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Cook-Kitchen Staff

Company: Nolan's On The Lake
Location: Canandaigua
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Title: Line Cook

Department: Back of the House

Reports To: Head Chef

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Basic Function: Prepares and handles food by performing the following duties.

Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential skills. An * after the responsibilities below denotes an essential skill.

  • Follows and promotes Nolan s Way.*
  • Preps food according to the designated stations prep list.*
  • Prepares all menu items in accordance with recipe guidelines and par levels.*
  • Executes all kitchen orders according to recipe specifications.*
  • Prepares all ingredients needed for designated stations daily, following chefs prep and par lists.*
  • Follow all portion and quality standards.*
  • Maintains and stocks designated station, freezers, refrigerators and store room with food products daily; follows proper rotation system and notifies chef of any discrepancies or shortages.
  • Ensures all products are stored or disposed of properly at the end of the night.*
  • Cleans food preparation equipment and work areas according to health and safety guidelines; cleans counters or tables.*
  • Adheres to all restaurant policies and procedures paying special attention to health and/ or safety requirements; communicates any concerns to management.*
  • Communicates with servers in a professional manner regarding customer service.*
  • Performs all closing duties of the kitchen daily as determined by chefs.*
  • Wears full length black pants, a black shirt and slip resistant shoes.*
  • Facial hair must not exceed a half of an inch or employees will be required to wear a beard net.*
  • You are to be well-groomed and professional in appearance when coming to work or engaged in work-related tasks.*Skills:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential skill satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/ or ability required.

    Language Ability:

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of an organization.

    Work Environment:

    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 frequently exposed to extreme heat (non-weather). The employee is exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold (non-weather); risk of electrical shock and vibration.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

    Health and Safety:

    According to the Department of Health, employees are to maintain a high degree of personal cleanliness and are to conform with good hygiene practices when working in food service establishments. In addition, employees are to wash their hands and exposed areas of arms thoroughly with soap and water before starting work, and as often as may be necessary. Employees are to keep their fingernails clean and neatly trimmed as well as wear slip resistant shoes. All persons within a food service establishment who work in areas where food is prepared are to use hats, caps, or hair nets as restraints which minimize hair contact with food and food-contact surfaces.

    Physical Demands:

    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 frequently required to stand; walk; use hands; reach with hands and arms and taste or smell. The employee is regularly required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit as well as climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/ or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Education and Experience:

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to two years related experience and/ or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Training is available for this position. Associated topics: appetizer, cocinero, cocinero de produccion, commercial kitchen, cutter, kitchen prep, prep, restaurant cook, station, wok cook

Keywords: Nolan's On The Lake, Rochester , Cook-Kitchen Staff, Other , Canandaigua, New York

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