COOK (AFRICAN/CONTINENTAL DISHES)

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Job Description

COOK (AFRICAN/CONTINENTAL DISHES)

LOCATION: LAGOS

EXPERIENCE:  2 YEARS

Our Client, a fast-growing restaurant and food outlet with a wide array of menus ranging from the African dishes to continental cuisine served deliciously to her amiable customers is looking to hire a cook will prepare meals and follow establishment recipes. Duties will include preparing ingredients, adhering to the restaurant menu, following food health and safety procedures and delivering food in a fast-paced environment.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Setting up, cleaning, and organizing work stations
  • Preparing ingredients for the shift; washing vegetables, chopping, seasoning meat, etc.
  • Preparing oven, utensils, and grill for shift
  • Taking orders from wait staff or computerized system
  • Cooking order according to food health and safety standards
  • Recommending ideas for specials or seasonal dishes
  • Handling multiple food orders at one time
  • Monitoring multiple food orders as new orders arrive
  • Dressing order for presentation
  • Ensuring each guest order has the correct food and sides
  • Delivering food order to wait staff in a timely manner
  • Storing all food properly
  • Sanitizing and cleaning work stations and utensils
  • Reordering stock and food supplies
  • Monitoring other cooks and team members
  • Assisting other cooks in preparing food or helping other team members when needed

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Physical endurance to stand for an entire shift
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Works well as part of a team and on individual tasks
  • Able to quickly memorize complex or multiple orders
  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Previous experience as a busboy, washer, waiter, cook, or relevant work experience
  • Able to work early mornings, nights, and weekends
  • Physically able to stand and move during the length of shift; able to bend through shift
  • Able to read and write