Hiring Chefs, Cooks, Pizza cooks, and Line Cooks
Whole Foods Market is looking for cooks, chefs, and pizza cooks to join our team at our new store in Tulsa, OK. We have multiple positions available in all departments. We will be hosting a job fair October 16th-17th. The career fair will be invitation only and the invitations will begin going out on October 1st. The location and times of the career fair will be provided at that time. SUMMARY:Your role as a Prepared Foods Chef will include oversight of the food preparation process, creation of recipes and the selection of the items in the Prepared Foods case. Additionally you will maintain attractive Prepared Foods displays and support the regional Prepared Foods vision. You will ensure a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient service to customers and team members.DUTIES:- Give every customer immediate and undivided attention. Surprise and delight the customers with consistent, delicious food.- Ensure that food quality, quantity, freshness, and presentation meet all Regional standards.- Provide or follow complete recipes for all products produced in the kitchen; develop and test new recipes.- Supervise production for all Prepared Foods venues.- Ensure all prepared items are labeled, dated, initialed, covered, and rotated.- Know product availability, preparation, storage and nutritional aspects.- Ensure that product mix meets varied customer dietary needs and requests.- Document waste and spoilage using appropriate forms, and meet all spoilage targets.- Maintain high productivity levels, and ensure that kitchen schedules are kept within budget.- Support national, regional, and store programs.- Responds promptly to customer needs and questions and requests assistance when necessary, including answering the store phone system.- Ensure that production is done using correct measuring devices, and all recipes are followed.- Ensure that walk-ins and freezers are kept clean and organized.- Responsible for catering production.- Communicate team concerns to the Team Leader and Associate Team Leader.- Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and adhere to safe work practices.- Operate and sanitize all equipment in a safe and proper manner.- This job posting is intended to describe the general requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned by leadership.REQUIREMENTS:- Previous kitchen, culinary, deli, restaurant, kitchen management, cooking or customer service experience preferred.- Excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team; ability to communicate effectively with customers and team members.- Ability to follow instructions and procedures.- Ability to successfully delegate production tasks.- Basic knowledge of ingredient information and nutri-facts for Prepared Foods products.- Understand and communicate quality goals and ingredient information to customers.- Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness.- Effective time management skills.- Strong work ethic and integrity.- Proper handling of knives and other cutting equipment.- Available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the department. Essential Job Functions:Stand and walk for extended periods of time.Bend and stoop to grasp objects and climb ladders. Bend and twist neck and waist, reach above and below shoulders and squat.Bend and lift loads, not to exceed 50 pounds. Push and pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds.Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation.Environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, ovens, freezer, outdoors, etc.) About Us:At Whole Foods Market, we empower our Team Members to make their own decisions, thus creating an environment where people are treated with respect and are highly motivated to excel. We mentor Team Members through education and on-the-job experience. As a result, we are able to fill a majority of leadership roles from our existing Team Member base. We also recognize that there are individuals with talent outside of Whole Foods Market, and have training programs to bring those new leaders into the company. Our Team Members represent over 50 different nations. We are people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, yet all work together to meet the needs of our customers. We offer great benefits beginning with a full complement of medical and other traditional group health plan coverage, 401k plan, and a 20% discount at our stores. To learn more, apply your passion today.
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