Retail Cook

Company: Roadtown Wholesale Trading Limited | Last Updated: June 10, 2018

Close date: June 13, 2018

Roadtown Wholesale Trading Limited is currently seeking a dynamic individual with previous experience for the role of Retail Cook to work in a Central Kitchen with a team of cooks and kitchen assistants.

This individual must be willing to perform the following duties:

  • Work closely with the Kitchen Supervisor.
  • Must be able to cook unattended ensuring that the correct ingredients are used and the food is consistent and meets customer expectations.
  • Prepare food for service (i.e. butchering meat, chopping vegetables, preparing sauces).
  • Cook dishes in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff.
  • Ensure great presentation by dressing dishes before they are served.
  • Ensure food comes out in a timely and high-quality fashion.
  • Comply with nutrition, sanitation and safety regulations.
  • Recommend improvements to recipes as necessary.
  • Assist in reviewing daily/weekly menu and new product developments.
  • Make recommendations to enhance the performance of the Kitchen.
  • Monitor the level of purchases and sales and assist with inventory control.
  • Reduce write offs/wastage.
  • Stock inventory.
  • Ensure cleaning routines are established and maintained according to local Health and Safety standards.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to multi-task and function in a fast-paced working environment.
  • Must be able to work extended hours including shifts, early mornings, weekends, nights, overnight and public holidays.
  • Must be able to work in cold environments.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of fifty (50 lbs.) pounds.
  • Must possess a Food Handler’s Certificate.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Culinary Art Certificate or trained as qualified Chef/Cook/Baker.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in cooking/baking capacity.
  • Knowledge of various cooking procedures and methods (grilling, baking, boiling etc.).
  • Able to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills.
  •  Ability to work in a team.

 

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