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Cook, Lead

Company: Brookdale Foundation House
Location: Federal Way
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:No late nights!Early Access to Paycheck with Earned Wage Access is available for Hourly Associates (outside of CA)Make Lives Better Including Your Own.If you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us! You'll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness.Full suite of health insurance, life insurance and retirement plans are available and vary by employment status. Additional benefits offered include, but are not limited to:Tuition ReimbursementPet InsuranceAdoption Reimbursement BenefitsVariety of Associate DiscountsVeterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.Please note, Brookdale is committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.Responsibilities:Responsible for maintaining high quality standards of kitchen operation, including assisting with all food preparation and plating of food.Prepares meals from standardized recipes in accordance with the menu and ensures proper preparation, portioning, and serving of foods in a safe and sanitary manner.Assumes responsibility for total kitchen operations and handles all situations in the kitchen according to policy. Oversees proper food handling and utilization of all foods to prevent contamination, increase quality, and reduce cost.Sets up food service line and workstations with needed condiments and ensures all required condiments and garnishes are prepared and served with appropriate foods.Assists in coordinating prep for the following day's menu.Assists in training new kitchen employees.Assists in ordering food and kitchen supplies.Assists in creating menus.Assists in execution of special events and functions.Fills in for the Sous Chef when absent and may be required to supervise other staff positions.Responds to community issues or concerns that may occur in the dining room.Keeps stock rooms, coolers, and freezers clean. Ensures that food supplies are rotated and all perishables are labeled, dated and stored properly.Maintains kitchen cleanliness and proper food preparation according to state and local health department code requirements and departmental procedures.Keeps food waste to a minimum by utilizing food storage and food recycling techniques.This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.Qualifications:Education and ExperienceHigh school diploma or equivalent plus one year certificate from college or technical school preferred. Minimum of six months food preparation experience required.Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special RequirementsCurrent ServSafe Certification required. Obtain/hold any local, state and/or county required food handling/sanitation licenses and/or certificates.Management / Decision MakingUses limited independent judgment to make decisions based on precedents and established guidelines. Solves problems using standard procedures and precedents. Knows when to refer issues to supervisor and when to handle them personally.Knowledge and SkillsHas a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires basic analytic ability. Has an overall understanding of the work environment and process. Has working knowledge of the organization.Physical Demands and Working ConditionsStandingRequires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendorsWalkingSittingOccasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage.Use hands and fingers to handle or feelReach with hands and armsPossible exposure to communicable diseases and infectionsClimb or balanceStoop, kneel, crouch, or crawlTalk or hearTaste or smellExposure to latexAbility to lift: Up to 50 poundsPossible exposure to blood-borne pathogensPossible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazardsSubject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipmentVisionBrookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.Salary Range Information: $19.15 - $24.30 / hour

Keywords: Brookdale Foundation House, Federal Way , Cook, Lead, Hospitality & Tourism , Federal Way, Washington

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