Teppanyaki Cook

negotiable Expires in 11 months

JOB DETAIL

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to area of responsibility
  • Ensures all food is prepared fresh and is of the highest quality
  • Strictly adheres to all recipes, methods and instructions from supervisor
  • Continually trains, coaches, and recognizes team members to improve food quality and meet budget expectations while motivating team members
  • Arrives on-time in clean uniform
  • Maintains an organized and efficient flow of production, with regards to changes in forecasts and menus
  • Responsible for mise-en-place, and food service for production area
  • Completes daily walk-thru upon arrival to outlet to ensure equipment is in good repair and outstanding safety and sanitation issues have been resolved
  • Conducts daily walk-thru prior to leaving to ensure cleanliness, rotation, and proper labeling of all food items, proper storage of all food items, proper removal/disposal of leftover item to crew mess, buffets, etc.
  • Actively participates in daily focus meetings with team members to ensure communication and daily expectations
  • Inventory and ordering of all food items
  • Reconciliation of items upon receipt

Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of all basic Asian cooking techniques
  • Strong knowledge of Teppanyaki-style cooking philosophies and principles including but not limited to Chinese, Thai, and Japanese
  • Ability to prepare all teppanyaki mise en place including starches, vegetables, trimming and cutting of proteins
  • Ability to captivate guests by cooking “on stage”
  • Ability to verbally explain processes of history, preparation, and cooking techniques to guests while cooking
  • 1+ years of teppanyaki experience
  • 1+ years of culinary experience with Asian influences (may be combined with formal culinary training)