Head Chef CIRQUE du Soleil

  • Location
    Lyndhurst, New Jersey
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Salary
    $ 25 - $ 30 / Hour
  • Category
    Hospitality - Restaurant Staff

Approximate Work Hours

Monday - No Shows
Tuesday - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Friday - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday - 7:00am - 1:00pm

Duties:
- Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
- Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff
- Together with CDS kitchen team, collaborate, and construct menus with new or existing culinary creations ensuring the variety and quality of the servings
- Answer, report, and follow CDS chef's instructions
- Clean up station and take care of leftover food
- Stock inventory appropriately
- Ensure that food comes out in high quality and in a timely fashion
- Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
- Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers
- Help oversee prep cook's duties and tasks
Requirements:
- 3-5 years proven cooking experience
- Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
- Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
- Familiar with industry's best practices
- Culinary school diploma is a bonus
- Culinary skills and techniques for preparing small and large quantities of food
- Strong knife skills are essential
- Ability to handle and prepare a variety of raw and cooked foods
- Strong understanding and compliance with standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards, and kitchen rules, policies and procedures
- Potential for heavy lifting, may work on ones feet for up to 10 hours, work in loud environment
- Must be able to work flexible hours, days, evenings and weekends
- Attention to detail, motivated, and take good direction
- Must be punctual, reliable, and able to work in a team environment
- Must be positive, honest, resourceful, polite, courteous, and presentable
- Available for the whole city duration
- Must be 18 years of age or older

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