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Line Cook - Cleaver & Cork KC

Line Cook - Cleaver & Cork KC

Job ID 
2015-2365
Venue Name 
Cleaver & Cork KC
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Posted Date 
9/2/2016

More information about this job:

Overview:

A gourmet butcher-driven Gastro-pub, featuring mid-western influenced offerings with fresh, seasonal and local ingredients.  The menus, developed by chef, Alex Pope, showcase classic yet bold ingredients meant to accent the highest quality meats and seafood available as well as cleverly curated cocktail and wine lists.  The space celebrates  timeless comfort using natural materials and colors while maintaining a subtle, metropolitan feel.  Cleaver & Cork is soon to become downtown Kansas City’s choice for a truly distinctive culinary and cocktail experience.

 

We are looking for an energetice, experienced and professional individual to be become part of our team as a Line Cook to prepare meals in accordance with portion and quality standards sepcified in recipes. 

 

Responsibilities:

Includes, but not limited to:

  • Control food usage to minimize waste.
  • Prepare and cook orders for daily operations in a timely manner.
  • Advise supervisor of low inventory items; assists in receiving items and taking inventory as required.
  • Restock items as needed through the shift.
  • Maintain sanitation and cleanliness standards in the kitchen area that meet or exceed the state and local Health Board inspection and company requirements.
  • Maintain a clean, neat and well-organized work area, including but not limited to reach-ins, walk-ins and counters.
  • Reports all unsafe or malfunctioning equipment to supervisor.
  • May assist by performing ware washer or other kitchen duties as needed.
  • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments.  May occasionally interact directly with guests.
  • Perform more than one task at a time.

 

Qualifications:

At least on year experience of cooking on a fast paced kitchen line and food preparation experience.  Culinary certified training preferred.

  • Must be able to demonstrate the basic knowledge of cooking, following recipes, portion control, and presentation. 
  • Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with the other cooks, wait staff and supervisors.
  • Reading and writing abilities are utilized often when preparing meals from a recipe, when assisting in the scheduling of the kitchen staff, or when monitoring inventory.
  • Mathematical skills, including basic math, percentages, quantities, and variances are used frequently.
  • Alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card as required by local or state government agency.
  • May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

This job requires ability to perform the following:

  • Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 75 pounds.
  • Standing up and moving about the kitchen in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Handling food, objects, products and utensils.
  • Bending, stooping, kneeling.