Cook II - Casa Calavera Las Vegas

Full Time
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Posted Today
Job description
The position of Cook – II is primarily responsible for cutting, preparing, and cooking hot and cold dishes, per recipe specifications, in workstations. Additionally, Cook II may also work various main line stations based on cook’s experience, such as fry, sauté, grill, and cold station. Responsible for working in all aspects of food preparation and cuisine. Train new hires and existing staff on preparation and plating techniques.
GUEST SERVICE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Provide a friendly, personal demeanor with a willingness to interact
  • Provide professional and friendly guest services
  • Commits self to the below listed Company values, and acknowledges dedication to providing excellent guest service for our Guests and our internal team, always
SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability to work safely and prevent personal injury
  • Commitment to the safety of fellow co-workers and our guests, and the ability to demonstrate that commitment through daily actions
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  • Read and execute computer tickets for service
  • Identify and use cuisine specific ingredients per recipe
    • Prepare hot and cold food by reading measuring, and executing recipes (recipes primarily in English language)
  • Work in all aspects of food preparation
  • Follow all health sanitation regulations and safety procedures per Hakkasan standards
  • Follow plate presentation guidelines set by the company
  • Assist in the management of production and delivery of staff meals
  • Train new hires and incoming staff on preparation and plating of all menu items
  • Assist Chefs and Kitchen Managers as needed in execution of service
  • Work as a team, assisting all guests and employee’s needs and inquiries
  • Effectively communicate with management, chefs and service staff to fulfill and address any issues or needs requested by guests and or other employees
  • Assist and/ or completes additional tasks as assigned
  • Safely operate all kitchen equipment, including ovens, stoves, grills and fryers
IN ADDITION TO THE AFOREMENTIONED ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, THE POSITION WILL BE EVALUATED ON THE FOLLOWING LEADERSHIP QUALITIES:
  • Accountability
  • Development
  • Working relationships
  • Judgment
  • Quality of work
  • Job skills knowledge
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Punctuality
  • Adherence to Policy
  • Verbal communication
  • Attitude
  • Appearance
  • Teamwork
  • Guest satisfaction
EDUCATION/REQUIREMENTS:
  • High School Diploma preferred
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • 21+ years of age
  • Possession of or the ability to possess all state required work cards
  • Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to company standards
WORKING KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum of one (1) year of direct working experience in high-volume or Fine dining restaurant required
  • Basic mathematical equations
  • Possess knife skills, knowledge of food storage
  • Proper lifting techniques
  • Guest relations
  • Sanitation and safety
  • High volume operations

SKILLS:
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and assertively in English language, both verbally and in writing with staff
  • Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude always
  • Ability to keep an open and objective view
  • Ability to listen empathetically and be respectful always
  • Ability to maintain composure and stay focused
  • Ability to maintain personal integrity
  • Ability to work as a team, stay organized, handle various projects at one time, follow up and make accurate decisions
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment, and work under pressure and meet deadlines
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
  • Must have good positive energy to make it through the day
  • Must be observant and quick to respond to various situations
  • Must be able to move quickly through work and set the pace in the office and/or venue
  • Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be dexterous and able to participate in all service aspects.
  • Must be able to twist, tow (push or pull), reach, bend, climb and carry as necessary
  • Must be able to push and lift up to 50 - 100 lbs.
  • Ability to use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Ability to talk, hear, taste, and smell
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
WORK ENVIRONMENT & SCHEDULE: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
  • Work indoors and/or outdoors, exposed to hot and/or cold surfaces, steam, and wet floors
  • Work in an environment that is subject to varying levels of noise, crowds and smoke, the severity of which depends upon guest volume
  • Fast paced, high volume, high energy
  • Hours may be part-time (less than 30 hours per week)
  • Schedule could exceed 30 hours per week and may include overtime when approved by management
  • Work varied shifts to include days, nights, weekends and holidays
SECURITY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Security Level – Low

Tao Group Hospitality delivers distinctive culinary and premium entertainment experiences through its portfolio of restaurants, nightclubs, lounges, and daylife venues. Tao Group Hospitality acquired Hakkasan Group in April 2021. The combined company operates more than 60 entertainment dining and nightlife venues in over 20 markets across five continents and features a collection of widely recognized hospitality brands. These include TAO, Hakkasan, OMNIA, Marquee, LAVO, Beauty & Essex, Avenue, Cathédrale, Wet Republic, Yauatcha, Ling Ling, Sake no Hana, Casa Calavera, Jewel, Little Sister, and more. Tao Group Hospitality is part of Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment) (NYSE: MSGE), a leader in live experiences US Candidates Only
Tao Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

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