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Posted: 97 days ago
Place: DUBAI

Job Description: Chef Cook Helper in Restaurant

Position Overview:

As a Chef Cook Helper in a restaurant, your primary responsibility will be to support the chef and kitchen staff in food preparation, cooking, and maintaining a clean and organized kitchen environment. You will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of the kitchen and assisting in the production of high- quality meals. This position requires a willingness to learn, attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Key Responsibilities:

Food Preparation: Assist in the preparation of ingredients, including washing, chopping, peeling, and portioning. Follow recipes and instructions from the chef to ensure accurate preparation and consistency in food quality.

Cooking Assistance: Support the chef and other kitchen staff during cooking processes, such as grilling, frying, sautéing, and baking. Monitor cooking times and temperatures, and assist in plating and garnishing dishes.

Kitchen Organization: Maintain a clean and organized kitchen environment. Clean and sanitize work surfaces, utensils, and equipment regularly. Assist in receiving and storing food supplies, ensuring proper rotation and storage methods.

Stock Control: Assist in monitoring and controlling inventory levels of ingredients and supplies. Inform the chef of any shortages or items nearing expiration. Help with inventory management and stock replenishment as directed.

Food Safety and Hygiene: Follow food safety and hygiene standards, including proper handling, storage, and temperature control of food. Adhere to cleanliness and sanitation protocols to ensure a safe and hygienic kitchen environment.

Collaboration and Communication: Work cooperatively with the chef, other kitchen staff, and servers to ensure smooth operations and timely food production. Communicate effectively regarding ingredient needs, preparation methods, and any issues or concerns that arise.

Cleaning and Maintenance: Assist in cleaning and maintaining kitchen equipment, such as ovens, stoves, grills, and fryers. Report any equipment malfunctions or maintenance needs to the chef. Clean and sanitize kitchen tools, utensils, and dishes.

Safety Compliance: Follow safety guidelines and procedures, including proper handling of knives, hot surfaces, and chemicals. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Previous experience as a kitchen helper or a desire to learn and work in a kitchen environment.

Basic knowledge of food preparation techniques and kitchen equipment.

Ability to follow recipes and instructions accurately.

Physical stamina and the ability to stand for extended periods and lift heavy objects.

Knowledge of food safety and hygiene practices.

Strong teamwork and communication skills.

Flexibility to work various shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Demonstrated reliability, punctuality, and a strong work ethic

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