Assistant Cook

General Information

Job Type:
Restaurant/ Food Service
Date Posted:
Jun 16, 2017
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


• Refer to list of needed ingredients on a day-to-day basis and check inventory
• Acquire ingredients not available in storage prior to the start of the day
• Inform kitchen staff of their schedules and delegate appropriate duties
• Prepare ingredients by chopping vegetables and meats
• Assist head chef in cooking dishes according to set recipes
• Monitor food budgets and make sure that all supplies are bought within the set budget
• Make arrangements to store food items in a safe and orderly manner
• Rotate frozen food items as standardized in the kitchen rule book
• Hand ingredients and utensils to head chef during food preparation activities
• Maintain kitchen order by ensuring cleanliness of tables, counters and work areas
• Oversee cleanliness and maintenance of kitchen equipment and utensils
• Operate kitchen equipment such as ovens and grills for cooking purposes
• Maintain knowledge of all recipes so that the head chef’s place can be filled in effectively in case of absenteeism
• Set prepared dishes so that they look aesthetically pleasing
• Make-certain that appropriate portions have been dished out
• Deal with customers’ complaints and / or suggestions

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