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Kitchen Leader in Jefferson City, MO at Perkins Restaurants

Date Posted: 4/28/2019

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Job Description


Kitchen Leader

SUMMARY 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.

Job Requirements


Kitchen Leader

PHYSICAL 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.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • At least six months prior experience in hospitality work; culinary education and/or experience a plus.

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