SMG LEAD COOK in Ontario, California

JOB TITLE: Lead Cook (Commissary, Suites, Concessions & Catering) DEPARTMENT: Food & Beverage REPORTS TO: Executive Chef FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt


The Lead Cook works under the direction and supervision of the Executive Chef accordingly. The Lead Cook is responsible for leading and guiding the prepping and preparation of food as directed and they will perform any cooking, baking, butchering required and performs all duties in the kitchen. The tasks assigned must be completed quickly and efficiently while still abiding by necessary guidelines that will ensure quality standards are met.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Lead, guide and direct the preparation of food products as directed by recipe and/or Executive Chef while maintaining strict adherence to standards and specifications.

May complete all assigned production priorities daily and may also assign duties to culinary staff accordingly.

Maintain the cleanliness of the facility (including but not limited to refrigerators, counters, tables, storage areas, etc.)

Equipment/tools may be available, but it is suggested that you provide and secure your own tools.

Inform Executive Chef or Director of any shortages or equipment malfunctions and play an active role in addressing any issues.

Knowledge of food quality, utilization, storage, rotation and consistency.

Demonstrates practical understanding of supervising a culinary team in kitchen sanitation.

Performs other related duties as assigned by Executive Chef.

This position requires regular supervisory responsibilities.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:

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

Educational Requirement: Must have a High School Diploma/GED.

Must have sufficient math ability to accurately add, subtract, divide, multiply and perform other basic business math calculations and pass basic math skills test.

Must speak, be able to read and understand English well enough to converse with customers,supervisor's and employees.

Understand written and oral direction and communicate effectively with others.

Skills and Abilities:

Creates and supports a team environment.

Scheduling flexibility is essential, must be able to work evenings, nights, weekends and holidays as required.

Six months of experience in a commercial kitchen.

Conducts work efficiently to meet high demand.

Must be able to work in a high stress environment.

Ability to work in confined spaces for long periods of time.

Able to work in an environment having both hot and cold temperature extremes.

Must have a pleasant personality and adhere to Uniform Standards policy.

Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

This position requires basic computer skills.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

San Bernardino Food Handlers Certificate and ServeSafe Certification.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to Stand for minimum of 6 hours

Must be able to Lift 50 pounds

Must be able to Sit for minimum of 6 hours

Must be able to Push 50 pounds

Ability to move heavy (200+ pounds) wheeled carts

While performing the duties of this job, one must have the physical ability to maneuver around CBBA at times. The employee may be regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move a minimum of 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.

NOTE: The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

Human Resources: Tiffany Williams or Wendy Uribe Citizens Business Bank Arena 4000 Ontario Center
Ontario, CA 91764 (909) 244-5500

SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages woman, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans to apply. VEVRRA Federal Contractor.

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