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Legends Hospitality Cook in Staten Island, New York

Description

Cook - Staten Island Ferry Hawks (Staten Island, NY)

LEGENDS

Founded in 2008, Legends is a premium experiences company with more than 1,500 full-time and 30,000 seasonal team members globally. Legends has six divisions operating worldwide - Global Planning, Global Sales, Hospitality, Global Partnerships, Global Merchandise, and Global Technology Solutions - offering clients and partners a 360-degree service solution platform to elevate their brand and execute their vision. Currently, Legends works with marquee clients across business verticals including professional sports; collegiate; attractions; entertainment; and conventions and leisure. We are the industry leaders in designing, planning, and realizing exceptional experiences in sports and entertainment.

THE VENUE

Legends is the official food and beverage partner of the Ballpark at St. George, a world-class sports and entertainment venue located in Staten Island adjacent to the iconic Staten Island Ferry with magnificent views of New York Harbor. The venue will be a year-round sport and entertainment complex anchored by the Staten Island FerryHawks, a professional baseball team playing in the Atlantic League. The partnership includes overseeing the venue’s food and beverage program development and management for concessions, suites, and premium areas for all game days. Be part of building a truly great fan experience from its initial stages with an emphasis on strategic problem-solving and attention to detail.

THE ROLE

A Cook is responsible for the food preparation, execution, and delivery of safely handled food to the customer facing employees for service

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follows Executive Chef, Sous Chef or Kitchen Supervisors assignments for opening and closing procedures and food preparation

  • Prepare food items by complying with portion size, quality standards, departmental rules, policies and procedures

  • Ensures that proper food temperatures are maintained

  • Responsible for safety standards, neatness and sanitation of work areas

  • Maintain cleanliness of kitchen including shelves, walls, floors and drains.

  • Participates as a team player with specific responsibilities as related to preparation, excellent service and delivery of product.

  • Maintain proper sanitation for all dining and cooking utensils and cookware

  • Handles and cleans kitchen equipment carefully and safely to prevent damage or injury

  • Adhere to company guidelines for appearance and uniform standards

  • Must maintain a friendly, positive attitude and a professional demeanor at all times.

  • Report for scheduled event on time and report to assigned area in a timely manner.

  • Fulfill the assigned opening and closing duties.

  • Report to direct supervisor for prep lists and time lines of the days tasks

  • Carry out assigned tasked in a timely and safe fashion using correct recipes.

  • Constant maintenance of walk-in coolers, reach-ins, dry storage and all work areas.

  • Must have extensive knowledge of all menus being offered including specials.

  • Complete closing duties and checkout with manager/supervisor.

  • May be re-assigned to a different location in certain situations based on the venue’s needs. Other duties and assignments may apply.

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to meet service demand levels, including days, nights, weekends and holidays.

    QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Some colleges preferred.

  • All applicants must be at least 18 years of age

  • Professional training through a culinary education or working in a fast-paced high-volume fine dining restaurant/catering facility preferred with strong line experience for Ala Carte Service

  • Ability to interact with co-workers in order to assure compliance with company service standards.

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, team-oriented setting

  • Must have basic knowledge of food and beverage preparations, service standards, guest relations and etiquette.

  • Ability to work in an open-air environment during all climate conditions

  • Ability to lift and transport food and other items weighing up to 30 pounds, occasionally 50 pounds.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including extended hours, nights, weekends, and holidays

  • Must have sufficient mobility to perform assigned production tasks including constant reaching, bending, stooping, wiping, pushing, and pulling for extended periods

  • Ability to perform under pressure effectively for extensive periods of time while maintaining professionalism, positive outlook, and attention to detail

  • Practice safe work habits, follow all safety policies and procedures and regulations, complete company-wide safety training and additional job-specific safety training

  • Must be flexible to work extended hours due to business requirements including mornings, late nights, weekends, and holidays

  • Must have or obtain NYC Food Protection Certificate

Legends is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or genetic information.

Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

  • Communication: Novice

Behaviors

Preferred

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

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