Cook III

  • Company:
    Hard Rock International
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
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As a Full-Time Cook III, you would be responsible for preparing, maintaining and monitoring quality control for hot food items, while continuing to deliver outstanding service and financial profitability.


+ Prepare, maintain and monitor quality control for hot food items including, but not limited to, meat, fish, fowl, sauces, stocks and seasonings.

+ Prepare food items according to designated recipes and quality standards.

+ Prepare guest orders in a friendly, timely and efficient manner.

+ Maintain cleanliness and comply with food sanitation standards at all times.

+ Visually inspect all food sent from the kitchen and ensure plates are clean and appetizing.

+ Maintains high quality standards and procedures in preparing and serving all food and ensuring that all food quality meets specifications and guarantees.

+ Responsible for regularly restocking all kitchen supplies and food items required for service ensuring all products are rotating on a first-in, first-out philosophy. Confirm all requisitions are processed properly and placed in designated areas.

+ Responsible for maintaining a solid menu knowledge and of all food products and skillfully applies culinary techniques with attention to detail regarding plate presentation and preparation.

+ Ensures all equipment, tools, and supplies and maintaining equipment in good working order while following all procedures and policies set forth by the company.

+ Operates, maintains, and cleans deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven, steam table, flat top grill, and other equipment according to instructions.

+ Assists in lowering food cost and waste, properly label and date all products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation.

+ Work as a team, helping all team members to complete the required activities that ensure we blow away Guest expectations.

+ Perform duties in accordance with company standards, policies, and guidelines.

+ Perform additional duties as requested.

+ Lives the Brand

This job description reflects the position’s essential functions; it does not encompass all of the tasks that may be assigned.


+ 2 to 5 years experience in a cook position or culinary experience.

+ Diploma or Certificate in Culinary Arts or comparable education preferred.

+ Red Seal or equivalent certification an asset.

+ Solid understanding of meat, starch, sauces, soups and food safety preparation.

+ Safe Food Handling certificate.

+ Ability to work flexible hours, and special events.


+ Knowledgeable in safe handling practiced when using sharp knives, utensils and hot plates.

+ Ability to work well under pressure in a high-volume restaurant.

+ Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.


+ Ability to stand and sit for extended periods of time.

+ Ability to move throughout the kitchen (standing, walking, kneeling, bending) for extended periods of time.

+ Ability to frequently move objects (lift, push, pull, balance, carry) up to 50 pounds.

+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move 25 pounds or more.

+ Specific vision abilities that may be required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

+ The work environment characteristics described here may be representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

+ The Casino environment is hectic, fast-paced and often crowded and noisy.

+ Duties and responsibilities are typically performed in a professional office setting, but there may be times where you will need to be on the Casino Floor or pass through this area. On the Casino Floor, you may be exposed to casino-related environmental factors including, but not limited to, excessive noise.

Hard Rock Ottawa values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

If you require accommodation to apply or if selected to participate in an assessment process, please advise Human Resources.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Requisition Number: 2018-6157

External Company Name: Hard Rock Cafe International (USA), Inc.

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