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Prep Cook / Utlities in Sarasota, FL at Poet’s Walk

Date Posted: 12/21/2018

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Job Description

Position Summary:


Providesa high quality service to ourresidents, guests, and staff.  Participates in all aspects of foodproduction in accordance with the daily menu planner, using standardizedrecipes in a timely manner. In addition follows all cleaning and sanitizationprocedures to maintains kitchen equipment and supplies.

Essential Functions:

  • Preps and serves meals.
  • Receives, rotates, and maintains inventory of products.
  • Keeps compliance with all record keeping.
  • Prepares food in accordance with menus, diet specifications, ensuring all special dietary needs are met and prepares texture modified food as directed, and resident preferences.
  • Follows a menu to prepare and cook meats, fish, poultry, gravies, soups, vegetables and other foods according to proper preparation methods.
  • Ensures compliance with state, local, and regulatory agencies.
  • Responsible for general cleaning, washing dishes, pots and pans, mopping and sweeping of kitchen area.
  • Maintains proper kitchen sanitation for the whole area, removing trash and general kitchen tasks.
  • Provides cooks and food servers with clean cooking utensils and service ware for the guests.
  • Maintains knowledge of the maintenance of service ware, and proper handling of china and glassware.
  • Assists fellow staff members in taking beverage order and, and demonstrates knowledge of menu items, provide excellent service according to service standard.
  • Informs Lead Dining Captain or Chef when problems arise with a guest.
  • Maintains kitchen floor free of debris and liquid at all times.
  • Maintains chemical par level for operation.
  • Prepares 3 compartment sink according to sanitation standards.
  • Uses proper technique to load and unload dishwasher.
  • Makes sure that the dishwasher machine is cleaning properly, reaching proper sanitizing temperature.
  • Keeps and maintains a clean workstation at all times.
  • Cleans all drains.
  • Buses the plates, glasses and silver ware.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Attends all required training, in-service, and staff meetings
  • Performs all duties in adherence to company standards
  • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.
  • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward all residents, visitors, and co-workers.
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures of company.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Experience And Education:

High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate); 1 plus years experience, or an equivalent of education and experience; culinary degree a plus. May be required to obtain/hold any local, state and/or county required food handling/sanitation licenses and/or certificates

Time spent in physical exertion: Standing (over 2/3), walking (over 2/3), sitting (under 1/3), using hands to finger, handle or feel (over 2/3), reach with hands and arms (over 2/3), climb and balance (1/3), stoop, kneel, crawl (1/3), talk or hear (over 2/3), taste or smell over (over 2/3). Lifting up to 10 pounds (1/3-2/3), Up to 25 pounds (1/3); Up to 50 pounds (under 1/3); up to 100 pounds (under 1/3)


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