Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Second Cook.
In this role, the successful candidate will create NYULMC Patient / Retail / Catering Experience by providing quality food/service that meets all NYULMC Patient / Retail / Catering standards. Is responsible for covering sections in the hot and cold Kitchen as needed. Works under direct supervision.
Provides a NYULMC luxury Patient / Retail / Catering dining experience in a warm and personalized manner; provides clients with the highest quality of food product that consistently and effectively reflect the luxurious nature of NYULMC Patient / Retail / Catering Services.
Prepares food items in accordance to recipes to support menus and ensures the highest quality of food preparation and excellent plate presentation. Prepares and cooks a wide variety of food including meats, poultry, and seafood. Knows how to prepare from scratch any kind of: cream soups & clear soups, different vegetable cuts, starches, grilled meats / fish, different kinds of sauces hot and cold, marinades and dipping sauces for any kinds of fish, meats & seafood items, roast, stew dishes, salad dressings, terrines, and galantines.
Sets up and prepares equipment for use in food production. Follows proper cooking procedures in accordance with the standardized recipe cards and the supervisors instructions to produce a uniform product. Implements procedures necessary to satisfy all client dietary restrictions. Garnishes the food properly.
Utilizes all types of kitchen equipment to prepare food. Uses the appropriate following equipment: broilers, ovens, deep-fat fryers, slicers, choppers, steamers, steam kettles, tilt kettles, mixers, robo coup, and miscellaneous small equipment such as knives, paddles, whips, etc. Uses the appropriate equipment for the proper preparation and service of food.
Maintains open communication and good relationships with others. Provides assistance and contributes new ideas to the department. Plans work assignments accordingly and utilizes time effectively.
Leads the production team to meet Patient / Retail / Catering objectives under the direction of the Chef De Cuisine. Trains and monitors all cooks, short order cooks, and salad preparers.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a minimum of 3 to 4 years of high-end Catering experience in cold and hot production or related hotel and/or Restaurant experience with proven records. ServSafe Certification (completion within first six (6) months of job).Follows proper safety, hygiene and sanitation practices in the designated kitchen areas (HACCP). Must be able to read, write, and speak English. Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions.
Preferred Qualifications: High School Degree or the equivalent preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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