Restaurant Cook
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Our Restaurant is seeking for a talented and experienced Restaurant Cook to join us on an immediate basis. You will be responsible for preparing food items for the guests based on their orders. You will also be responsible for organizing, cleaning, and setting up the workstation.  

As a Restaurant Cook, you should have an excellent knowledge of cooking procedures and food handling techniques. Knowledge of various cuisines will be an added advantage for this role. You should also have the willingness to work in the hot and high-temperature working environment of the kitchen.  

To succeed in this job position, you should have good organizational skills and the ability to think out of the box. You should also possess outstanding communication skills and the ability to work for a long period of time.  

If you have an interest in coming up with different food items and willing to show your cooking skills, then join us today. We will be happy to hire you soon.  


  • Taking orders from the Waiter/Waitress or the computerized system.  

  • Organizing the workstation with all the necessary ingredients.  

  • Setting up and organizing the food station.  

  • Handling multiple food orders at the same time.  

  • Ensuring the freshness of the vegetables and meats.  

  • Training the junior staff, if necessary.  

  • Maintaining the quality and standard of the food.  

  • Ensuring the food dishes look presentable and attractive.  

  • Storing the food ingredients in a proper hygienic way.  

  • Recommending special dishes on the food menu.  

  • Following all the food sanitation and hygiene procedures.  

  • Maintaining the kitchen stock levels and restocking, if needed.  

  • Overseeing Cooks, Kitchen Assistants, and other kitchen team members.  


  • High school diploma or an equivalent.  

  • Proven work experience as a Restaurant Cook in a reputable Restaurant, Cook, or a similar role in the Hospitality industry.  

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment.  

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of cooking procedures.  

  • Experience in the preparation of cold food items.  

  • Knowledge of food sanitation and health code.  

  • Excellent communications skills  

  • Ability to work in flexible work schedules.  

  • Strong understanding of food handling techniques.  

  • Willingness to work in a high-temperature environment.  

  • Ability to lift heavy loads up to 25 lbs.  

  • A highly customer-oriented individual.  

  • Ability to solve a problem independently.  

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Debbie Bullock, Group HR Manager at English Lakes
Debbie Bullock
English Lakes Hotels, Resorts and Venues
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