Cook 1 Position

Typical Functions

  • Assist Cook 2 in the preparation of a variety of foods such as vegetables, fruits, meats, soups, salads, pastry and cereals in accordance with prescribed recipes.
  • Carve and display meats, vegetables, fruits, and salads
  • Inspect food to ensure freshness of items produced
  • Operate food preparation equipment and machinery.
  • Follow all proper cleaning and sanitation requirements.
  • Assist other kitchen personnel as needed.
  • Maintain professional hygiene and appearance.
  • Wash plate ware, glassware, silverware, pots/pans and kitchen utensils according to sanitation and cleaning procedures.
  • Ensure dishes are sanitized and available as needed; always keep sanitation solution up to San Felipe Pueblo Enterprise standards.
  • Maintain cleanliness and maintenance of dish machine.
  • Place clean plate ware, glassware, silverware and pot/pans in specified shelves according to sanitation and cleaning procedures.
  • Keep dish areas clean by sweeping, mopping floors, wiping countertops, and emptying trash.
  • Trouble-shoots dishwasher machine malfunctions.
  • Attend and satisfactorily complete required training as directed by the Supervisor or the Human Resources Department.
  • Must perform all work functions in accordance with the San Felipe Pueblo Enterprises Safety Policies and Procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 1-year experience in a high-volume restaurant; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Work is performed in the kitchen area with exposure to heat, fumes and steam. Lifting large hot and cold trays required with lifting up to 25 pounds. Prolonged standing and walking is required.

Required Competencies

Integrity / Honesty
All San Felipe Pueblo Enterprises employees must operate in an ethical manner by following all San Felipe Pueblo Enterprises policies and procedures relating to cash transactions, handling, tracking, and proper behavior between staff and customers. Incumbent must conduct oneself above the appearance of doing something wrong.

Customer Service
Develop a clear understanding of customers’ needs and goals while maintaining clear communication with customer regarding meeting their expectations. Must follow though and respond to customers’ requests and inform them of action taken in a courteous, professional manner.

Work effectively with division members and members of other divisions to resolve common issues or problems as well as listening and seeking others’ perspective on how to complete assignments. Keeps others informed and up-to-date about tasks, progress, or projects.

Incumbents in this position must have a desire and invest effort to acquire new knowledge and skills for work.

Effort and Initiative
Incumbent in this position must have the ability to work and take action without specific direction and without being monitored.

Food Preparation
Incumbent in this position must have advanced knowledge of food proper preparation and presentation methods, techniques, and quality standards.


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