Job ID:  25834144

Company:  MainStay Suites

Application Type:  Seeking Full-time (post graduate opportunities), Seeking Part-time (non-Co-op/Intern

Job Title:  Line Cook

Description:  JOB SUMMARY Accurately and efficiently cook meats, fish, vegetables, soups and other hot food products as well as prepare and portion food products prior to cooking. Perform other duties in the areas of food and final plate preparation including plating and garnishing of cooked items and preparing appropriate garnishes for all hot menu items. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Ensure that Daily Prep List is complete and sufficient prep product is available for lunch and dinner service. Use Standard Recipe Card for preparing all products. Portion food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications. Stock and maintain sufficient levels of food products at line station to assure a smooth dinner service. Prepare items for broiling, grilling, frying, saut ing or other cooking methods by portioning, battering, breading, seasoning and/or marinating. Prepares a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items for cooking in broilers, ovens, grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment. Assumes 100% responsibility for quality and presentation of products served. Communicate with service staff verbally and through use of the 86 board. Use and understand point-of-sale system. Understand and comply consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking. Assist in serving, expediting and busing as needed. Maintain and take responsibility for clean and sanitary food preparation spaces. Follow all food safety practices. Do all dishes and clean kitchen area before shift is over. COMPETENCY: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner Develops alternative solutions Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations Responds promptly to customer needs Responds to requests for service and assistance. Interpersonal - Maintains confidentiality. Oral Communication - Responds well to questions Demonstrates group presentation skills. Team Work - Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively Able to read and interpret written information. Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences Promotes a harassment-free environment. Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures. Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment Manages competing demands Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent Arrives at meetings and appointments on time. Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed. Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work Develops innovative approaches and ideas. Professionalism - Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position. Quality Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Quantity Strives to increase productivity. Safety and security- Observes safety and security procedures. Reports potential unsafe conditions uses equipment and materials properly. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Experience A minimum of 6 months of food service or food preparation experience is preferred. Language Ability Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Math Ability Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts and taxes in the event the point-of-sale system is unavailable. Ability to properly count out change and fill out shift paperwork. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Reasoning Ability Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge or be willing to learn the point-of-sales system. Certificates and Licenses No certifications needed Valid Driver s License preferred. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee could encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather) work near moving mechanical parts work in high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to chemicals outdoor weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand walk sit use hands to finger, handle, or feel reach with hands and arms climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

Application Instructions:
Please email resume to hr@newleafhospitality or stop by the MainStay Suites at 604 Westview Lane in Stanley to fill out an application.