Anaheim Ducks / Honda Center Lead Cook - Part Time job in Anaheim, CA

Anaheim Ducks / Honda Center
Job Title
Lead Cook - Part Time
Job Type
2695 E. Katella Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92806

Lead Cook - Part Time

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Lead Cook  - Part Time


A lead cook will be responsible for supporting the culinary efforts within the operations by providing oversight of all event based tasks associated with preparation and execution.  A lead cook will ensure progress is maintained throughout each shift with monitoring of food quality and ensure that all safety and sanitation standards are adhered with at all times.  In addition, a lead cook will be responsible for providing exceptional service to both external, and internal team members leading by example.  This is a part-time, event-based position located within the Food and Beverage Department of the Honda Center.   Hours for this position fluctuate depending upon arena event schedule.


Examples of Essential Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Monitor/ oversee completion of daily time and temperature logs for each station
  • Ensure accurate labeling, dating, and rotating (using the FIFO method) of all raw and prepared food products
  • Ensure proper work procedures, safety, and sanitation standards; especially as it pertains to use of equipment are practiced by all team members working within your areas
  • Report any injury, accident and/or food borne illness incident (customers and/or staff) accurately and promptly to a Chef/ Manager
  • Support culinary leadership with the oversight and on-the job supervision of all culinary teammates as it pertains to the accurate completion of all culinary tasks
  • Support culinary leadership with the oversight and on-the job supervision of all culinary teammates as it relates to safety and sanitation standards
  • Support culinary leadership team with daily/ monthly inventory
  • Support culinary leadership team with ordering as needed
  • Ability to oversee and execute multiple projects in a timely manner
  • Ability to work in all unique kitchen stations/ locations
  • Have knowledge of all menu items, ingredients/ how prepared
  • Ability to complete and maintain on hand inventory/ production level for assigned stations each event
  • Have knowledge of the eight most common food allergens, and follow the set Honda center procedures
    • 1) Milk 2) Eggs 3) Fish (bass, flounder, cod) 4) Shellfish (shrimp, crab, lobster) 5) Wheat 6) Peanuts 7) Tree nuts (almonds, pecans, walnuts) 8) Soybeans
  • Follow recipe guidelines to prepare food based on the current menu
  • Engage with venue guests, as well as, team members to ensure exceptional hospitality is provided/ received at all times
  • Follow recipe guidelines to ensure consistency with current offerings
  • Ensure that the kitchen staff is working effectively and efficiently
  • Monitor team member’s schedules to ensure that all breaks are taken at the proper time, etc…
  • Maintain food temperatures, food quality and appearance of prepared food to our established standards
  • Be comfortable with the area and know how to navigate personally, as well as, assist guests.
  • Support any other Food & Beverage departments as needed
  • Work with counter parts of operation to ensure event standards of service are reached
  • Other responsibilities and tasks as deemed appropriate by the F&B management team at Honda Center

Specific Qualifications/Abilities:

  • Minimum of 12 months’ experience in a Cook 1 capacity at Honda Center or equivalent culinary experience
  • Display good leadership and motivational skills
  • Evident attention to detail
  • Demonstrate excellent knife skills and butchery procedures
  • Display excellent cooking skills
  • Ability to work all kitchen stations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Computer skills preferred
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Ability to establish and communicate par levels for any give station
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at one time
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule; including nights, weekend and various times of day
  • Be a team player
  • Ability to work in fluctuating temperatures
  • Maintain Safe Food Handler Certification
  • Working knowledge of state and local health code requirements

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