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JACK Cleveland Casino Grill Cook - Food Court in Cleveland, Ohio

*Reporting directly to the Sous Chef in the kitchen, the Cook II is responsible for assisting with food preparation. This includes completion of assigned dishes in a quick, timely, and accurate manner.    *

Role Responsibilities

  • Communicates with fellow team members, line cooks and expeditors concerning menu item availability and preparedness.
  • Responsible for fast and sanitary preparation of all menu items following established recipes and standards.
  • Ensure team members to clean their areas as they perform their duties and assist with cleaning in other areas.
  • Cross-train those within your department while encouraging, reinforcing and supporting your team members.
  • Controls food production to include proper cooking methods, cooking time and temperature, ensuring sanitation, handling and storage of prepared food and leftovers.
  • Demonstrates competent product knowledge by correct storing and handling of all perishables, maintaining quality, security, value and integrity.
  • Oversees proper care, storage, use and cleaning of all tools and equipment.
  • Able to provide relief assist Sous Chefs while providing assistance in all kitchen areas and other duties as assigned.
  • Recognizes and corrects any product discrepancies and variations in quality, standards and specifications.
  • Completes station checklist and par sheets one hour prior to completion of shift.
  • Prepares for rush period of work without getting behind and control's waste at end of service.
  • Assist Sous Chef with operation of Kitchen, properly execute all duties and assignments. 

*Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: *

  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must be able to sit, stand or walk for long periods of time (4 hours).
  • Must be able to respond calmly and make rational decisions when handling employee conflicts.
  • Must be able to maneuver throughout all areas of the property and from floor to floor either by stairways (minimum of 20 steps) or escalator.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.; and, have the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop and kneel.
  • Respond to visual and aural cues.
  • Must have the manual dexterity to operate a computer and other necessary office equipment.
  • Must be able to tolerate areas containing dust, loud noises and bright lights.
  • Must be able to work varied shifts, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Ability to simultaneously manage several projects, and not be frustrated by changing priorities and unforeseen obstacles to achieving objectives.
  • Ability to speak distinctly and persuasively.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum 2 years previous experience in culinary cooking/preparation.
  • Must have excellent leadership and customer service/communication skills.
  • Must have knowledge of kitchen sanitation, operation and maintenance of kitchen equipment.
  • Must be able to work any day of the week and any shift, including holidays and weekends.
  • Must present a well-groomed appearance.
  • Must be 21 years of age.

License Requirements

  • Must be able to obtain, and maintain a Non-Gaming License with the Ohio Lottery Commission.
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