Cook/Customer Service

Vietmex Cuisine - Vancouver, BC (21 days ago)

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COMPANY OVERVIEW

Inspired by Vietnamese and Mexican cultures, Vietmex Cuisine provides an innovative experience featuring home style recipes that appeals to the palates of its customers.

OVERVIEW

The Cook will be responsible for back of the house management, and organizing duties pertained by cooks this full time position requires excellent communication and team management skills, organization skills, and the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Cook is primarily responsible for the preparation, assembly and cooking of food items for a specific kitchen station. The cook assists with inventory and cleaning of the entire kitchen.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The Cook is responsible for:

  • Working in collaboration with other team members to ensure the kitchen and outlets operate in accordance with established operational procedures
  • Proper set-up, maintenance and adherence to scheduled duties, ensuring mise-en-place and par stock is maintained for all position related items, conducting regular inventory and ordering products as required
  • Regularly inspecting food and supplies ensuring that proper product rotation and safe food preparation and storage standards are maintained
  • Ensuring food preparation is completed for a specific kitchen station and assembling or cooking items as required
  • Following established sanitation standards, maintaining a clean work station and assisting with cleaning of the overall kitchen and service areas
  • Maintaining a composed and professional demeanor while providing exemplary service
  • Being aware of menu items, menu and operational changes and communicating the information as appropriate
  • Protecting the organization, guests and co-workers by adhering to applicable food, and workplace standards, operational requirements and statutory compliance regulations
  • Ensuring that all property, furnishings, equipment and supplies are used according to proper instructions and intended use
  • All duties as assigned by the Executive Chef or their designated representative

QUALIFICATIONS

The Cook must:

  • Have experience as a Cook in a similar environment or other fast paced high-volume establishment
  • Have a valid Foodsafe Level 1 certificate.
  • Have a command of both spoken and written English. Knowledge of a 2nd language would be considered an asset Vietnamese or Spanish
  • Have an solid understanding of different cuisines and food preparation methods
  • Have a detailed product knowledge and effectively handle all inquiries including food suggestions, dietary, food sensitivity or allergy requirements
  • Manage inventory and proper product use to eliminate waste and spillage
  • Be able to stand for extended periods of time, reach, bend and stoop repeatedly
  • Be able to frequently lift and carry up to 44 pounds

Job Type: Part-Time

Experience:

  • wok cook: 1 year (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Food Safe, SafeCheck, Food Handler or equivalent (Preferred)

Job Duties:

  • Prepare, season and cook food as directed, meeting dietary requirements where required
  • Follow recipes and presentation specifications
  • Operate standard kitchen equipment safely and efficiently
  • Clean and maintain station in practicing good safety and sanitation
  • Oversee kitchen operations
  • Maintain inventory and record of food, supplies and equipment
  • Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: $14.00 /hour

Experience:

  • customer service: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Secondary School (Preferred)