Job Description: Casual Canteen Cook
Position: Casual Canteen Cook
Job Overview: As a casual canteen cook, you will provide assistance in the food preparation and service in the staff canteen. Your main responsibility will be to contribute to providing nutritious and delicious meals for employees. This position requires a strong work ethic, attention to detail, and a passion for cooking.
- Food Preparation:
- Assist in preparing and cooking a variety of meals, snacks, and beverages for canteen customers.
- Follow recipes and ensure the quality, taste, and presentation of food is maintained at all times.
- Support the head cook or chef in daily meal planning and inventory management.
- Food Service:
- Serve meals, snacks, and beverages to staff members in an efficient and friendly manner.
- Maintain cleanliness and hygiene in the canteen area, including cleaning and sanitizing kitchen equipment, utensils, and workstations.
- Ensure compliance with food safety regulations and guidelines.
- Customer Assistance:
- Interact with canteen customers in a polite and professional manner, addressing their queries and requests promptly.
- Assist in ensuring a positive dining experience for staff by providing excellent customer service.
- Greet and welcome staff members with a friendly demeanor.
- Safety and Security:
- Adhere to all safety and hygiene regulations, including proper handling of food, equipment, and cleaning chemicals.
- Follow established procedures to maintain a safe working environment for yourself and others.
- Report any maintenance issues or safety concerns to the supervisor immediately.
Qualifications and Skills:
- Proven experience as a cook or kitchen assistant in a similar role.
- Strong knowledge of food safety practices and procedures.
- Ability to follow recipes and prepare meals according to specifications.
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team.
- Attention to detail, with a focus on maintaining quality standards.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks efficiently.
- Flexibility to work on a casual basis, including weekends and holidays, as needed.
Note: This is a casual position, and the working hours may vary. The successful candidate will be expected to be available for varying shifts, including mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends.
If you are passionate about cooking, have a keen eye for detail, and enjoy working in a team-oriented environment, we encourage you to apply for the position of Casual Canteen Cook.