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POEA Job Position: Cook

Location: Saudi Arabia

Responsibilities:

  • Set up stations and collect all necessary supplies to prepare menu for service
  • Arrange sauces and supplementary garnishes for allocated station
  • Cover, date and correctly store all food prep items
  • Notify Chef in advance of likely shortages
  • Washing, slicing, peeling, and preparing food items
  • Serve menu items compliant with established standards
  • Follow recipe matrix at all times
  • Use food preparation tools in accordance with manufactures instructions
  • Close the kitchen correctly and follow the closing checklist for kitchen stations
  • Maintain a prepared and sanitary work area at all times
  • Make sure all storage areas are tidy and all products are stored properly
  • Constantly use safe and hygienic food handling practices
  • Return dirty food preparation utensils to the appropriate areas to be cleaned
  • Assist with all duties as assigned by a Manager
  • Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies
  • Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
  • Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff
  • Answer, report and follow executive or sous chef’s instructions
  • Clean up station and take care of leftover food
  • Stock inventory appropriately
  • Ensure that food comes out simultaneously, in high quality and in a timely fashion
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers

Non-Negotiables:

  • Uniform standard and exceptional personal hygiene
  • No gum
  • No cell phones or electronic devices
  • No leaning
  • “It’s not my job” is an unacceptable response
  • No eating or drinking in customer view
  • No complaining of any sort in public areas
  • Teamwork

Uniforms:

  • Standard Chef uniform consisting of chef’s hat, jacket, pants, non-slip shoes, apron, Biotherm and pen

Eating periods and breaks:

  • Employees are entitled to a break after working 5 consecutive hours
  • You have to ask a manager before going on break

Competencies:

  • Ability to accurately read, interpret and prepare all food recipes within restaurant name guidelines
  • Ability to prepare and present menu items within cooking time requirements
  • Reading, writing and verbal communication skills required
  • Capable of using knives, slicing equipment and other food preparation equipment
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Familiar with industry’s best practices

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High school or equivalent preferred
  • Previous 1 year experience preferred

Deal only with a duly POEA-licensed recruitment agency. Beware of illegal recruiters!

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