Based in Geelong, Victoria, our client Saffron Indian Cuisine is a restaurant serving Indian cuisine and specialise in Tandoori, traditional and vegetarian Indian dishes. They have a strong following and loyal customer base in the region.
As their business grows, they are looking for a Cook to join the team.
Prepare and cook food in a fast food restaurant with a limited menu. Duties of the cooks are limited to preparation of a few basic items and normally involve operating large-volume single-purpose cooking equipment.
As a Cook your primary duty is to provide customers with the best service possible by preparing food orders consistently, quickly and according to restaurant recipes, following through to delivering to the customer. Cooks should be familiar with the Restaurant’s Service Principles and utilize the principles when relevant.
Some of the roles and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Examining foodstuffs to ensure quality
Regulating temperatures of ovens, grills and other cooking equipment
Preparing and cooking Indian food
Preparing and cooking finger food
Seasoning food during cooking
Portioning food, placing it on plates, and adding gravies, sauces and garnishes
Storing food in temperature controlled facilities
Preparing food to meet special dietary requirements
May plan menus and estimate food requirements
May train other kitchen staff and apprentices
Relevant local diploma qualifications preferred
At least 3 years of experience as a Cook is required
Background in Indian Restaurant is mandatory
Experience cooking Tandoori and traditional Indian dishes
Excellent work references (please indicate 2 referees in your resume)
Must be able to read, write and speak the English language. Must be able to express self adequately in written and oral communication and to communicate effectively with supervisor and staff members.
Must be able to interpret and implement written or oral programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the Dietary Department.
Possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
Possess the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure and weight using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.