Ponte Family Estate Winery Full Time Line Cook in Temecula, California
Ponte Vineyard Inn is seeking for a Line Cook to contribute to an environment that possesses excellent cooking skills but maintains a well organized station for preparing and presenting products of the highest quality.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Food Preparation and Production
Prepare food according to recipe and restaurant and restaurant specifications in a timely and efficient manner.
Responsible for prepping station according to business volume, keeping waste at a minimum and efficiency at the highest possible levels.
Butcher meat, poultry and seafood according to specifications with attention to detail and keeping waste to a minimum.
Prepare soups, sauces and creates specials that exceed the guests expectations.
Suggest and create new menu items that exceed the guests expectations.
Responsible for cleanliness of the entire kitchen, including small and large equipment.
Check in deliveries ensuring food quality and accuracy of orders.
Assist Executive Chef in the absence of the Sous Chef.
Perform all additional duties as requested by Executive Chef and Sous Chef.
Understand and adhere to environmental standards set by the winery.
Understands the Ponte values and service standards and adheres to them.
Ensure the safety of guests and associates.
Bring any problems or shortages to the Chef’s attention. Each shift is responsible for checking and maintaining a high level of quality of products and equipment on their station.
Maintain an organized and clean work area at all times. Observe good sanitation practices and safety procedures.
Check out with daily Chef before leaving your shift.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED (General Education Diploma)
2-4 years of related experience.
Understand how to use, operate and care of all kitchen equipment.
Knife skills and cooking terms essential.
Demonstrates excellent knowledge of all stations on the line.
Knowledge of basic meat, poultry and fish butchering.
Knowledge of basic braising, sautéing, grilling, broiling and frying techniques.
Fluent in English (reading, writing and speaking)
Excellent communication skills
Has attention to detail and the ability to follow direction and abide by standard operating procedures.
Ability to focus for an entire shift, trouble shooting and prioritizing skills.
- Hospitality/Food and Beverage industry background and experience.
Courteous and ability to smile spontaneously!
Great sense of humor!
A natural desire and willingness to serve others.
Consistently striving to be better.
Learn and perform with Ponte Family Estate Winery Core Values. (Core Values; Mutual Respect, Integrity, Attention to Detail, Constant Focus on Excellence, Sustainability and Mentorship).
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Ability to work in high temperatures.
FOODSAFE certification is required.
Must be able to work weekends and holidays.
Keyword: Line Cook
From: Ponte Family Estate Winery