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Cooks - Mercantile Dining & Provision - DEN Airport

Company: Tastes on the Fly
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description: POSITION TITLE: LINE COOK REPORTS TO: CHEF SUMMARY: Are you passionate about food? Do you enjoy creating new recipes and make people happy and satisfied when they try your meals? Do you enjoy working in a fast paced environment and be a part of a Team? Do you possess good knife skills and can work well under pressure? Do you enjoy having fun at work? If you said to all of those, you are the person we are looking for! Come and join us at Tastes On The Fly, we are looking for a Line Cook to contribute in the preparation and plating of all menu items in accordance with the chefs' direction. WHO WE ARE: Tastes On The Fly started in 1999 by 4 restaurant entrepreneurs and, it has grown into of the world's leading boutique airport dining operators. We provide high-quality, local authentic experiences in an airport setting. Our Culture and Mission is: Every team member, everyday; Every guest, every time." We possess a passion for food & beverage and are Ambassadors to the local food scene. We partner with highly regarded chefs and artisan producers. We provide genuine hospitality vs service. EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: These are essential functions and the percentages are estimates only. 75% - Preparation and plating of all menu items 10% - Cleaning of the line and work areas on a consistent basis and as directed by the chef 10% - Keeping line stocked with necessary goods and communicating any shortages to chef promptly 5% - Preparation of base items, i.e. sauces, portioning goods, ingredient processing, etc. OTHER: Maintain regular and prompt attendance in conformation with company standards and policies. Employees with irregular attendance may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Consistent time and attendance is essential to the successful operation of the department. Maintain a professional demeanor with co-workers and guests at all times. Maintain a professional and hygienic appearance at all times. Report to work in a clean and complete uniform. Due to the seasonal nature of the restaurant industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to accommodate the business needs of the restaurant. Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with the company's rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of its business. Employees who violate these rules and regulations may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. #jobcase Requirements: SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY: Individual must posses the following knowledge, skills and abilities and must be able to demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the position.

  • Ability to understand English
  • Ability read English
  • Ability to perform basic sanitation practices
  • Ability to handle a knife and other sharp objects with extreme caution and skill
  • Ability to handle food safely
  • Ability to convert measurements
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and stressful environment
  • Ability to work as a team player and communicate with co-workers effectively
  • Ability to listen to and follow direction SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS:
  • In addition to performing the essential functions, this position may be required to perform any combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function solely at the discretion of the department manager, which may be based upon the particular requirements of that day.
  • Deep cleaning projects
  • Prep cook duties
  • Perform any and all other duties asked of you related to the operation of the restaurant QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Any combination of education, training and work experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Successfully pass an extensive 10 year criminal background check conducted by the FBI.
  • Successfully pass computerized employment testing and in-person interview EXPERIENCE: Six months experience as line cook in fast paced high volume environment or promotion from prep cook PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Task
    • Standing - Regularly
    • Walking - Frequently
    • Climbing - Rarely
    • Sitting - N/A
    • Stooping/Kneeling - Frequently
    • Lift/Carry up to 15 lbs - Frequently
    • Lift/Carry up to 30 lbs - Occasionally
    • Lift/Carry up to 50 lbs. - Occasionally
    • Push/Pull up to 25 lbs. of exertion - Occasionally
    • Push/Pull up to 50 lbs. of exertion - Occasionally
    • Work below waist level - Occasionally
    • Work at waist to shoulder level - Regularly
    • Work above shoulder level - Occasionally
    • Reach further then arm's length - Frequently
    • Fingering - Regularly
    • Grasping / Holding- Regularly
    • Speaking (in English)- Regularly
    • Hearing (understanding English) - Regularly
    • Seeing - Regularly
    • Work in confined spaces - Regularly
    • Exposure to extreme temperatures- Regularly
    • Operate tools and/or machinery - Frequently
    • Operate office equipment - N/A
    • Operate motorized vehicles/equipment - Occasionally
    • Work at heights balancing - N/A
    • Use/exposure to hazardous substances - Occasionally
    • Work with knives and/or sharp objects - Regularly PI201857721

Keywords: Tastes on the Fly, Denver , Cooks - Mercantile Dining & Provision - DEN Airport, Hospitality & Tourism , Denver, Colorado

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