The primary responsibility of the Lead Cook is to lead and direct the cooks for the preparation of food and the activities of food preparation workers during assigned shifts. Assures that food presentation is timely and meets quality standards assisting cooks as needed.
Directly supervises employees in the buffet and restaurant. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees, planning, directing work, addressing complaints, and resolving problems.
Education and/or Experience
Culinary Arts certificate or degree from two-year college or technical school preferred; and/or two to three years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Diverse cooking skills and high volume experience is required.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, menus, recipes, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to work under pressure.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Gaming license by the Paskenta Gaming Commission. Food handlers permit from a relevant government agency.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty sataisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Duties, responsibilities, requirements and expectations pertaining to this job are subject to change as needed.