PURPOSE: Cooks are responsible for preparing fresh, high quality foods for our guests in an efficient and safe manner. It is the cook’s responsibility to contribute to each guest’s meal by preparing a food product, which is both enjoyable and satisfying. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Cooks and BOH Employees must be 18 years or older due to the equipment used in the kitchen. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Food Quality: Follows established recipes, plate presentations, portions, and temperatures (hot food hot & cold food cold) to provide guests with consistently excellent products. Ensures all food served meets the Glory Days Grill standards of quality and freshness. Properly stores and rotates food products. Quantity of Work: Maintains quality standards of products and procedures while working quickly, efficiently, and productively through the shift. Looks for work to do when time permits. Job Knowledge: Job behavior indicates a thorough knowledge of food standards, job procedures and equipment use. Keeps current with procedural changes. Teamwork, Attitude & Initiative Helps other staff members provide guest service. Personally offers to help when time permits. Always a team player: Works to create a harmonious work environment. Performs any task as specifically assigned by management. Train new employees and managers-in-training as requested by management. Cost Management: Uses company assets in the most efficient manner. Portions accurately. Avoids/minimizes waste and breakage. Operates, cleans, and maintains equipment to minimize wear and tear and breakdowns. Sanitation Consistently washes hands and restrains hair. Works in a neat, clean and orderly manner. Practices food safety standards at all times. Assists in the sanitation and organization of all storage areas and workstations. Smoking is not permitted in any Glory Days Grill Restaurant. Side work: Completes assigned side work in a timely manner. Sets up and breaks down assigned station per standard. Completes assigned projects from management. Dependability &Punctuality/Attendance: Comes to work on time as scheduled. Minimal absenteeism. When absent, informs management in a timely manner. Attends scheduled meetings. Personal Conduct & Appearance: Comes to work in a proper, clean uniform. Maintains appropriate grooming and hygiene standards. Follows standards of conduct, and all procedures, systems, and rules communicated by management. Safety: Works carefully and safely. Helps others work safely by being alert to and taking action regarding safety hazards (such as spills). Uses equipment safely.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Cook to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. When and as necessary and appropriate, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an applicant with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the Server stands, bends, lifts, and moves on a regular or frequent basis during working hours. Servers must be able to be “on their feet” for most of their shift. Must be able to lift, push, pull and move product, equipment, supplies, etc., in excess of twenty-five (25) pounds. Shifts of 6+ hours at a time are typical.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by a Cook to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Glory Days Grill restaurants are a busy, fast-paced, and active work environment. In a normal restaurant environment, and in particular Glory Days Grill, there may be physical discomfort due to temperature and noise.