Perkins Lead Cook in Peoria, Illinois

Lead Cook

atPerkins & Marie Callender's, LLC

Date Posted:10/16/2017

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Job Description

Lead CookSUMMARY OF POSITION:

Oversees day-to-day kitchen operations and follows an established production schedule. Performs all duties to maximize guest satisfaction and a quality work environment as directed by Manager on Duty.

POSITION ACTIVITIES AND TASKS:

  • Ensures that food safety regulations are followed.

  • Maintains food and equipment inventories.

  • Reports to work well groomed, in a clean and proper uniform, and at all times practices good personal hygiene.

  • Uses, maintains, and cleans all kitchen line equipment, preparation and storage areas.

  • Stocks and rotates products on cooking line.

  • Has sufficient knowledge of cooking stations, menu items and prep procedures to ensure correct portioning, quality, cooking time and performance standards.

  • Cooks and prepares menu items according to guest request within company standards and following food safety and sanitation procedures.

  • Monitors and oversees food temperatures during hot and cold handling to reduce the incidence of risk factors known to cause food borne illness.

  • Anticipates, identifies and corrects system breakdowns to achieve maximum guest satisfaction.

  • Communicates with the Manager on Duty and coworkers regarding product/service deficiencies equipment, safety problems, etc.

Job Requirements

Lead CookPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Continuous standing.

  • Exposure to heat, steam, smoke, cold.

  • Reaching heights of approximately 6 feet and depth 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.

  • Lifting up to 50 pounds for a distance up to 30 feet.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

  • Receives direction and training from the Manager on Duty as to specific procedures and assignments.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIRED:

  • Basic skills such as sanitation, safety, and customer service can be taught through in-house training.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • None

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time

  • Location:Peoria,IL

  • Job Type:Restaurant - Food Service, Customer Service, Entry Level

  • Experience:Not Specified

  • Date Posted:10/16/2017

About Us

Perkins

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.

Marie Callender’s

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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