The Lead Cook is responsible for supporting the Executive Chef and Sous Chef in making sure that the kitchen operations run smoothly by supporting a culture of service within the team for the back of house restaurant. The Lead Cook is an essential support to the F&B team in creating unforgettable dining experiences for guests.
Candidates must be able to work any section of the line at any time, including Broiler, Sauté, Fryer, and Pantry. They will also supervise proper receiving and storage of any food or kitchen delivery supply. Responsibilities include: assisting with ordering, · Preparing all menu items according to standard recipes and as specified, to ensure consistency of product during service and prep times, inventory, attending all kitchen employee meetings, etc.
• High school diploma preferred
• 2-5 years cooking experience
Certification and/or License Requirement:
• Food service permit as required by local or state government agency and/or other F&B certification as required by The Club at Las Campanas.
• Culinary School or Community College program certificate or equivalent preferred.
• Requires having or ability to obtain any state or federally required license or certification.
• Must be able to commit to hours of operations including weekends, evenings, and holidays.
• Capacity to execute all duties prior to and during service, unassisted, and be responsible for other cooks during preparation and execution of service.
• Exceptional knife skills.
• Expanded knowledge of food preparation, holding, and storage.
• Requires a highly professional demeanor staff, adaptability, flexibility, and adherence to a strict level of confidentiality.
• Make cold sauces/dressings.
• Active Learning: Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
• Active Listening: Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
• Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
• Learning Strategies: Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
• Monitoring: Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
• Complex Problem Solving: Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.