1440 Multiversity
  • Kitchen Table
  • Scotts Valley, CA, USA
  • 20.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Reports to: Dining Manager

Department: Kitchen Table

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Our Purpose

1440 Multiversity aligns with organizations, thought leaders, foundations and individuals who have a similar commitment to the greater good of humanity. We curate experiences for those seeking to make a difference in the world.

1440 Multiversity a vital organization to the world known for pioneering the art of deep hospitality ("a genuine love for strangers") starting in our own backyard. Our mission, goals and culture principles guide our actions in each of the 1440 minutes we are all granted each day. These fundamental beliefs are shared through a like-heartedness that exudes through all 1440 family members.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Sous Chef, the Cook I will assist in creating a delightful dining experience and food that is fresh, vibrant and nutritious. The Cook I prepares excellent quality food items in line with the Cuisine Profile and follows the professional functioning of the main kitchen cooking staff. The Cook I is responsible for ensuring all menu items are produced in the high standards set by the Executive Chef and participates in kitchen operations, safety and sanitation procedures. The Cook I works closely with the Sous Chefs and other food service managers to ensure efficient operations of the food service department in line with 1440's Cuisine Profile and mission, vision, values. The Cook I will be assigned a specific area that they will be responsible for setting up with their team. The Cook I models a passion for 1440's food services vision.

Accountabilities

  • Prepares and cooks food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist
  • Accountable for following all recipes approved by Executive Chef
  • Prepares special meals or substitute items
  • Regulates temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters
  • Pulls food from freezer storage to thaw in the refrigerator. Ensures proper portion, arrangement, and food garnish. Maintains food proper logs
  • Monitors the quality and quantity of food that is prepared
  • Communicates assistance needed during busy periods. Informs Chefs of excess food items for use in daily specials
  • Informs F&B service staff of 86'ed, Items the kitchen is out of, items and available menu specials. Ensure the quality of the food items
  • Prepares cold foods properly
  • Accountable for following all SOP's (Standard Operating Procedure)
  • Able to give and receive professional feedback
  • Communicates needs for present and future meals in a timely fashion
  • Manages menu changes daily, and learns current and future menus
  • Communicate needs for present and future meals in a timely fashion
  • Able to follow FIFO (First In First Out)
  • Ability to adjust to menu changes daily, and learn current and future menus
  • Ability to receive professional feedback and use information to improve
  • Maintains a safe and sanitary work station
  • Ensures that all food prepared meets the flavor, texture and presentation standards established by the Executive Chef and Cuisine Profile
  • Responsible for individual aspect of meal service as directed by the sous chef
  • Maintains good relations with team members in and outside of Kitchen Table
  • Understands proper cooking time and temperatures in line with standards set by the Executive Chef
  • Ability to work in an open air kitchen environment and must be professional in actions and appearance and provide a welcoming presence to all guests.
  • Ensure all stations at Kitchen Table are neat and organized, with attention to detail as the standard. Learn steps for opening and closing and assist in operational procedures.
  • Setup and breakdown stations independently.
  • Learn, follow and consistently deliver the sequence of Service for Kitchen Table in all meal periods, from beginning to end, understanding the different stages of services depending on guest counts and expected diners still to be served. Support all areas of the dining experience including but not limited to food running, serving, clearing dishware and trays from guests, breaking station and cleaning process.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Follows all company and safety and security policies and procedures; reports maintenance needs, accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; completes safety training and certifications
  • Standing, sitting or walking for extended periods of time and ensuring a professional appearance in a clean uniform. Ability to complete safety training and certification as condition of employment
  • Ability to work 8-10 hour shifts, nights, weekends, and Holidays as needed
  • Cleanliness, including high standards of personal hygiene
  • Speaks with others using clear and professional language. Develops and maintains positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals
  • Ensures adherence to quality expectations and standards
  • Ability to stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time in hot and cold temperatures
  • High-level of knowledge in farm-to-table, natural foods and staying current regarding food service and cuisine trends

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

AAP/EEO Statement

1440 Multiversity provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, 1440 Multiversity complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

1440 Multiversity expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of 1440 Multiversity's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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