Perkins Kitchen Leader in Peoria, Illinois
Kitchen LeaderSUMMARY OF POSITION:Maintains direction of kitchen staff members to ensure daily goals and tasks are being met. Performs all duties to maximize guest satisfaction and quality work environment.POSITION ACTIVITIES AND TASKS:
Works with Kitchen Manager to ensure that all budget expenses are within limits.
Keeps General Manager/Kitchen Manager informed of problems and/or issues and proposes alternative solutions for consideration.
Identifies ways to improve and streamline operation.
Maintains a clean and safe facility.
Monitors and oversees food temperatures during hot and cold handling to reduce the incidence of risk factors known to cause food borne illness.
Communicates clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing.
Selects and maintains communication with vendors providing restaurant equipment and supplies.
Completes walk thru and temperature checks in the kitchen.
Assists in ordering food, produce, liquor and restaurant supplies.
Assists in receiving deliveries and checks paperwork to ensure receipt of items and directs staff to stock items.
Kitchen LeaderPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS:
Extensive standing, without breaks.
Exposure to heat, steam, smoke, cold.
Reaching heights of approximately 6 feet and depths of 2 1/2 - 3 ft.
Must have high level of mobility/flexibility in space provided.
Must be able to fit through openings 30" wide.
Must be able to work irregular hours under heavy pressure/stress during busy times.
Bending, reaching, walking.
Communicating with guests if needed.
Operating cash register.
Carrying trays of food products weighing about 20 pounds for distances up to 30 feet.
Lifting up to 50 pounds.
EDUCATION LEVEL REQUIRED:
- High school diploma; some college or degree preferred.
- At least six months prior experience in hospitality work; culinary education and/or experience a plus.
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Job Type:Restaurant - Food Service, Customer Service, Management
Since it was founded in 1958 as a single pancake house in Ohio, Perkins has evolved into the nation’s leading family dining restaurant concept, with 405 company-owned and franchised locations in 33 states and five Canadian provinces. Throughout its history, Perkins Restaurant & Bakery has remained true to its mission of providing guests with personalized service and high quality food at a great value.
With its diverse, moderately priced menu featuring breakfast, lunch and dinner items as well as a full array of bake shoppe offerings, and its well maintained, attractive restaurants designed to facilitate efficiency and guest satisfaction, Perkins is a dining favorite with a solid and respected reputation in the marketplace.
Perkins Restaurant & Bakery is known as a great place to eat, and a great place to work. In an industry where restaurants come and go, Perkins longevity and success is attributed not only to the concept’s ability to adapt to shifts in consumer dining trends and evolving taste preferences, but due as well to the dedication and commitment of its loyal employees who represent the brand and ensure for memorable dining experiences each and every day.
The story of Marie Callender’s began more than 60 years ago with legendary pies and today includes not only 30 handmade varieties, but a broad selection of classic American foods served at 75 Marie Callender’s Restaurants located in California, Idaho, Nevada, Texas and Utah.
The concept’s commitment to serving freshly prepared foods using only the highest quality ingredients has endured throughout its history and Marie Callender’s menu includes items ranging from its signature Famous Pot Pies to Freshly Roasted Turkey and St. Louis Bourbon BBQ Ribs. Each restaurant features a Salad Bar, freshly prepared home-style soups and signature cornbread, baked fresh and served hot from the oven, and most locations offer a fabulous all-you-care-to-enjoy Sunday Brunch Buffet as well.
Whether you visit Marie Callender’s for a relaxing glass of wine or beer and a delicious dinner topped off with some pie and a cup of Marie's Special House Blend Coffee, or you think that Marie Callender’s might be a place that you’d like to work, we’ve got many options to satisfy your cravings, and career opportunities that include family oriented surroundings in a comfortable work environment.
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