Cook

Oct 05 2017
Whole Foods Market |Kailua|Full Time, $13.00 / hour
Job Description

Important: Please apply through http://www.wfm.com/careers

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As a Prepared Foods Production Team Member you will perform all functions relating to the maintenance and proper food preparation of the cold case, fresh pack, and salad bar. Additionally you will maintain attractive Prepared Foods displays and support the regional Prepared Foods vision. You will ensure a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient service to customers and team members.

DUTIES:

- Ensure that food quality, quantity, freshness, and presentation meet all Regional standards.

- Assist with production for all Prepared Foods venues.

- Ensure all prepared items are labeled, dated, initialed, covered, and rotated.

- Document waste and spoilage using appropriate forms, and meet all spoilage targets.

- Ensure that production is done using correct measuring devices, and all recipes are accurately followed

- Monitor food loss and maintain spoilage sheets.

- Fulfills hot food request in a timely manner.

- Effectively maintains full levels in hot case and soup production.

- Keep department continually clean, well-maintained and organized

- Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and adhere to safe work practices.

- Operate and sanitize all equipment in a safe and proper manner.

- Give every customer immediate and undivided attention. Surprise and delight the customers with consistent, delicious food.

- This job posting is intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned by leadership.

REQUIREMENTS:

- Previous kitchen experience focusing on hotel/banquet and/or catering a plus, able to execute large batch production recipes

-Excellent understanding of quality, scratch food production and fundamental cooking techniques

- Excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team; ability to communicate effectively with customers and team members.

- Ability to work with a sense of urgency and meet timelines

- Ability to follow instructions and procedures.

- Ability to learn basic knowledge of all products carried in the department.

- Understand and communicate quality goals and ingredient information to customers.

- Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness.

- Effective time management skills.

- Strong work ethic and integrity.

- Proper handling of knives and other cutting equipment.

- Available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the department.

 
Essential Job Functions:
- Stand and walk for extended periods of time.
- Bend and stoop to grasp objects and climb ladders. Bend and twist neck and waist, reach above and  
  below shoulders and squat.
- Bend and lift loads, not to exceed 50 pounds.  Push and pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds.
- Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation.
- Environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, ovens, freezer, outdoors, etc.)
 
JOB FAIR Thursdays at Whole Foods Market Kailua!
Guaranteed an interview on the spot.
Where: 629 Kailua Road Suite 100 Kailua HI 96734
When: Every Thursdays from 4pm to 6pm
Addtl Info: Please have an online application submitted prior to attending the job fair. We are only hiring for the Kailua location. Check in starts at 4pm on the mauka side of the store by the parking lot. Please have the requisition ID number ready at check in so we know which position you applied for. Please be prepared to wait 30min-1 hour for your interview as there are limited interviewers available. We may not be able to interview you for all positions you applied for. Please be prepared to select one position you would like to interview for as each team have different hiring managers (i.e. you cannot interview for any/all available positions).

ABOUT OUR BENEFITS
• All Team Members receive a store discount of 20 percent.
• After 800 service hours, full-time/part-time 20 Team Members pay $0 paycheck for individual medical insurance premiums.
• All store Team Members are eligible for Gainsharing, which financially rewards teams based on program parameters.
• All of our non-seasonal Team Members are eligible to receive service-hour grants through our stock option plan once they have accumulated 6,000 service hours (approximately three years of full-time employment).
• Our Paid Time Off (PTO) hours, accrued through service hours, can be rolled over from year to year.
• For students, we offer scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs.