Looking for a new dynamic culinary team!
We are reopening a busy location in downtown Huntsville located on the waterfront and looking for a new team to get us going for a busy season ahead.
Reporting to the Head Culinary team leader, this position is responsible for tasks that focus on the day to day activities in the kitchen. Assist cooks and Sous Chef in all areas of the kitchen including food production, standards and kitchen sanitation. Position assists in ensuring guest satisfaction is achieved while maintaining the operating standards.Plan and direct food preparation and cooking activities. Estimate food requirements. Estimate food and labour costs. Prepare and cook meals and specialty foods including dishes for customers with food allergies or intolerances. Plan menus. Consult with clients regarding banquets and special functions, and plan and arrange food requirements for these functions. Requisition food and kitchen supplies and equipment. Schedule staff. Supervise cooks and kitchen staff. Supervise sous-chefs.
Knowledge of kitchen operational procedures
Knowledge of basic sanitation requirements and food handling safety standards
Have a good understanding of food cost and waste control
Good customer and associate relation skills
Knowledge of overall restaurant operations as they relate to the kitchen
Good communication skills (verbal, listening, writing)
Strong organization skills
Knowledge of purchasing, understanding of receiving, stock rotation and storage
Knowledge of governmental regulations and safety standards (WCB, MSDS)
Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the health and safety program
Adhere to all environmental policies and programs as required
Other duties as assigned
High School Diploma or equivalent required
Culinary Education/Trade papers
Certifications as required to comply with local Health codes
Related work experience in a high paced kitchen environment (3-5 years min)
Must be able to work in hot, humid, cold environments
Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays
Required to move, lift, carry, pull and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance
Stand for an extended period of time or for an entire shift
Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting and pulling
Move through narrow, confined or elevated spaces
Move over sloping, uneven or slippery surfaces
We look forward to hearing from you. Please note that only serious candidates will be contacted.