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Kitchen Crew

Company: Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel
Location: Williams
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Basic Function:

This position is responsible for performing various duties and responsibilities within the back of house (Expeditor, Dishwasher, and Entry Level Cook IV). Removing left over food from dishes bussed from tables before sending to the dishwasher, stocking clean dishes, proper cleanliness and sanitation of the kitchen, dishes, pots/pans, utensils, and glassware, set up and maintain the buffets to standards and specifications by continually stocking and cleaning the buffets, while meeting all deadlines for setup and breakdown.

Duties & Responsibilities:

--- Fully understand and support Xanterra Mission Statement and Core Values.

--- Maintains flexibility as work schedule hours may vary according to business need. Overtime may be required when needed.


--- Clean and sanitize all cooking and eating utensils (not including large chefs/prep/or carving knives) utilizing an automated dishwashing machine.

--- Clean and sanitize all dishware and glassware utilizing an automated dishwashing machine.

--- Clean and sanitize all pots/pans utilizing approved hand-washing techniques and procedures.

--- Clean and sanitize all work areas including the pots/pans sink.

--- Clean kitchen floors by sweeping and mopping.

--- Take out trash and clean trash receptacles as needed throughout shift.

--- Restock dishes and eating utensils on the buffet lines.

--- Understand chemical storage, handling and refill procedures.

Cook IV:

--- Perform all job duties in accordance to County Health Code, the Property Employee Handbook, Department policies, procedures and its Food Safety Management System.

--- Promote and participate in accurate and thorough compliance of the Food Safety Management System; including but not exclusive to its Standard Operating Procedures.

--- Set up buffet to The Fred Harvey Restaurant's standards and specifications, and meet all deadlines for setup and breakdown of meal services.

--- Monitor and maintain buffet for cleanliness, prescribed product levels, product integrity and food safety

--- Works in a safe manner, practicing risk management worker safety in knife handling, equipment operation, lifting, working with open flame and all other areas of food production at all times.

--- Understands and adheres to The Fred Harvey Restaurant's standards and practices including; proper hand washing and follows all sanitation policies in regard to personal hygiene, grooming and Company uniform standards. Properly wear gloves as required

--- Report maintenance repairs and needs to your immediate supervisor in a timely manner.

--- Date and rotate all left over food according to procedures and follows proper first in first out (FIFO) rotation for stored foods.

--- Keep buffet area swept, mopped and free of trip and slip hazards, keeps shelving and storage areas clean and organized.

--- Utilize and adheres to all systems such as temperature charts/logs and buffet layout sheets.

--- Complete all assigned side work duties in a timely manner.

--- Prepare foods in accordance to County Health Code and the department'' Food Safety Management System.

--- Notify supervisor of any problems needing immediate attention.

--- Perform all daily cleaning assignments on Kitchen Cleaning Schedule and Buffet Closing Checklist.


--- Removes left over food from all dishes bussed from tables before sending to dishwasher.

--- Ensure proper cups are in the proper racks

--- Put the silverware in proper area.

--- Depending on what stations are open, have a clean cart ready in order to travel from station to station emptying carts and replacing with clean bus tubs.

--- Assists with garbage removal as needed.

--- Packs red napkins to the back area for pick up at end of shift.

--- Cleans work area before leaving, wiped down, and organized.

--- Assists front of house staff as necessary.

--- Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

--- Previous experience as a cook in fast food industry or high volume a la carte dining or institutional cooking experience preferred.

--- Current food handler's certification.

--- Knowledgeable in food service sanitation standards.

--- Basic knife skills.

--- Bilingual (English/ Spanish) skills are desired to effectively communicate with all staff.

Sustainability Commitment:

As a Xanterra/GCR employee, you have a responsibility to protect the environment. While on duty, you are to comply with all environmental regulations and policies, prevent pollution of the environment, reduce waste and recycle.

Keywords: Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel, Phoenix , Kitchen Crew, Hospitality & Tourism , Williams, Arizona

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