Our Exciting Work Environment: The Tampa International Airport is publicly owned by Hillsborough County Aviation Authority and its located six miles west of Downtown Tampa. The airport currently serves 80 non-stop destinations, including international service to the Bahamas, Canada, Germany, Mexico, Panama, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Caribbean and hosts charters to Cuba regularly. Delaware North Travel Hospitality operates several full service and several quick service restaurants such as Rum Fish, Four Green Fields, New York New York, Auntie Ann s, Mise en Place and several more!!
Job Title: Cook
Job Code(s): 1440, 1441, 1442, 1443
Job Family: Culinary/Food & Beverage
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Under the direction of supervisor, prepares and serves hot and/or cold food items, in accordance with the Company s GuestPath Universal Service Standards and applicable Operational Standards.
Prepares food to specifications before and during unit operations.
Properly measures and portions all food items. Complies with all portion sizes, quality standards, department rules, policies and procedures.
Cooks all food to proper specifications in a timely manner.
Utilizes kitchen equipment to prepare food items such as: knives, slicers, whips, pots, pans, warmers, steamers, grills, ovens, etc.
Ensures proper food temperatures are maintained and food is stored correctly.
Ensures freshness and quality of all menu items.
Packages all products to proper specifications
Performs opening, closing and side work duties as instructed and according proper guidelines.
Keeps workstation and equipment clean, organized, sanitized, and sufficiently stocked.
Follows and upholds all health codes and sanitation regulations.
Sets up and operates kitchen equipment
Uses waste control guidelines and records all waste on spoilage sheet.
Performs other duties assigned
Completes end of day inventory and other opening/closing duties in accordance with company checklists and procedures
Education & Experience:
High school education is desired; participation/enrollment in culinary program a plus
Minimum of 6 months- 1 year previous experience in back-of-the-house foodservice position preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to read and understand recipes and food abbreviations.
Pleasant and friendly; ability to adhere to GuestPath s Universal Service Standards
Ability to communicate with others
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Attentive and detailed oriented.
Capable of following procedures and taking directions.
Basic math skills; ability to understand, calculate and follow recipe measurements and proportions
Manual dexterity sufficient to chop, mix, blend, whip etc. a variety of foods and liquids.
Ability to lift and carry large pans from ovens or freezers, weighing up to 50 lbs.
Ability to handle or operate dangerous kitchen equipment
Ability to move rapidly and coordinate multiple orders.
Standing and walking for entire length of shift
Frequently required to reach up to 6-7 feet, twist at waist, bending and squatting
Pushing and pulling occasionally, to move equipment, mops and brooms
Environmental Working Conditions:
Kitchen environment noise levels may be moderate to high
Works frequently in a hot and damp environment.
In contact with sharp knives, slicers, boiling liquids, hot pans, etc.
Hazards include, but are not limited to, cuts from broken glass, metal cans, scalds and burns, slipping and tripping.
Frequently immerses hands in water.
*Nothing in this job description restricts the management s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities on this job at any time.
Delaware North Companies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.