Production Cook

Tarrytown - New York - Tappan Hill

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Job Description

The Production Cook is responsible for the production of food as well as working parties. In general, this person is responsible for preparing food as assigned with minimal deviation and moderate supervision while insuring that items produced are consistent with Abigail Kirsch’s high standards of quality.  



  • 1+ years prior culinary experience in quality and high volume establishment.
  • Culinary degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Food Handlers certification preferred or must be obtained within 6 months of employment.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent knife skills.
  • Ability to operate independently with minimal direct supervision
  • Complete knowledge of proper culinary methods, techniques and standards.
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to perform multiple tasks at once
  • Ability to use various kitchen equipment.
  • Ability to identify and differentiate food items.
  • Ability to withstand extreme temperatures within the kitchen working environment ranging from 0 to 100 degrees.
  •  Ability to visually inspect, taste and smell product to ensure freshness and quality.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with associates management, clients and vendors if necessary.
  • Able to work flexible schedule in order to accommodate business levels.

Skills & Requirements

  • Follow proper food handling and sanitation procedures.
  • Prepare all food production for the day’s events.
  • Work with Sous Chefs on day’s events including preparation of items to be served during party, while maintaining sanitation and quality standards.
  • Complete production list for day’s events.
  • Set up station with minimal supervision.
  • Uphold quality and consistency in all menu items prepared and served.
  • Set up courses for plated events with minimal supervision.
  • Participate in plate out at events.
  • Assist with breakdown of leftover items and cleaning of kitchen at end of the event.
  • Participate in inventory production of frozen HD items.
  • Assist Kitchen Crew Leader and Sous Chef’s during production for upcoming events.
  • Prepare staff meal in absence of staff meal cook.
  • Travel, as necessary, to different properties/venues.
  • Perform all reasonable requests by the management team.
  • Attend and participate in all scheduled meetings and training sessions.