Cook

Denny's | RJC LLC - Battleboro, NC (30+ days ago)3.6


COOK POSITION DESCRIPTION
Accountability
Reporting to the General Manager and Restaurant Manager, the Cook prepares and presents food to order following company menu and food specifications and timing standards. Adheres to all federal, state and local safe food handling regulations.

Key Business Areas

A “Key Business Area” is an area of performance in which the Cook must be successful to meet their accountabilities. Successful results in the Key Business Areas are supported by the following behaviors or actions:

Prepares, cooks and presents food to order following established company brand standards guidelines and recipe specifications
Follows correct prepping procedures, utilizing prep charts; properly stores and rotates perishable stock
Maintains proper food temperatures in accordance with Denny’s Brand Standards, federal, state and local regulations
Prepares special orders as requested
Maintains stock to shift par levels
Correctly calls the wheel when necessary
Organizes and maintains work areas, coolers and storage areas
Assists as needed with product inventory and deliveries
Cleans and takes proper care of ranges, ovens, broilers, fryers, griddles, utensils and other equipment
Adheres to all safe food handling principles
Completes side work and deep cleaning assignments correctly and in a timely manner
Possesses strong product and menu knowledge
Monitors waste and other food cost controls
Addresses complaints and concerns promptly in a courteous manner and notifies the supervisor of any issues
Assists service assistants periodically
Willingly assists others without being asked
Adheres to Denny’s Brand Standards and internal policies and procedures
Provides prompt and courteous service and is cordial to all team members and guests
Cook (1/1/17)

Essential Functions

Must be able to lift and carry supplies and equipment up to 50 lbs throughout shift; place items on high and low shelves in store rooms, service areas, walk-in coolers and freezers
Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, wipe, lift and grasp
Must have sufficient mobility to move and operate in confined work area
Must work inside and outside the restaurant
Must be able to work with all Denny’s menu products
Must be able to read tickets, recipes and product specifications, and observe wares for cleanliness
Must be able to stand and walk throughout a 4 to 8 hour shift
Must be able to hear well in a loud environment to respond to employee and guest needs
Must meet any state, county or municipal regulation pertaining to health risk concerns about food handling
Must be able to work with potentially hazardous chemicals
Must be able to tolerate extreme temperature changes in kitchen and freezer areas
Position Qualifications

Must be 18 years old or older
Must be able to observe and ensure product is prepared and presented to company Brand Standards
Must have basic math skills, including understanding of units of measure
Must meet any state, county or municipal regulation pertaining to health risk concerns about food handling
Meets Denny’s uniform and grooming standards and maintains them throughout the shift
Must be able to pass all required tests and training requirements for the position
Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including holidays, nights and weekends
Must possess excellent guest service skills
Must be dependable and able to learn basic tasks and follow instructions
Must possess reasonable ability to communicate in English both orally and in writing
Must be able to work in a team environment
Places a value on diversity and shows respect for others
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or tasks which may be required to be performed in this position.

Employer may amend, change, or modify the responsibilities and duties of this position to meet business needs as necessary.

This job description does not constitute a contract for employment and may be changed at the discretion of the employer with or without notice.

Brand: Denny's
Address: 7135 NC #4 Battleboro, NC - 27809
Property Description: 6171 Battleboro
Property Number: 6171