Lead Cook at New Era Field
Posted on Nov 17, 2018 by Delaware North
Delaware North Buffalo Sportservice is the exclusive concessions, Premium dinning and retail provider for New Era Field.
Position Details Position Summary:
To oversee in the preparation of food. Also follow instruction of: Executive Chef, Sous Chef. Able to guide and motivate staff.
- To oversee the daily food preparation in the Main Kitchen and external events
- To open and/or close kitchen to Chefs standards
- Cook food to specifications set forth, and to palatable finish
- Cook food required for the day, any events, and to prepare for the following day: Events, and Kitchen set up
- Follow corporate specifications in regards to uniform, hygiene, and Guest Path Standards
- Follow ALL NYS Department of Health safety and sanitation rules and regulations
- Maintain orderly and clean work stations
- Maintain kitchen equipment in terms of daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning duties
- To maintain and check proper stocking
- To maintain and check par levels of prepped product
- Responsible for baseline food preparation
- With help of Executive Chef and Sous Chef will guide and motivate staff
- Responsible for tracking of product waste and rotation
- Report to Chefs with any staff discrepancies that cannot be handled alone
- Responsible of checking and filling out of prep sheets
- Responsible for proper portion control
- Responsible over all cleanliness of kitchen and walk-in coolers and freezers
- Uses waste control guidelines and records all waste on spoilage sheet
- Must be able to lift and carry items up to 50lbs
- Must be able to stand for periods up to 6-8 hours
- Previous cooking experience required, must supply references
- Culinary Education Preferred
- Ability to read and understand recipes and food abbreviations
- Pleasant and friendly; ability to adhere to GuestPath s Universal Service Standards
- Ability to communicate with others
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
- Attentive and detailed oriented
- Capable of following procedures and taking directions
- Basic math skills; ability to understand, calculate and follow recipe measurements and proportions
- Manual dexterity sufficient to chop, mix, blend, whip etc. a variety of foods and liquids
- Ability to lift and carry large pans from ovens or freezers, weighing up to 50 lbs
- Ability to handle or operate dangerous kitchen equipment
- Ability to move rapidly and coordinate multiple orders
- Standing and walking for entire length of shift
- Frequently required to reach up to 6-7 feet, twist at waist, climb ladder, bend and/or squat
- Pushing and pulling occasionally, to move equipment, mops and brooms
- Kitchen environment noise levels may be moderate to high
- Works frequently in a hot and damp environment
- In contact with sharp knives, slicers, boiling liquids, hot pans, etc.
- Hazards include, but are not limited to, cuts from broken glass, metal cans, scalds and burns, slipping and tripping
- Frequently immerses hands in water
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