serving food items to include soups, sandwiches, meats, vegetables & other menu products.
  • Inspect kitchen prior to beginning cooking to ensure up to standard regarding food safety guidelines, inspects all food items before use for any sign of cross contamination or spoilage.
  • Handles, stores, labels, & rotates all products properly & in accordance to applicable state laws.
  • Keeps kitchen free of health code violations. Cleans kitchen on daily schedule outlined by executive chef.
  • Estimates expected food consumption; then requisitions or purchases supplies, or procures food from storage.
  • Consults with supervisory staff to plan menus, taking into consideration factors such as costs & special event needs.
  • FIFO foods to ensure top quality food execution.
  • Assist in dish-washing and maintain a clean dish pit when dishwasher hasn't arrived for the day.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

<br /><strong>Overview</strong><br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;"><strong>The Taste of Smithfield Restaurant</strong></span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">The Cook is responsible for accurately and efficiently preparing, seasoning and cooking all menu items in accordance with standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, recipes, policies and procedures. Also performs other duties in the areas of food and final plate preparation including plating and garnishing of cooked items and preparing appropriate garnishes for menu item plates.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Position is located in Smithfield, Virginia. No relocation offered, must provide own transportation.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">This is not a general laborer position in the Plant.</span></p> <br /><br /><strong>Responsibilities</strong><br /><br /> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Prepares food in accordance with food safety preparation guidelines to include cooking temperatures and times and presents food on the plate in a generally pleasing fashion.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Follows recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving & serving food items to include soups, sandwiches, meats, vegetables & other menu products.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Inspect kitchen prior to beginning cooking to ensure up to standard regarding food safety guidelines, inspects all food items before use for any sign of cross contamination or spoilage.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Handles, stores, labels, & rotates all products properly & in accordance to applicable state laws.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;"><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Keeps kitchen free of health code violations. </span>Cleans kitchen on daily schedule outlined by executive chef.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Estimates expected food consumption; then requisitions or purchases supplies, or procures food from storage.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Consults with supervisory staff to plan menus, taking into consideration factors such as costs & special event needs.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt;">FIFO foods to ensure top quality food execution.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt;">Assist in dish-washing and maintain a clean dish pit when dishwasher hasn't arrived for the day.</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;"><em>The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.</em></span></p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/OaWGEMSEN7OrTDqdunqgp"> <br/><br/><br /><strong>Qualifications</strong><br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 8pt;"><em>To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions</em>.</span></p> <ul> <li> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 1.85pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 8pt;">High School diploma/GED and 2+ years of cooking experience in a well-rated restaurant, preferred but not required.</span></div> </li> <li> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 1.85pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 8pt;">Strong time management skills.</span></div> </li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva; color: #000000;">Culinary training is preferred, but not required.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva; color: #000000;">Strong work ethic and commitment to uncompromising quality.</span></li> <li> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 1.85pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 8pt;">Customer serviced focused, team player with a willingness to help other employees when needed.</span></div> </li> <li> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 1.85pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 8pt;">Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekend and evening shifts.</span></div> </li> <li> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 1.85pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 8pt;">Ability to work shifts with long periods of walking and standing.</span></div> </li> <li><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 8pt;">Must have Food Handler's Card.</span></li> </ul><p>PI114499737</p>

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Posted: 2019-10-11 Expires: 2019-11-11

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