Culinary - Experienced Cooks (First, Second)

Location
Orlando, Florida
Salary
Open
Posted
Oct 14, 2021
Closes
Dec 13, 2021
Ref
557989#XOJ-Universal.1

FIRST COOK: Responsible for the preparation and/or cooking of food within a specific Food Service Unit.

New starting rate for First Cooks: $18.75

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for ordering supplies in accordance to par levels and staffing projects. Receives inventory and ensures the availability of materials and supplies.
  • Ensures that all preparations are in accordance with established recipes, menu and portion specifications and in relation to business volumes. Responsible for food presentation, quality of products and waste prevention.
  • Maintains all cost of goods by performing quarterly updating of control cards, inventory packages, and portioning tools. Provides daily documenting and recording of product spoilage.
    Studies all evidence of waste and makes suggestions for improved efficiency. Ensures high food quality level that meets Universal Orlando standards. Ensures compliance of the State of Florida's HACCP program.
  • Ensures established safety practices are followed.
  • Provides work direction of cooks and production workers within area of responsibility. Monitors production staff breaks.
  • Trains production workers in the use of kitchen equipment and food preparation.
  • Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:

  • High school degree or GED preferred.
  • Completion of Chef's apprentice or equivalent preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Two to three years, high volume experience as a 2nd Cook or Line Cook required.
  • Must have knowledge of cooking processes; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


SECOND COOK:
Responsible for the preparation and/or cooking of food within a specific Food Service Unit or the main kitchen.

NEW starting rate for Second Cooks: $17.75

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Stocks materials and supplies in hot/cold and dry areas. Maintains all Cost of Goods control tools by performing quarterly updating of control cards, inventory packages, recipe books. Performs daily spot checks of all portioning tools. Provides daily documenting and recording of product spoilage.
  • Performs cooking duties and related production functions. Ensures high food quality level that meets Universal Orlando standards.
  • Maintains a clean work area and immediate surrounding area. Ensures compliance of the State of Florida's HACCP program.
  • Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:

  • High school degree or GED preferred.
  • Completion of Chef's apprentice or equivalent preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

  • One to two years of high-volume experience as a Line Cook required.
  • Must have knowledge of cooking processes; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Universal is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Universal Orlando via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Universal Orlando HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Universal Orlando. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Universal Orlando as a result of the referral or through other means.

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