Lead Line Cook Apply

The Craftsman Wood Grille & Tap House
Fayetteville, NY

Posted March 26, 2020

Lead Line Cook

The Cook Lead is responsible for organizing, preparing, and cooking all food items in assigned stations for banquets and restaurant meals and assists the Executive Chef in the training and support of the kitchen staff. The Cook I is required to adhere to the mission and values of Widewaters Hotels, LLC.

What you will be doing

  • Working cook in all areas of the kitchen, prep, pantry or line.
  • Overseeing food preparation and kitchen staff to ensure quality production.
  • Responsible for supervising cooks and pantry personnel to insure proper use and implementation of management systems and assist kitchen management in assigned duties.
  • Prepare food “to order” items for customers using a quality predetermined method in a timely and consistent manner.
  • Visually inspects, selects and uses only food items of the highest quality in the preparation of all menu items.
  • Set up stations required to service all banquet functions and menu items.
  • Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to prepare over estimated needs.
  • Date all food containers and rotate accordingly, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.
  • Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up. Note any out-of stock items or possible shortages. Assist in keeping buffet stocked.
  • Return all food items not used on next shift to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.
  • Anticipate all and any menu requests
  • Ensure knowledge of menu and all food products
  • Take responsibility for assigned employees in absence of Supervisor, assigns work, and ensures proper performance of assigned employees.
  • Report to work for scheduled shift, on time and in uniform in accordance with company policy
  • Check all food for tastes, temperature, and eye appeal.
  • Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist.
  • Constantly spot check food and quality service during all meal periods to ensure that foods served meet our portion control and quality standards. Perform as expeditor during peak meal periods.
  • Prepare and submit requisitions to Executive or Sous Chef for staple food items
  • Adhere to hotel/kitchen sanitation standards; avoid cross contamination of products and follow proper rotation practices to decrease spoilage.
  • Adhere to recipes and food pictures to ensure uniformity and consistency.
  • Consult with Executive/Sous Chef on forecasted business volumes.
  • Follow counts/food preparation on BEO
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others and support team to reach goals.

Requirements

  • High School Degree or Equivalent. Degree from Culinary Program preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in food preparation.
  • Knowledge of food preparation, menu concepts sanitation regulations, and safety measures
  • Ability to communicate satisfactorily with guests, management, and co-workers
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of the hospitality industry and have intermediate kitchen skills.
  • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must possess basic computational ability.
  • Must possess basic computer skills
  • Ability to supervise situations and accomplish goals on a timely basis.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

View All Current Opportunities at Widewaters   At A Glance

Experience Craftsman Wood Grille & Tap House, our on-site restaurant featuring the contemporary American cuisine of Chef Steve Batur. Choose from a creative selection of appetizers and salads, plus exceptional entrées made from the highest quality meats and local produce. Sample our award-winning wine list while relaxing on our outdoor patio.

Hours of Operations:

  • Sunday: 10 am to 10 pm
  • Monday through Thursday: 11 am to 12 am
  • Friday & Saturday: 11 am to 1 am
  • Sunday: 10am - 3pm (Brunch)
Widewaters Hotels' Mission & Values

Widewaters Hotels is an award winning, innovative hospitality management leader, built on proven pillars of success. We are passionate about delivering exceptional returns for our owners and partners, creating the ultimate guest experience and providing rewarding opportunities for our associates.

Widewaters' Hotels Values: Our values guide the way we work with and for our guests, owners & associates. Through Passion, Energy, Attitude & Work Ethic we have created a vibrant company culture and a compass for our actions.

EEOC

We appreciate your interest in Widewaters Hotels, LLC. Widewaters Hotels, LLC offers equal opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, or any other status protected by law.

The Craftsman Wood Grille & Tap House

Restaurant

About Us

Experience Craftsman Wood Grille, our on-site restaurant featuring the contemporary American cuisine of Chef Steve Batur. Choose from a creative selection of appetizers and salads, plus exceptional entrées made from the highest quality meats and local produce. Sample our award-winning wine list while relaxing on our outdoor patio.

Hours of Operations:

  • Mon-Sat: 11am - 12am midnight
  • Sunday: 9am - 4pm Brunch Menu
  • Sunday: 4pm-10pm Dinner Menu

The Craftsman Wood Grille & Tap House

7300 East Genesee Street

Fayetteville, NY 13066

Telephone (315) 637-8000

Contact

Address:
5786 Widewaters Parkway
Syracuse, NY 13214
Phone:
315.445.2424
Fax:
315.445.8570
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