Cook

  1. Denver,CO
  2. Sep 07, 2017
  3. Restaurant : Prep/Line Cook
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Delaware North/Denver Intl Airport is hiring for a Cook job in Denver,CO

Position Summary

Under the direction of supervisor, prepares and serves hot and/or cold food items, in accordance with the Company’s GuestPath Universal Service Standards and applicable Operational Standards.   

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares food to specifications before and during unit operations.
  • Properly measures and portions all food items. Complies with all portion sizes, quality standards, department rules, policies and procedures.
  • Cooks all food to proper specifications in a timely manner.
  • Utilizes kitchen equipment to prepare food items such as: knives, slicers, whips, pots, pans, warmers, steamers, grills, ovens, etc.
  • Ensures proper food temperatures are maintained and food is stored correctly.
  • Ensures freshness and quality of all menu items.
  • Packages all products to proper specifications          
  • Performs opening, closing and side work duties as instructed and according proper guidelines.
  • Keeps workstation and equipment clean, organized, sanitized, and sufficiently stocked.
  • Follows and upholds all health codes and sanitation regulations.
  • Sets up and operates kitchen equipment
  • Uses waste control guidelines and records all waste on spoilage sheet.
  • Performs other duties assigned

Non-essential Functions:

  • Completes end of day inventory and other opening/closing duties in accordance with company checklists and procedures 

Education & Experience:

  • High school education is desired; participation/enrollment in culinary program a plus
  • Minimum of 6 months- 1 year previous experience in back-of-the-house foodservice position preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • 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

Physical Requirements:

  • 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, bending and squatting
  • Pushing and pulling occasionally, to move equipment, mops and brooms

Environmental Working Conditions:

  • 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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Delaware North is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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