Cook 1

Cook 1 Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Cook 1 to join our team.


  • Serves food in proper portions onto proper receptacles;
  • Operates ovens, stoves, grills, microwaves, and fryers to prepare foods;
  • Confers with supervisor to review achievements and discuss needed changes in goals or objectives;
  • Prepares proper plate and platter presentations;
  • Maintains an adequate inventory of cooking ingredients and supplies;
  • Assists in developing and implementing new menus;
  • Inspects tools and equipment before and after use; makes sure they are clean and in proper working order;
  • Ensures and the kitchen is ready for preparation of the next meal;
  • Assists with placing food on the steam and cold tables, as needed; ensures food rotation and proper timing of foods;
  • Works collaboratively with team members to ensure a smooth running operation;
  • Prepares customized food to order, such as Caesar salads or handpicked items to be sautéed for pastas, crepes, and breakfast omelets;
  • Assists with set-up and break down of work and action stations, as needed;
  • Prepares ingredients, including washing, peeling, portioning, chopping, and storing food;
  • Assists guests with courtesy, promptness, and friendliness;
  • Verifies food is satisfactorily cooked in both quality and quantity prepared.


  • Ability to multitask effectively;
  • Knowledge of menu development, costs, and wage control;
  • Skill in operating various pieces of commercial kitchen equipment;
  • Ability to effectively use senses such as sight, hearing, and smell to distinguish product, taste, texture, and presentation;
  • Must be able to obtain, maintain, and retain a valid gaming license;
  • Ability to read, write, and fills out any necessary paperwork;
  • Ability to use all food preparation equipment;
  • Knowledge of food products, standard recipes, and proper preparation;
  • Good organizational, planning, and time management skills;
  • Must have employment eligibility in the U.S;
  • Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds, with or without a reasonable accommodation;
  • Culinary degree or certificate;
  • Ability to read and follow established recipes;
  • Cooking experience in a gaming/hotel environment comparable to the EED;
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.