Job Title: Cook
Job Code(s): 1441
Job Family: Concessions/Premium
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Unit Specific
Unit Name: Smoky Mountain Sportservice
Reports to: Executive Chef or Concessions Manager
Union/Non-Union: Union
Pay Range: $12.00 per hour
Shift/Hours Required: All Major Events
Age Requirement (if applic): 18 years Old

Position Summary
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.
Essential Functions
• Prepares food to specifications before and during unit operations.
• Sets up and operates kitchen equipment
• Reviews assigned station, checks stock, and replenishes to meet par levels
• 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.
• Uses waste control guidelines and records all waste on spoilage sheet.
• Rotates to other areas when needed
• Reports to work scheduled events on a timely basis

Non-essential Functions:
· Performs other duties assigned

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
• Basic culinary fundamentals of hot and cold foods
• Maintains good personal hygiene in a clean and complete uniform

Physical Requirements:
• 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.
• May be required to work overtime on short notice
*All positions require you to successfully complete a pre-employment background.
*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
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Delaware North at Bridgestone Arena
501 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 830-6120
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