Prep Cook/Cook

Centerplate - McAllen, TX (30+ days ago)3.9


Located in the center of the Rio Grande Valley, this state of the art Convention Center offers much more than just ample meeting space. The McAllen Convention Center goes beyond conventions and meetings to host the most important community events. The 18.5 acre complex hosts over 500 events each year with an attendance of 400,000 guests annually. The McAllen Convention Center was designed as a multi-purpose event center that caters to anything from conventions to concerts to board room meetings. The Convention Center has become a popular concert venue and creates a picture perfect backdrop for local weddings.

Responsiblities:

The Cook position performs as an entry level culinarian among its peer cook positions. The Cook III will assume prep, grill or line responsibilities within the kitchen that require less detail and creativity and will perform responsibilities for food preparation that require less experience and expertise than Cook I and Cook II.

The Cook III will contribute to Centerplate’s operational and financial success by following all Centerplate culinary standards for sanitation and preparation to ensure that food product is of the highest quality in taste and appearance, to satisfy guest expectations and to maximize food revenues.
Essential Responsibilities

  • Prepare and coordinate orders to ensure they are cooked timely and with accuracy and prepared with the absolute highest quality of taste and presentation.
  • Comply with all established health, sanitation and safety procedures.
  • Contribute to goal of 100% customer satisfaction through personal commitment to customer service and leading the culinary team by example.

REQUIRED:

  • Minimum of 6 months experience in food preparation in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to interact verbally and listen attentively to co-workers and supervisors.
  • Ability to follow written and oral direction.
  • Ability to work under pressure and independently.

Preferred:

  • Culinary degree from an accredited college or university.
  • 1 year experience in food preparation in a fast paced environment.

Other requirements include but are not limited to:

Able to work effectively and safely while subject to wet floors, temperature extremes and excessive noise; must be able to lift up to 50 pounds in weight; must be able to maneuver in an often tightly-quartered environment.

Hours are often extended or irregular to include nights, weekends and holidays.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $10.00 /hour