Company: Kinseth Hospitality Corp
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: February 22, 2021
This position is located at the VUE Rooftop Restaurant and Hilton
Garden Inn in Iowa City.-- Supervises and coordinates activities of
cooks and other workers engaged in preparing and cooking foodstuffs
by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other
duties may be assigned.
- Observes workers engaged in preparing, portioning, and
garnishing foods to ensure that methods of cooking and garnishing
and sizes of portions are as prescribed.
- Trains and develops workers in specific job, safety, guest
satisfaction and KHC/franchise policies/procedures.
- Assists the Kitchen Manager in inventorying and purchasing
food, restaurant and kitchen supplies per purchasing
- Assists the Kitchen Manager in menu development, controlling
labor and food costs.
- Gives instructions to cooking personnel in methods of
- Cooks and carves meats, and prepares dishes, such as sauces,
during rush periods and for banquets and other social
- Monitors food quality and presentation to ensure guest
satisfaction and franchise standards.
- Assumes responsibility for kitchen in absence of Kitchen
KHC POLICIES:-- Responsible for following all KHC policies and
procedures as set forth in the KHC handbook and property specific
guidelines/standards.-- These policies include dress code, safety
and performance standards.-- Employees must also maintain a
professional image and report to work as scheduled.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:-- Indirectly supervises 1-20
employees in the back of the house in the absence of the Kitchen
Manager.-- Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance
with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include assisting in: interviewing, hiring, and
training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work;
appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees;
addressing complaints and resolving problems.
QUALIFICATIONS:-- To perform this job successfully, an individual
must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:-- High school diploma or general
education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience
and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and
LANGUAGE SKILLS:-- Ability to read and interpret documents such as
safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions, and procedure
manuals.-- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.--
Ability to respond to complaints or inquiries from groups of
managers, customers, employees and general public.-- Ability to
communicate effectively before groups of customers or employees in
person, via telephone or in writing.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:-- Ability to calculate figures and amounts
such as discounts, interest, commissions and percentages.-- Ability
to accurately handle cash, credit cards and checks.-- Ability to
use basic accounting functions to balance deposits/daily work.
REASONING ABILITY:-- Ability to solve practical problems and deal
with a variety of variables in situations where only limited
standardization exists.-- Ability to interpret a variety of
instructions furnished in written or oral form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:-- This position may require
certifications in production by the specific franchise or
certification in sanitation depending on business unit.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:-- The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.-- All
employees must follow proper safety precautions at all times to
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, grasp or type; reach
with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell.-- The
employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend or
twist and to push, pull or lift over 10 pounds.-- The employee must
occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.-- The employee is
occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.-- Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception,
and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:-- The work environment described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job.-- All employees must follow proper
safety precautions at all times to avoid injuries.--
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or
caustic chemicals, temperature extremes from sub zero freezers,
ovens, stoves and grills, extreme heat from fryers, broilers, ovens
and warmers, mild risk of electrical shock, and occasionally works
with moving mechanical parts such as meat slicers, dishwashers and
sharpeners.-- The noise level in the work environment is usually
ACCOMMODATION: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
CRISIS MANAGEMENT:-- Must be able to handle a crisis in a calm,
effective manner. This includes: upset guests, fire, tornado, armed
robbery and assault, bomb threats and accidents.
Keywords: Kinseth Hospitality Corp, Iowa City , Sous Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Iowa City, Iowa
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