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Job Title:   Cook - American Fish
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ARIA Resort & Casino
530114
Food & Beverage - Kitchen/Chef/Cook/Helper
Full-Time
Part-Time
18 and over
 
 

JOB DESCRIPTION:
  • Maintain solid knowledge of all food products and is able to skillfully apply culinary techniques.
  • Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas.
  • Transport supplies from the storeroom and stock in designated areas.
  • Start prep work on items needed for the particular menu of the day.
  • Prepare all menu items following recipes and yield guide.
  • Ensure all products are rotating on a first-in, first-out philosophy.
  • Ensure all requisitions are processed properly and placed in designated area.
  • Properly label and date all products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment.
  • Be familiar with all Hotel services/features and local attractions/activities to respond to guest inquiries accurately.
  • Maintain and strictly abide by State sanitation/Health regulations and Hotel requirements.
  • Meet with Assistant Chef to review assignments, anticipated business levels, changes and other information pertinent to the job performance.
  • Complete opening duties such as setting up work station with required tools, equipment and supplies; inspecting the cleanliness and working condition of all tools, equipment and supplies; checking production schedule and pars; establishing priority items for the day and informing the Assistant Chef of any supplies that need to be requisitioned for the day's tasks.
  • Organize all of the various prep items needed from different areas to ensure that all items are in place and ready for service.
  • Continue prep work after the meal period for the next meal service.
  • Maintain proper storage procedures as specified by Health Department and Hotel requirements.
  • Minimize waste and maintain controls to attain forecasted food cost.
  • Disinfect and sanitize cutting boards and worktables.
  • Transport empty, dirty pots and pans to the pot wash station.
  • Breakdown work station and complete closing duties as assigned
  • Properly label and dates all products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation.
  • Apply basic knife skills required for service.
  • Read, measure and execute recipes.
  • Maintain a solid menu knowledge and attention to detail with plate presentation.
  • Versatile in preparing both hot and cold items.
  • Assist Master Cook as needed in execution of service.
  • Assist Pantry Workers and Helpers as needed in execution of service.
  • Maintain a solid knowledge, understanding and preparation of base sauces, stocks and soups.
  • Work as a team, assisting all guests’ and employees’ needs and inquiries.
  • Effectively communicate with management, chefs and service staff in order to fulfill and address any issues or needs requested by guests and or other employees.
  • Perform other related duties as necessary.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Required:
  • At least 2 years of experience as a cook in a fast paced, high-volume restaurant.
  • Basic working knowledge of knives and knife skills.
  • Working knowledge of kitchen equipment to include, but not limited to a slicing machine, juicer, Cryovac machine, small wares equipment.
  • Working knowledge of health, safety and sanitation procedures.
  • Working knowledge of weights, measures and various cooking techniques.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
Preferred:
  • Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.

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