Food Service - Cook
Company: Lazy Acres
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Who Is Lazy Acres Natural Market?
At Lazy Acres Natural Market, we believe in a natural approach to
optimal health and wellness. From organic and seasonal produce and
products steeped in tradition, to functional supplements and body
care, we are here to support you in mind, body and soul.
Our friendly, informative, and passionate team members remain
committed to providing exceptional service and wellness tips with
our community; and accommodating the needs of our guests. We
continue to live by the closely held belief that our collective
actions can and will contribute to a healthier planet.
We're committed to creating an environment that will attract the
most passionate and enthusiastic people in our field. We're always
on the lookout for people inspired by health, wellness, and eating
clean and strive for excellent customer service. Our Leadership is
dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment,
offering opportunities for professional growth, education, and
Ingredients You'll Bring to the Table
You love food and have the ability to create an experience that is
beyond the everyday. You have a positive attitude and work well in
a team environment. You can connect with people and reach a level
of hospitality that exceeds guests' expectation. You are warm,
outgoing, authentically amazing and want to be inspired, challenged
and proud of where you work, You embody a spirit of
entrepreneurship and mutual respect. You approach every situation
with a YES! attitude and seek to find a solution to all
opportunities that arise.
What Will Be On Your Plate?
Bristol Farms / Lazy Acres Natural Market
Job Title: Food Service Cook
Department: Food Service
Reports To: Food Service Manager
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
The Food Service Cook prepares and cooks hot food items for the
restaurant, deli, catering, or other departments. This is a
fast-paced atmosphere; the Food Service Cook must have high stamina
and a positive "can do" attitude. The Food Service Cook prepares
and cooks all items on the cafe menu. He or she ensures that all
full service and phone order pick-up times are met so that the
customer's expectations of food quality and service are exceeded.
The Caf Cook is also responsible to perform duties and
responsibilities listed below (other duties may be assigned):
- Preps, prepares, and cooks all items needed for daily
- Follows all Bristol Farms' recipes, and portion sizes when
preparing foods following exact specifications.
- Peels, cleans, and cuts fruits to be served for breakfast of
- Cleans vegetables, fruits, and berries for salads, relishes,
and gelatin desserts.
- Mixes ingredients for green salads, fruit salads, and potato
- Prepares dressings such as Thousand Island, French, and
Roquefort to be served on green salads.
- Prepares cold sandwiches and cheeses.
- Maintains a clean and sanitary work area at all times.
- Knows all cleaning chemicals authorized in the Food Service
area and understands proper usage.
- Follows the FIFO rotation system (First-in, First-out ).
Covers, labels, and dates all leftover foods. Utilizes leftover
foods before opening new product.
- Inspects food and food preparation; including measuring
temperatures throughout the preparation process, to maintain
quality and sanitation in accordance with the FDA and local health
departmental codes and Bristol Farms' stringent standards.
- Follows safety work standards and reports any safety hazards to
supervisors and/or Store Director.
- Practices all safety procedures within accordance to Bristol
Farms standards and practices.
- Requisitions supplies daily.
- Some dishwashing required.
- Follows the employee handbook at all times, especially on
service standards and appearance.
- At all times, meets and exceeds Bristol Farms standards in
service, quality, presentation, sanitation, and cleanliness.
Customer Service Skills
Food Service Cooks are expected to provide customer service that is
extra ordinary and exceeds the expectations of our customers. They
are required to follow established policies and guidelines that go
beyond simply smiling and greeting customers. Going above and
beyond encompasses attitudes, respect, and flexibility. Food
Service Cooks are expected to have a positive "can-do" attitude; to
treat others with respect; and easily adjust to changes in the
Education and/or Experience
One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to
six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent
combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as recipes, safety
rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and other procedure
manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or Bristol
Knowledge of English
This is a customer service driven position. The candidate must have
the ability to speak, read and understand English. Ability to speak
and understand Spanish is a plus.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of
measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions,
percentages, and volume.
Ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out
instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability
to resolve conflicts in such a manner to create a win-win
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to stand, walk, talk or hear, and taste or smell. The
employee frequently is required to sit and use hands to finger,
handle, or feel objects, or tools. The employee is occasionally
required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the
ability to adjust focus.
While performing the essential functions of this job, the Food
Service Cook is regularly exposed to extreme heat and sharp
objects. He or she frequently works near moving mechanical parts.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Why You'll Love Working at Lazy Acres Natural Market
- Amazing earning potential, paid weekly!
- A values-based culture that will engage and empower your growth
- A strong training program that will build your restaurant and
guest service skills
- Opportunity for growth within our family of brands
- Benefits available - Including medical, dental, vision, and
- Numerous scholarship opportunities available to full & part
time team members
- 20% discount at all Bristol Farms and Lazy Acres locations
- $60 credit to Shoes for Crews every 6 months of employment
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Keywords: Lazy Acres, Encinitas , Food Service - Cook, Other , Encinitas, California
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