Specialty Cook-Chinese Cuisine

Metro Area Location: Las Vegas   Job Code: 32785
State/Territory: US - Nevada (NV)   # of openings: 1

Description

 

Specialty Cook Needed!
  Discover the Difference You Can Make at Gate Gourmet

Gate Gourmet, a gategroup company, is the world’s largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for the airline industry.  For the past 70 years, we have served over 250 carriers in more than 30 countries. Gate Gourmet combines culinary expertise with the highest standards of food safety and production to deliver delicious, healthy, and affordable meals to over 270 million travelers around the globe.

We are now hiring for Cook, Specialty Chinese Cuisine, to work in our flight kitchen servicing McCarran International airport. This position is represented by a labor Union and is covered by one or more collective bargaining agreement.

A cook is responsible:

  • Must prepare all Chinese Cuisine dishes as per menu specifications and recipes.
  • Chinese cuisine Cook to have full knowledge of use of Wok and Chinese cooking equipment, techniques and plate presentation.
  • Be able to convert recipes from Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) back into English for Chinese cuisine.
  • Able to produce classical food items from specifications laid out by airline for Chinese cuisine.
  • Convert Chinese Cuisine recipes into large quantities for production
  • Full knowledge of all cooking equipment and how to use them.
  • Wash, peel and/or cut various foods to prepare for cooking or serving.
  • Carry food supplies, equipment, and utensils to and from storage and work areas.
  • Prepares vegetables, fruits, salads, and foods for cooking.
  • Must be able to multi-task in a high pressure environment.

Job Specific Requirements:

·         At least 2 years experience cooking in a high volume institutional catering environment

·         Read, write and follow food specifications and menu guidelines in English

·         Experience with Chinese cooking (Cantonese and Mandarin).

Our Employees Must Be Able to:

·         Work assigned schedule which may include multiple shifts, weekends and holidays

·         Work overtime when required

·         Arrive to work on-time

·         Pass a criminal background check

·         Pass a drug screen

·         Handle fish, beef, pork, poultry and other food products

·         Follow written food specifications and menu guidelines

·         Handle knives and kitchen tools properly

·         Complete paperwork

·         Communicate with Supervisors and co-workers

·         Follow directions

·         Work as a member of a team

Education Requirements:

·         Culinary degree or cooking certification preferred

Environmental Requirements:

·         Will be exposed to extreme temperature changes and noise

·         Must be able to lift, push, pull, and move product, equipment and supplies up to fifty (50) pounds

·         Regularly stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during shifts of 8+ hours 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Candidates will be required to go through pre-employment drug screen, criminal check and/or airport fingerprinting.

“gategroup is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status or other category protected under applicable law.

 

For further information regarding Equal Employment Opportunity copy and paste the following URL into your web browser: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.”


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