Cook - Chinese & Western Fusion Restaurant
Howard Johnson Hotel Edmonton West
Edmonton, AB

Prepare, maintain and monitor quality control for hot food items including, but not limited to, meat, fish, fowl, sauces, stocks and seasonings
Prepare food items according to designated recipes and quality standards
Prepare food items with a focus on Chinese, and Western cuisines.
Prepare guest orders in a friendly, timely and efficient manner
Maintain cleanliness and comply with food sanitation standards at all times
Visually inspect all food sent from the kitchen and ensure plates are clean and appetizing
Maintains high quality standards and procedures in preparing and serving all food and ensuring that all food quality meets specifications and guarantees.
Responsible for regularly restocking all kitchen supplies and food items required for service ensuring all products are rotating on a first-in, first-out philosophy. Confirm all requisitions are processed properly and placed in designated areas.
Responsible for maintaining a solid menu knowledge and of all food products and skillfully applies culinary techniques with attention to detail regarding plate presentation and preparation.
Ensures all equipment, tools, and supplies and maintaining equipment in good working order while following all procedures and policies set forth by the company.
Operates, maintains, and cleans deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven, steam table, flat top grill, and other equipment according to instructions.
Assists in lowering food cost and waste, properly label and date all products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation.
Work as a team, helping all team members to complete the required activities that ensure we blow away Guest expectations.
Perform duties in accordance with company standards, policies, and guidelines.
Perform additional duties as requested.
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This job description reflects the position’s essential functions; it does not encompass all of the tasks that may be assigned.
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EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND CERTIFICATIONS

2 to 5 years’ experience in a cook position or culinary experience
Asian cooking experience preferred including Chinese and Western cuisines
Solid understanding of meat, starch, sauces, soups and food safety preparation
Safe Food Handling certificate
Ability to work flexible hours, and special events

SKILLS

Knowledgeable in safe handling practiced when using sharp knives, utensils and hot plates.
Ability to work well under pressure in a high-volume restaurant
Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Ability to stand and sit for extended periods of time.
Ability to move throughout the kitchen (standing, walking, kneeling, bending) for extended periods of time.
Ability to frequently move objects (lift, push, pull, balance, carry) up to 50 pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move 25 pounds or more.
Specific vision abilities that may be required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here may be representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Experience:

  • line cook: 2 years (Preferred)