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Grill Cook - HMS Host (O'Hare)

Employer Name: HMS Host
Location: O'Hare Airport
Job Code: 1161


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The Cook is responsible for preparing cooked foods, and must be able to perform all station functions of Fry, Flat Top Griddle, Pantry, and cooking eggs; communicating ticket times and potential problems to the manager on duty and servers as necessary; providing the highest quality of service to customers and associates at all times; performing all other responsibilities as directed by the business or as assigned by management. This is a non-exempt position and typically reports to Store Manager, Assistant Store Manager, or General Manager depending upon local requirements.

Job Description

  • Follows recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving and serving food items which may include soups, meats, vegetables, desserts, and other food and beverage product.
  • Tastes products, follow menus, estimate food requirements, check production and keep records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment as needed.
  • Cleans and sanitizes work stations and equipment.
  • Practices excellent food safety and sanitation practices and complies with HACCP standards.
  • Operates a variety of kitchen equipment; Measures and mixes ingredients, washes, peels, cuts, and shreds fruits and vegetables.
  • Stocks, dates, rotates and checks the temperature of the product.
  • Completes any other duties assigned.

Skills & Requirements

  • Requires food preparation skills and knowledge of HACCP standards.
  • Requires a minimum of 1 year of closely related cooking experience, work experience in high volume and casual dining restaurant environment preferred.
  • Requires food knowledge pertaining to Soups, Broiler, Fry, and Pantry.
  • Requires the ability to speak, read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and policy documents, as well as converse comfortably with customers.
  • Requires the ability to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
  • Requires the ability to bend, twist, and stand to perform normal job functions.
  • Frequently immerses hands in water and water diluted with chemical solutions.
  • Frequently works with sharp knives, utensils, and hot plates.
  • Frequently works in hot environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V)

Drug Free Workplace (DFW)

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