Our client is a Food Manufacturing Facility in the Bronx, seeking Batch Cooks. If you have at least 1 year cooking experience in a professional commercial kitchen and have a passion for culinary this job MIGHT be for you. NYC food handlers cert preferred.
Prepares food to specifications before and during unit operations.
Properly measures and portions all food items. Complies with all portion sizes, quality standards, department rules, policies and procedures.
Cooks all food to proper specifications in a timely manner.
Utilizes kitchen equipment to prepare food items such as: knives, slicers, whips, pots, pans, warmers, steamers, grills, ovens, etc.
Ensures proper food temperatures are maintained and food is stored correctly.
Ensures freshness and quality of all menu items.
Packages all products to proper specifications.
Keeps workstation and equipment clean, organized, sanitized, and sufficiently stocked.
Follows and upholds all health codes and sanitation regulations.
Sets up and operates kitchen equipment
Uses waste control guidelines and records all waste on spoilage sheet.
Performs other duties assigned
Education & Experience:
High school education is desired; participation/enrollment in culinary program a plus
Minimum of 6 months- 1 year previous experience in back-of-the-house food service position preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to read and understand recipes and food abbreviations.
Pleasant and friendly.
Ability to communicate with others.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Attentive and detailed oriented.
Capable of following procedures and taking directions.
Basic math skills; ability to understand, calculate and follow recipe measurements and proportions
Manual dexterity sufficient to chop, mix, blend, whip etc. a variety of foods and liquids.
Ability to lift and carry large pans from ovens or freezers, weighing up to 50 lbs.
Ability to handle or operate kitchen equipment
Ability to move rapidly and coordinate multiple orders.
Standing and walking for entire length of shift
Pushing and pulling occasionally, to move equipment, mops and brooms
Hours of operation may vary, including weekdays and weekends and may include some holidays.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.
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