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Lead Line Cook/Grill Cook (charbroiler grill experience)

Tastes on the Fly - SFO

Jun 24, 2019 - Peninsula


Looking for grill master with major experience on a gas or wood fired grill. 

Cook on the Grill

The grill cook’s primary task is preparing food on the grill. Grill cooks typically cook meat, but they may also be responsible for grilling other kinds of foods, like vegetables, depending on the restaurant’s menu. The grill cook monitors the meat’s temperature to ensure it is cooked safely.

Plate Food

After the food is cooked, the grill cook is responsible for plating it and making it look good. Customers want their food to look appetizing, so the grill cook prepares food in an attractive manner.

Prepare Ingredients

Before the food is cooked, grill cooks are responsible for preparing ingredients. This usually takes place before the restaurant opens and continues throughout the day as the grill cook uses ingredients.

Clean the Grill

After the restaurant closes, and even throughout their shift, grill cooks are responsible for cleaning the grill. This involves scrubbing off remaining food and washing the general area. Cleanliness is of utmost importance in the kitchen, and the grill cook is responsible for making sure customers stay healthy.

These are essential functions and the percentages are estimates only.
75% - Preparation and plating of all grill/menu items
10% - Cleaning of the line and work areas on a consistent basis and as directed by the chef
10% - Keeping line stocked with necessary goods and communicating any shortages to chef promptly
5% - Preparation of base items, i.e. sauces, portioning goods, ingredient processing, etc.
Individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and must be able to demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the position.
Ability to understand English
Ability read English
Ability to perform basic sanitation practices
Ability to handle a knife and other sharp objects with extreme caution and skill
Ability to handle food safely
Ability to convert measurements
Ability to work in a fast paced and stressful environment
Ability to work as a team player and communicate with co-workers effectively
Ability to listen to and follow direction

In addition to performing the essential functions, this position may be required to perform any combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function solely at the discretion of the department manager, which may be based upon the particular requirements of that day.

Deep cleaning projects

Prep cook duties

Perform any and all other duties asked of you related to the operation of the restaurant
Maintain regular and prompt attendance in conformation with company standards and policies. Employees with irregular attendance may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Consistent time and attendance is essential to the successful operation of the department. Maintain a professional demeanor with co-workers and guests at all times. Maintain a professional and hygienic appearance at all times. Report to work in a clean and complete uniform. Due to the seasonal nature of the restaurant industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to accommodate the business needs of the restaurant upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with the Tastes on the Fly SF rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of its business. Employees who violate these rules and regulations may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

To be eligible to work in our airport locations, candidate must pass a U.S. government, 10-year criminal background check and TSA security threat assessment.
Six months’ experience as line cook in fast paced high volume environment or promotion from prep cook
Any combination of education, training and work experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Successfully pass an extensive 10-year criminal background check conducted by the FBI.
Successfully pass computerized employment testing and in-person interview

$19.60/hour plus Union Benefits

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