WS IHOP Experienced Line/Grill Cook

Traditions Spirits Thackerville, OK
Who says you can't choose your family?

We believe in exceeding our employees' expectations by treating them like family and acknowledging them as our most valuable assets. We can't operate a great business without great people, and we take that seriously by showing our employees how much they mean to us every day.

What's in it for you?

The opportunity to use the sum of your life's experiences and knowledge to expand a successful organization into a new facility, to stabilize that new creation and watch it grow. We provide a strong support staff that is ready to mentor and encourage our team members to grow with the organization in a fun and exciting atmosphere! Should you invest your career in a job so amazing you'll feel proud to be a part of every day?

Benefits, Vacation, Paid Holidays and Competitive Salaries.

OUR MISSION:

"Traditions Spirits believes in exceeding employee and guest expectations by treating them like family and acknowledging them as our most valuable assets. Our success is measured by teamwork, growth, profitability and delivering legendary service to every guest, every time."

CORE VALUES:

The following list of core values guide, drive and define our unique family culture. They are constant and unyielding; they do not change with time and they don't vary from person to person. These values underpin our relationships with our employees, guests and partners. Our core values are the heart and soul of everything we do.

SERVICE

Is the foundation of our business. We genuinely care about our employees, guests and community, and we strive to exceed their expectations.

PASSION

Is what fuels us. We pour our hearts into everything we do, and that is what sets us apart.

INTEGRITY

Is what guides us. Ownership, accountability and the honest desire to operate in an ethical manner, is the core of our reputation.

RELATIONSHIPS

Are the cornerstone of our business. Our success stems from treating employees, guests and partners like family.

INSPIRATION

Drives our team. We will motivate, innovate and evolve to ensure our continued growth.

TEAMWORK

Is the spirit that bonds us. We work together respectfully and harmoniously, sharing enthusiasm for achieving our common goals.

Position Descripton

Prepares food to be served in the restaurant according to proper preparation methods and standards. Cooks meals based on established recipes and guest requests. Responsible for standard food service work including sanitation duties and various serving responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

NOTE: Traditions Spirits Inc. ® may change the requirements of this job description at any time. These include, but are not limited to the following:

* Develop and maintain professional functional working relationships with IHOP restaurant employees

* Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils

* Portion, arrange, and garnish food, and serve food to wait staff or food runners

* Prepare food according to specifications set forth in the IHOP SOP manuals

* Memorize and apply all IHOP specialized galley terminology, plating, menu items, procedures, galley utensils, abbreviations, and methodologies

* Wash, peel, cut, and seed fruits and vegetables to prepare them for consumption

* Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment

* Maintain a clean and sanitary work station

* Substitute for or assist other line cooks during emergencies or rush periods

* Inspect food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling practices

* Prepare, to order, all food items following standard recipes and procedures within specified time limits (8-10 minutes at lunch; 10-12 minutes at dinner)

* Grill, deep fry, bake, broil and microwave raw and prepped foods

* Measure and assemble ingredients and cook items according to recipes and menu specifications

* Stock/restock items on line according to specifications

* Wash and clean raw food products

* Peeling, dicing, shredding and slicing food products using electric equipment, turn or stir foods to ensure even cooking

* Explain how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methods

* Comply with equipment maintenance schedules

* Estimate ingredients and supplies required to prepare a recipe

* Comply with all federal, state and local regulations as well as with the IHOP Safety Manual and SOP health, sanitation and safety guidelines

* Comply with IHOP uniform and appearance standards per SOP guidelines

* Perform other assignments or tasks as assigned by the General Manager, Assistant Manager or acting supervisor

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

NOTE: These include, but are not limited to the following (additional responsibilities may be assigned as necessary):

* Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person

* Uniforms and aprons should always be on stage clean

* Always wear safety/slip resistant shoes

* Always wear the safety belt when lifting objects over 20lbs

* Create and support and environment of Teamwork by helping a fellow employee or guest, without a second thought

* Superior attendance and punctuality

* Attendance in mandatory meetings, training, workshops, and/or seminars

* Adhere to organization policies and procedures

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (INCLUDES EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE):

* Must be 18 years of age or older

* High school diploma or equivalent desired

* MUST have 2+ years of high volume line and grill cooking experience

* Knowledge of principles and processes for guest and personal services; this includes guest needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of guest satisfaction

* Performing for people or dealing directly with the public. This includes serving guests in restaurants and receiving guests

* Good oral and written communication skills

* Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to understand oral instructions in English and read English or Spanish well enough to read and understand instructions from supervisors, requests from co-workers and guests, and warning and safety labels

* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one-step or two-step instructions

* IHOP Restaurant Employees must remain calm under pressure when dealing with guests, staff or equipment problems

* Successfully complete IHOP training coursework as assigned

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:

* Standing during most of the shift

* Reaches, bends, stoops, lifts, shakes, stirs, pours, carries and pushes

* Lifts and carries supplies, tubs, and cases, weighing up to 75 lbs

* Essential hand/eye coordination

* Frequent exposure to smoke, steam, high temperatures and humidity

* Substantial repetitive motion of the wrists, hands and fingers

* Hazards may include, but are not limited to, cuts from knives, slipping, tripping, falls and burns

* Frequent contact/immersion of hands in water, sanitation solutions, meat products, poultry products, seafood and produce items

* Frequent washing of hands

* Work is normally performed in a typical interior restaurant work environment

* Noise level is moderate to high

* Moderate exposure to cigarette smoke

* Limited exposure to physical risk

* Moderate physical effort required

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