The Main St. Goodness Café in Chatham, is looking for a part time or full time Breakfast and Lunch Cook. A mainstay cafe in the Village of Chatham community, Main St. Goodness serves fresh and in house prepared breakfast, pastries and lunch seven days a week.
As a vital part of Goodness Ventures LLC, a multi-disciplinary hospitality group based in the Hudson Valley, we are searching for persons interested in a safe and stable work environment as well as career minded individuals seeking different opportunities to advance and grow.
As our Breakfast and Lunch cook you'll work alongside the chef in a fast paced and energetic setting. Ideally you already have some experience in a commercial kitchen and work well under pressure and in a team. The wide variety of items ask for a well organized and adaptable mindset; responsibility and cleanliness are important to you.
Set up workstations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment
Prepare ingredients to use in cooking (chopping and peeling vegetables, cutting meat etc.)
Cook food in various utensils or grillers
Check food while cooking to stir or turn
Keep a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen
Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
Check quality of ingredients
Monitor stock and report to chef when there are shortages
Ability to work holidays, evenings and weekends
Kitchen experience preferred
Ability to remain calm and undertake various tasks
Excellent time management and multitasking abilities
Experience in using cutting tools, cookware and bakeware
Knowledge of various cooking procedures and methods (grilling, baking, boiling etc.)
Ability to follow all sanitation procedures
Ability to work in a team
Very good communication skills