Cook/ Windsor

We are hiring a full time Cook to join our team at our Windsor location! Please read the description below and if this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

The Cook prepares, seasons, and cooks all food orders in the restaurant and maintains the quality, presentation, and sanitation of the kitchen.

  • Prepares a variety of food utilizing skill and creativity
  • Maintains a clean, organized, and safe kitchen; ensures all sanitation procedures are being followed
  • Cleans food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils
  • Reads food orders or receives instructions as to food required by customer; prepares food accordingly
  • Turns or stir foods to ensure even cooking and seasons and cooks food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience
  • Weighs, measures, and mixes ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment
  • Washes, cuts, and prepares foods designated for cooking, and measures ingredients required for food
  • Regulates temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters
  • Ensures that level of quality, portion control, and plate presentation is adhered to consistently
  • Observes and tests foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing with utensils
  • Ensures adherence to all health and safety regulations and procedures
  • Utilizes tools and machines, measures, cuts, and otherwise works on materials with precision
  • Ensures proper storage labeling and dating of all food
  • Occasionally may need to fill in washing dishes
  • Any other tasks as requested by a manager on duty
  • Principles and processes for providing excellent customer service in a restaurant environment
  • Knowledge of various cooking techniques i.e. grilling, sautéing, frying, making salads
  • Basic business arithmetic
  • Knowledge of general kitchen equipment maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Effectively managing one’s own time and working well as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills for dealing with the public and staff
  • Communicate information and ideas both verbally and in writing so others will understand; ability to give attention to what others are saying and ask questions as appropriate
  • Understanding written sentences in work-related documents
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Understand information and ideas and follow oral instruction
  • Organize, prioritize, and manage time and ability to shift between two or more activities
  • Maintain a high level of attention to detail
  • See details at close range (within a few feet of the observer)
  • Quickly move your hand(s)
  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Minimum six months of related experience in a restaurant environment or equivalent
  • Current Serve Safe or California Food Handlers Certification
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace
  • Bilingual skills a plus
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Passion, enthusiasm, focus, creativity, and a positive outlook
  • Availability to work mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays (required)
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn basic sanitation and workplace safety regulations, food handling techniques, preparation, and cooking procedures
  • Vocational school courses in kitchen basics such as food safety and handling procedures preferred
  • Must be efficient, quick, and work well as part of a team
  • Ability to withstand constant pressure to prepare meals quickly, while ensuring quality is maintained, and safety and sanitation guidelines are observed at all times
  • Personal cleanliness is essential

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We offer a very fun and rewarding workplace that includes group medical/dental/vision/life/accident insurance, 401k, and discounts on beer/food/merchandise!

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