Short Order Cook
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Our Hospitality department is actively looking for a confident and dynamic candidate as a Short Order Cook for our team.  

As a Short Order Cook, you will be responsible for cooking and handling short food orders. You should take orders from the customer as well as recommend them snacking options when asked. In addition to this, you should keep a track of the inventory before the start of the work shift.  

To make an ideal candidate, you should have good physical stamina and manual dexterity. You should also have outstanding ability to work in a team environment and good communication skills.  

If you think you have a good liking for taste and ready to take up these duties, then apply right away. We will love to meet you.  


  • Understanding all the recipes in the food menu.  

  • Taking orders from the customers.  

  • Suggesting food items to the customers as and when requested.  

  • Cutting and chopping vegetables, herbs, and fruits.  

  • Ensuring the customers get their orders on time.  

  • Ensuring all the vegetables are available in the kitchen.  

  • Grilling meats and burgers as per the order requirements.  

  • Plating the cooked food and garnishing them as well.  

  • Performing simple food preparation such as making sandwiches, frying chicken, etc.  

  • Performing general cleaning activities in the kitchen.  

  • Ensuring the table and chairs are clean and tidy.  

  • Using the kitchen tools and equipment to work faster.  

  • Checking the stock levels and restocking them as and when needed.  

  • Accepting payments from the customers.  

  • Complying with the health and safety rules and regulations.  


  • High school diploma or GED.  

  • A proven experience as Short Order Cook, Cook, or a similar role in the Hospitality industry.  

  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge and understanding of kitchen sanitization.  

  • Understanding of food plating and serving methods.  

  • Good oral and written communication skills.  

  • Good multi-tasking abilities.  

  • Showcasing knowledge of using various kitchen equipment and tools.  

  • Ability to lift heavy loads and objects.  

  • Good physical stamina.  

  • Excellent ability to manage time efficiently.  

  • Ability to work under pressure.  

  • Ability to work in shifts and on holidays as well.  

  • Excellent dexterity and able to work independently.  

  • Strong work ethics. 

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