Kitchen Leader

Perkins Restaurants

Posted Under: Jefferson City, Missouri jobs in Hospitality & Tourism; Hospitality & Tourism jobs
Posted On: 2019-01-13 00:00:00

Kitchen LeaderSUMMARY OF POSITION:Maintains direction of kitchen staff members to ensure daily goals and tasks are being met. Performs all duties to maximize guest satisfaction and quality work environment.POSITION ACTIVITIES AND TASKS:
  • Works with Kitchen Manager to ensure that all budget expenses are within limits.
  • Keeps General Manager/Kitchen Manager informed of problems and/or issues and proposes alternative solutions for consideration.
  • Identifies ways to improve and streamline operation.
  • Maintains a clean and safe facility.
  • Monitors and oversees food temperatures during hot and cold handling to reduce the incidence of risk factors known to cause food borne illness.
  • Communicates clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing.
  • Selects and maintains communication with vendors providing restaurant equipment and supplies.
  • Completes walk thru and temperature checks in the kitchen.
  • Assists in ordering food, produce, liquor and restaurant supplies.
  • Assists in receiving deliveries and checks paperwork to ensure receipt of items and directs staff to stock items. Kitchen LeaderPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS:
    • Extensive standing, without breaks.
    • Exposure to heat, steam, smoke, cold.
    • Reaching heights of approximately 6 feet and depths of 2 1/2 - 3 ft.
    • Must have high level of mobility/flexibility in space provided.
    • Must be able to fit through openings 30' wide.
    • Must be able to work irregular hours under heavy pressure/stress during busy times.
    • Bending, reaching, walking.
    • Communicating with guests if needed.
    • Operating cash register.
    • Carrying trays of food products weighing about 20 pounds for distances up to 30 feet.
    • Lifting up to 50 pounds. EDUCATION LEVEL REQUIRED:
      • High school diploma; some college or degree preferred. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
        • At least six months prior experience in hospitality work; culinary education and/or experience a plus.