Are you an aspiring Chef and do you have a strong passion for
the culinary arts?
Maybe this is your first job or you are looking for an
entry-level job where you can learn new skills and work your way
Whatever your reason, the sky is the limit at Meritage
Hospitality Group and we have a job opportunity for a Cook - Level
1 to join our Back of House Casual Dining team.
OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE:
We are looking for a culinary professional who takes pride in
their work and wants to grow with us. Someone who enjoys cooking
and understands the importance of working collaboratively with
their back and front of house teams and contributes to making a
positive workplace culture. The success of our restaurant is built
upon our 5 core values and we find our happiest employees share
those values. To be successful in this role, you will need to have
strong culinary skills or the ability to learn quickly and work
efficiently, especially during the dining rush hours. If this
sounds like you, and you have the education and experience listed
below, we would love for you to apply!
Job Title: Cook 1
Reports to: Executive Chef and General Manager
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent experience.
Experience: Willing to train those with a great can-do attitude.
Any Cook experience a big plus
- Perform basic knife skills (i.e. slice, dice, julienne) in the
preparation and production of food items.
- Prepare and produce items according to established standards in
kitchens, as assigned.
- Clean and organize walk-in coolers, food production areas,
equipment, and general kitchen areas.
- Properly and safely store food and chemicals, performing in
accordance to HACCP, OSHA, and sanitation guidelines.
Working in the Back of House, primarily at food preparation
stations, cleaning stations, stocking and organizing coolers and
freezer. This role will require the ability to handle physical
demands of the job including long periods of standing, walking,
bending, and lifting/carrying over 25 lbs.
WHY WORK WITH US?
While the work is demanding, we do our best to foster a positive
work culture and work/life balance. We understand we too have to
earn your loyalty and are always improving our business practices
to stay competitive in the industry so we can offer job security
and an awesome place to work. We hope to achieve this by providing
you with the right training tools and a supportive workplace where
you can take charge of your career development with the opportunity
to make good money and grow within our organization. We also offer
competitive pay, flexible schedules, meal discounts, free uniform,
benefits for our full-time team members, and management
opportunities within a multi-unit hospitality group!
Meritage Hospitality Group is proud to offer a great culture,
competitive pay, flexible schedules, 401k with company match, and