A.M. Cook

Reports to:         Chef, Sous Chef
Department:      Kitchen
Status:                 Part-time, Hourly

Commercial cooking experience and culinary training are highly desired. Experience with restricted diets and vegetarian/vegan options preferred but not necessary. This is not an entry-level position but rather an opportunity to bring a personal culinary perspective to the position. The primary role of the AM Cook is to work both independently and as a team to produce the highest quality product in an expeditious manner for both the breakfast and lunch meal periods but also for other special events on occasion. It is important for the AM Cook to have a strong set of culinary and customer service skills in order to provide the best guest experience possible.

Essential Functions:

  • Execute proper food preparation procedures to maintain a high quality and consistent product
  • Uphold and demonstrate food quality and safety standards and procedures
  • Work independently and as a member of a team with other front-line staff to expedite food quickly and accurately
  • Creative input on menu items
  • Work for long periods in a potentially hot environment while standing, lifting, turning and/or bending
  • Operate and maintain kitchen equipment properly
  • Participate in proper set-up and break-down of all stations
  • Adhere to all work rules, policies and procedures as set forth by Harmony Hill, including but not limited to those contained in the Employee Handbook
  • Attend staff and management meetings as requested

Required Work Experience, Ability or Training:

  • Previous experience in a commercial cooking or high-volume capacity
  • Previous experience working in a customer-focused environment
  • Current Washington State Food Handler’s permit or the ability to obtain one
  • Excellent tenure at previous jobs
  • Reliable transportation
  • Must pass Washington State background check
  • Flexible to work all shifts as needed, including evenings, weekends and possibly holidays
  • Able to bend, reach, and stoop, as well as to work in a standing position for extended periods up to and including a full work shift
  • Capable of moving and lifting 25 lbs regularly and occasionally up to 40 lbs

Interested candidates should email: Jessie Gregor, Chef, Kitchen Manager