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Cook - Lead B

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PF Changs T-3 (package 1) [TPAPFC01] - TAMPA, FL

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Description:

Summary: The Cook - Lead is responsible for preparing cooked foods, and must be able to perform all station functions of Fry, Flat Top Griddle, Pantry, and cooking eggs; providing guidance to more junior kitchen staff; 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; performs all other responsibilities as directed by the business or as assigned by management. This is a non-exempt position. Essential Functions:  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 products  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  Provides guidance / leadership for determining process flows during high volume times  Monitors kitchen activities, providing input and advice to team to optimize productivity  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 temperature of product

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Work Environment:  Requires food preparation skills and knowledge of HACCP standards  Requires a minimum of 3 year of closely related cooking experience in high volume or fast casual dining restaurant environment  Requires advanced or specialized food knowledge pertaining to making Sauces, Soups, Sauté, 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  Supervisor/Lead experience preferred

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