Reports To : Manager or Shift Leader on Duty
Position Summary : A cook contributes to the success of Shari’s by executing tasks required to prepare all menu items with emphasis on quality, appearance, speed, portioning and food safety.
Ensure that kitchen area, walk-in, storage area; prep bakery area and freezer are clean, sanitary and well organized.
Essential Functions : To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.
The duties and responsibilities listed below are those that must be met successfully to perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform an essential function.
Shift Leader Duties : for those individuals designated as Shift Leader personnel, the following duties also apply :
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English well. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers to include weights, measures and inventory for recipes and setting pars. Ability to perform these operations using US weight measurement and volume.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in situations.
Speak clearly and persuasively in both positive and negative situations. Speak effectively with guests, coworkers and management.
Approach others in a tactful manner.
Ability to obtain and maintain a state applicable food handler’s card.
While performing the duties if this job, the team member is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
While performing the duties of this position the team member is required to stand for 2 hours at a time, up to 6-8 hours per day.
Team member is required to walk for 2 hours at a time, up to 1-2 hours per day. Team member will be able to sit approximately every 2 hours.
Team member continuously will be performing hand and wrist work including grasping. Team member will frequently bend and twist, push and pull and reach above the shoulder.
Team member will occasionally kneel or squat. The position will seldom require fine hand manipulation or climb / stairs.
Team member will continuously lift or carry 0-10 pounds and occasionally lift or carry 11-20 pounds and rarely lift 21-35 pounds.