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Bella Vista Cook in Niagara Falls, New York

Niagara Falls. Bella Vista. Cook. PT ***Join Our Team, Up to $300 Sign on Bonus*** JOB OVERVIEW: As a cook, you would be working on a variety of stations in a high-volume kitchen environment. He/She is responsible for creating an exceptional culinary experience for the guests through preparation, cooking, and food presentation. Takes leadership role during the absence of the Kitchen Manager. Must adhere to all sanitation regulations and requirements and responsible for the correct handling and preparation of all food items and equipment. REPORTS TO: Executive Chef STANDARD SPECIFICATIONS: Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves, other employees, or guests. REQUIRED SKILLS: * Ability to enforce restaurant standards. * Ability to prioritize and organize work assignments. * Ability to keep motivated and perform in an unsupervised work environment. * Ability to be a clear thinker, analyze and resolve problems exercising good judgment. * Ability to work without direct supervision. * Ability to focus attention to details QUALIFICATIONS: * High School graduate or culinary diploma required. * One to five years of minimum previous experience. * Basic computer skills and familiar with inventory systems. * Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with speed and quality. * Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and procedures. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: * Provide the highest and most efficient level of hospitality service to the hotel guests. * Works in the designated station as set by Executive Chef. * Able to organize the assigned work area and efficiently put away orders. * Able to prepare and sell food within recommended time frames to meet Guest expectations. * Able to operate kitchen equipment like braising pan, baking ovens, stoves, grills, microwaves, and fryers. * Able to produce quality product in a timely and efficient manner for the guests or staff. * Responsible to maintain cleanliness/sanitation at the assigned work area. * Responsible for preparing and cooking all food items by the recipe and to specification. * Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food. * Prepare all menu items by strictly following recipes and yield guide. * Cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards and food preparation checklist. * Prepares, seasons, and cooks a wide variety of meats, vegetables, soups, breakfast dishes and other food items. * Slices, grind and cook meats and vegetables using a full range of cooking methods. * Wash and peel fresh fruits, vegetables and able to weigh, measure and mix ingredients on correct proportions. * Have general knowledge of cooking temperatures, making soups & sauces, preparing entrees, and vegetable preparation. * Set-up the station with par stocks of menu items, and prepare the dishes designated for that station. * Checks supplies and prep lists and ensures all items are prepped in a timely fashion. * Replenishes service lines as needed and restocks and prepares the workstation for the next shift. * Ensures that all products are always stored properly in the correct location at the appropriate levels. * Communicate any assistance needed during busy periods and report any incidents to the Executive Chef to ensure optimum service to guests. * Check and ensure the correctness of the temperature of appliances and food. * Serve food in proper portions on to correct serving vessels and plates. Follow link for complete Job Description and to apply online: