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Cook/Line Cook

Location: New York, NY, United States
Job # 11357981
Date Posted: 09-11-2018
Cook/Line Cook
Location: New York, NY 10019
Job Type: Contract Role
Pay Rate: $18/hr
Start Date: ASAP

Our Company
Our Client is a workplace hospitality platform focused on transforming the way people meet and work. We partner with the world’s largest landlords to humanize the workplace experience by offering enterprise companies and building tenants access to a shared network of premium meeting and event spaces, flexible workspaces, and hospitality amenities – all enabled by a mobile technology platform. Founded in 2009, we have locations in New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles, with plans to expand globally. The company has been named one of America’s 100 Most Promising Companies by Forbes, one of LinkedIn’s Most In-Demand Startups, one of America’s fastest growing companies by Inc. Magazine, and the #11 Best Workplace in New York by Fortune Magazine.

Role Summary
In this role, the culinary team carefully curates seasonal menus to offer a delectable variety of options that provide lasting energy to fuel productivity. We're looking for Cooks to join out prestigious Culinary Team. The Cook is responsible for assisting in daily production of culinary requirements and works in partnership with the service teams to ensure we are exceeding the expectations of our guest. We need someone with experience in a la carte restaurants and high-volume conference environments.

The Cook will also perform duties which maintain the cleanliness and organization of all food service department areas, utensils, equipment and vehicles in a sanitized and orderly condition. We need someone customer focused, with strong attention to detail, as well as someone highly motivated and ready to work in a team.
Competencies
- Minimum High School/GED diploma
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of culinary arts
- Some experience preferred
- Must be highly motivated and ready to lead themselves and other team members
- Ability to take initiative and solve problems
- Proven excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
- Ability to actively engage in conversations with clients
- Proven excellent attention to detail
- Must have knowledge in sanitation guidelines
- Food Hygiene or Food Handling Certificate preferred (NYC DOH)
- TIPS Certifications preferred
- Knowledge of various cooking techniques such as baking, roasting, broiling, grilling, and the use of required tools

Duties and Responsibilities
- Prepare, season and cook various soups, meats, vegetables, desserts, and other food related items for consumption in the establishment
- Estimate food requirements and place the correct order to suppliers
- Observe and understand all DEHC safety and security procedures
- Observe and test foods by tasting, smelling, and ensuring the correct temperatures in accordance to DEHC standards
- Present oneself in a professional manner
- Care and cleaning of kitchen equipment, dish room and pot washing areas
- Washes pots, pans, trays and other cooking and serving equipment
- Operate and maintain dish room equipment according to sanitary standards
- Follows principles of sanitation and safety in handling food and equipment
- Transfer supplies and equipment between storage and work areas by hand or with the use of a hand truck
- Removal of trash, separates into designated containers, and maintain clean floor in kitchen and dining area
- Steam cleanse and/or scrubs out trash and garbage cans
- Complete shift work, as assigned, in a timely thorough manner in accordance with department standards.
- Inform chef and manager in a timely manner when supplies are low
- Follows and observes all company policies and procedures
- Follows company standards for attendance and punctuality
- Assist other functions as needed
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 Please submit your resume for immediate consideration. Thank you!
 
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