Job ID 314535
Division LGC Temp
Pay Rate $21/hr
Join our team as a Cook in Portland, OR!
Location: Portland, OR
Working Hours: Morning shifts. Shifts offer flexibility and include daytime, nighttime, and weekend availability.
LGC places workers (like you!) with businesses that have open positions, whether on a temporary or permanent basis. Though you’ll be an employee of LGC Staffing, you will be working with a variety of clients all over the Portland, OR area.
Since 2003, LGC has been connecting job seekers with great opportunities. We understand the importance of flexibility when choosing a new job and that’s why LGC was founded. Choosing LGC means choosing flexibility and freedom and allows you to make decisions regarding your professional life. Whether you work with us for a day, a week, or a month, our goal is for you to have the best employment experience possible.
LGC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our workforce. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.
As a Cook employed by LGC, you will have the opportunity to showcase your culinary talents by preparing and presenting dishes that meet our high standards of taste, quality, and presentation.
- Food Preparation: Prepare and cook a variety of menu items following established recipes and cooking techniques. Ensure all dishes are made to order and meet our quality standards.
- Menu Development: Collaborate with the head chef or sous chef to contribute to menu planning, recipe development, and the creation of seasonal specials.
- Quality Control: Monitor the freshness and quality of ingredients and take responsibility for maintaining kitchen equipment and utensils in excellent condition.
- Timely Execution: Coordinate with kitchen staff to ensure the timely preparation and delivery of dishes during service hours.
- Sanitation and Safety: Adhere to all food safety and sanitation standards, including proper food handling, storage, and cleanliness of workstations.
- Teamwork: Work collaboratively with other kitchen team members, including sous chefs, line cooks, and dishwashers, to maintain a smooth and efficient kitchen operation
- Adaptability: Be flexible and able to adjust to changes in the menu, kitchen procedures, and special dietary requests from customers.
- Previous cooking experience in a similar establishment is preferred.
- Culinary training or degree from a culinary school is a plus but not required.
- Strong knowledge of cooking techniques, knife skills, and food preparation methods.
- Attention to detail and a passion for creating visually appealing dishes.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
- Excellent communication and teamwork skills.