• Harvest Market Natural Foods
  • $26,460.00 -34,920.00/year*
  • Hockessin , DE
  • Hospitality - Food Services
  • Full-Time
  • 1200 Old Wilmington Rd

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JOB SUMMARY: To prepare attractive, healthy dishes for natural foods prepared foods department, to help meet department goals for sales, margin, labor and customer service.Reports to: Kitchen Manager / Assistant Kitchen ManagerRESPONSIBILITIES:DISHWASHINGWash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, or pans, by hand or by machine. Maintain kitchen work areas, equipment, or utensils in clean and orderly condition. Place clean dishes, utensils, or cooking equipment in storage areas. Sort and remove trash and recycling, placing it in designated pickup areas. Sweep and/or scrub floors. Clean and sanitize work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes, or silverware. FOOD PREPARATIONWash, peel, and cut various foods, such as fruits and vegetables, to prepare for cooking. Prepare a variety of recipes, according to instructions, following approved procedures. Take and record temperature of food and food storage areas, such as refrigerators and freezers. Portion, wrap and label the food. Weigh or measure ingredients. Store food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage.Assist cooks and kitchen staff with various tasks or items as needed. Inform Kitchen management when food and supplies are getting low. Keep records of the quantities of food used. DEPARTMENT MAINTENANCEStock supplies, such as food or utensils, in serving stations, cupboards, refrigerators and cases. Transfer supplies or equipment between storage and work areas.Pull old or low-quality items, record and properly dispose of them, following established procedures.Maintain kitchen in sanitary and orderly condition, following guidelines set by Kitchen Manager.Clean up spills, take out trash, sweep and mop floor.Follow safety, storage and labeling procedures.Advise Kitchen Manager of equipment repair and replacement needs.OTHER RESPONSIBILITIESAttend department staff meetings and storewide meetings.Perform other tasks assigned by Kitchen Manager and Assistant Kitchen Manager.Answer and route phone calls, take and route messages as needed.Participate in periodic inventory counts.Alert Manager on Duty to potential shoplifters, disorderly customers or other emergencies.QUALIFICATIONS:Experience in cooking for prepared foods deli, restaurant, or catering.Familiarity with natural foods a plus.Accuracy, attention to detail.Manual dexterity with hazardous equipment.Ability to work with other people in close quarters.Ability to stand for long periods.Regular, predictable attendance.Willingness and ability to learn and grow to meet the changing requirements of the job.Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Associated topics: appetizer, banquet, cocinera, commercial, complimentary, kitchen, line cook, restaurant assistant cook, salad, stove

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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