Job Description:

Full time and part-time positions available.

24 months experience preferred

Job Duties:
• Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner
• Operate standard kitchen equipment safety and efficiently
• Follow recipes and presentation specifications
• Clean and maintain station in practicing good safety and sanitation
• Assist with the cleaning and organization of kitchen and equipment
• Restock items as needed throughout the shift
• Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes
• Food preparation and portioning
• Cooking on the grill
• Operating the fry station
• Dressing items to order
• Has strong knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in a restaurant
• Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
• Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task
• Must maintain a high degree of pace and intensity for an extended period of time, have strong menu knowledge, and have ability to accurately read, organize, and coordinate tickets
• Follows recipe and storyboards to prepare and cook meats, fish, poultry, vegetables, and other foods according to proper preparation methods
• Responsible for practicing and upholding health and sanitation standards
• Maintains high standards of personal grooming. Washes hands frequently. Wears gloves to prevent bare hand contact. Promptly changes apron if it becomes dirty
• Must maintain high standards of quality and appearance for all food prepared and served
• Prioritizes food preparation so that all items for check are finished at the same time
• Properly maintain and operate equipment effectively. Complete working knowledge of the safe and efficient use of all kitchen equipment
• All other duties as assigned

 Qualifications/ Skills:
• Stand for entire shift and walk for long periods of time without rest or sitting down
• Push, lift, carry and transfer up to 50 pounds
• Reach with hands
• Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls
• Bend and stoop
• Have the ability to taste and smell
• Verbally communicate with others
• Have the ability to read
• Use close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
• Have ability to freely access all areas of restaurant including selling floor(s), stock area, and register area

• Obtain Food Handlers Permit as required by State regulations

Minimum Education: High School Diploma

To apply for this position, please visit the CareerSource Heartland center nearest you.