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Lead Cook

Hiring Deadline: Open until filled
Position updated on:
Zip Code: 10010
Industry: All
Employer: Abigail Kirsch
Job Tracking ID: 1379357922
Job Description:
Abigail Kirsch, New York's premier caterer is looking for Culinary Professionals to join our Award Winning Culinary Team!

The Lead Cook is responsible for preparing any and all foods necessary for events and overseeing the execution of events. S/he must be hands on leader and oversee the cooks that are reporting to him/her in their preparations. This individual must work closely with the Executive Chef and other Sous Chefs in monitoring quality and consistency amongst the cooks. The Lead Cook is responsible for one or all of the following duties:

A. Leading the execution of a portion of an event either on their own or with culinary personal help for events exceeding 110 guests or more with consistent success.
B. Leading a simple production team on a consistent basis. A simple production team for this purpose is, either the Assembly Team, the Bake Off Team, Vegetable Team, Check Off Team, Haldde Team, or Pack Team.
C. Assisting the Production Sous Chef with such tasks as tracking team sheets, reschedule sheets, overseeing two or more teams or leading one team daily


- 2+ years of prior culinary lead position experience in quality and/or high volume establishment.
- Culinary degree preferred.
- Food Handlers certification preferred.
- Ability to work in a team environment.
- Excellent knife skills.
- Ability to operate independently with minimal direct supervision
- Complete knowledge of proper culinary methods, techniques and standards.
- Excellent attention to detail and the ability to perform multiple tasks at once.
- Ability to use various kitchen equipment.
- Ability to identify and differentiate food items.
- Ability to withstand extreme temperatures within the kitchen working environment ranging from 0 to 100 degrees.

Employee Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Compensation: DOE

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