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Kitchen Lead - SPRIG RESTAURANT OPENING DECEMBER 2018
Summary
Title:Kitchen Lead - SPRIG RESTAURANT OPENING DECEMBER 2018
ID:1098
Department:Operations
Description

Kitchen Lead Position

Job Overview

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.  Directly responsible for the preparation and maintenance of quality standards, sanitation and cleanliness, training of employees in methods of cooking, preparation, plate presentation and portion control.   Works as a team to execute excellent customer service and an amazing guest experience. 

Experience

2-3 years experience is required.

Must have a flexible schedule and the ability to work evenings, weekends and/or holidays based on business demands.

Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures. 

A working knowledge of the practices and procedures of safe food handling.

SERV-SAFE certified. 

Excellent customer service skills.

Friendly demeanor and positive attitude.

Ability to work in a team.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

Ensure that all food and products are consistently prepared and served according to the restaurant’s recipes, portioning, cooking and serving standards.

 

Assumes responsibility for quality of products served.

 

Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line stations to assure a smooth service period.

 

Make sure that the hygiene and food safety standards are met in all stages of food preparation, starting with the ingredients and ending with the finished dish which leaves the kitchen. 

 

Handles, labels, stores and rotates all products properly.

 

Maintains professionalism and is friendly and approachable towards guests and staff.  Oversees the training of kitchen staff in safe operation of all kitchen equipment and utensils.

 

Reports safety hazards to manager on duty.  Reports all employee accidents to manager on duty.

 

Maintain sense of urgency in kitchen and keeps staff on task.

 

Performs opening and closing duties to insure smooth transition between shifts. 

 

Complete all other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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 with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education: This is an experienced culinary level position.  2-3 years related experience required.

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees to positively represent Altitude Hospitality Group.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to apply basic arithmetic to common food service applications: add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to be adaptable to sudden changes in production plans, scheduling, and resource allocation, and adept at service recovery.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

ServSafe certification preferred and should be obtained within 90 days of employment.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT

Job functions are performed primarily in a clean, ventilated, well-lighted temperature controlled environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately loud.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move 50 pounds or more.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.  While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use their hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. 

 

Hours and Availability

Typical workweek: 25-40 hours for hourly, 45-55 hours for salary.

Hours vary depending on business demand.
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