A well established Restaurant in Yaounde seeks the position of a cook.
DAILY FUNCTIONS FOR THE COOK POSITION
Incumbent serves as a cook at the Restaurant and is responsible for the daily preparation of food items. Should be able to cook various African Dishes especailly Eru, Achu, Ekwang, Rice and Chicken, Akoh_Abong, etc. Customer satisfaction revolves around the food appearance, high quality of the food and overall dining experience.
Detailed Duties and Responsibilities
Candidate is responsible and in charge of kitchen operation, such as cleanliness (washing dishes, cleaning cooers etc.) as well as for the proper maintenance of the kitchen equipment. Inspects food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling and ensure cooking. Seasons and cooks food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
Observes and tests foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils. Weighs, measures, and mixes ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment. Portions, arranges, and garnishes food, and serves food to waiters or customers. Regulates temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters. Substitutes for or assists other cooks during emergencies or rush periods. Bakes, roasts, broils, and steams meats, fish, vegetables, eru, achu and other foods. Washes, peels, cuts, and seeds fruits and vegetables to prepare them for consumption. Estimates expected food consumption, then requisitions or purchases supplies, or procures food . Carves and trims meats , fowl, or fish and bone meat prior to cooking. Keeps records and accounts. Plans and prices menu items. May be expected to be called upon to serve as well for small occasions. Assists with the washing of the dishes, as needed, following functions. Polishes silver and obtains additional help for functions. Perform other duties as assigned.
Completion of Secondary School (GCE “O” level, Probatoire or equivalent) is required
Two years experience as Cook with recognized culinary reputation in different cooking styles
Basic understanding of professional African cooking and kitchen tools handling skills. Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures. Job knowledge/skills/abilities may be tested.
Interested candidates for this position must submit the following:
A current resume or curriculum vitae; plus Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
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