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Cook

Company: PeopleReady
Location: Allentown
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

The smells of fresh-cooked food in the kitchen. The clang of pots, pans, and dinnerware as the anticipation of a rush puts you in the zone. You quickly take initiative to ensure the happiness of those who are dependent on you. Does this sound like a scenario that you would take pride in? Do you strive to turn your love of cooking into your career? We are now looking to hire Cooks who possess flexibility and rare dedication to the kitchen. Cooks prepare, season, and craft dishes. They may also order supplies, keep records, and plan and price menu items in addition to other responsibilities. A cook is passionate about his or her craft – making food for an event or restaurant is at the heart of this position.

Note – Pay Rate for this Job is $20.50/Hour

Shift Timing - 1st Shift (Day), 2nd Shift (Evening) & Weekends

Responsibilities Include:

* Prepares and cooks to order foods that may require short preparation time.
* May prepare food and serve customers at an a la carte and may operate a grill station.
* Prepares food in accordance with current applicable federal, state and corporate standards, guidelines and regulations to ensure high-quality food service is provided.
* Reads food order or receives verbal instructions on food required by patron, and prepares and cooks food according to instructions.
* Provides the highest quality of service to customers at all times. Follows basic recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving and serving soups, meats, vegetables, desserts and other foodstuffs for consumption in eating establishments.
* Prepares foods under direct supervision or instruction by operating a variety of kitchen equipment to measure and mix ingredients, washing, peeling, cutting and shredding fruits and vegetables, and trimming and cutting meat, poultry or fish for culinary use.
* Tastes products, reads menus, estimates food requirements, checks production, and keeps records in order to accurately plan * production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment.
* May clean and sanitize work stations and equipment and must follow all regulatory rules and procedures.
* Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.
* Complies with all HACCP policies and procedures. Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
* Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
* Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.
* Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
* May receive inventory, move and lift foodstuffs and supplies and prepare meals for customers requiring special diets.
* May produce some batch goods using basic cooking techniques.
* May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 11 am - 7:30 pm shift

 

Qualifications:

* Minimum one year experience as a cook * Covid-19 vaccination * Good knife skills and a deep knowledge of food preparation * Possess a valid food handler's card or ServSafe certification - our branch will help provide this training * Able to work all areas of the kitchen.

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Keywords: PeopleReady, Allentown , Cook, Other , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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