29 Jul 2015

Prepared Foods Production Team Member

Whole Foods Market Full-Time

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Job Description

As a Prepared Foods Production Team Member you will perform all functions relating to the maintenance and proper food preparation of the cold case, fresh pack, and salad bar. 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.
– 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.
– Assist with production for all Prepared Foods venues.
– Ensure all prepared items are labeled, dated, initialed, covered, and rotated.
– Document waste and spoilage using appropriate forms, and meet all spoilage targets.
– Ensure that production is done using correct measuring devices, and all recipes are accurately followed
– Monitor food loss and maintain spoilage sheets.
– Fulfills hot food request in a timely manner.
– Effectively maintains full levels in hot case and soup production.
– Keep department continually clean, well-maintained and organized
– 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.
– Previous kitchen experience focusing on hotel/banquet and/or catering a plus, able to execute large batch production recipes
– Excellent understanding of quality, scratch food
– Excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team; ability to communicate effectively with customers and team members.
– Excellent understanding of quality, scratch food production and fundamental cooking techniques
– Ability to work with a sense of urgency and meet timelines
– Ability to follow instructions and procedures.
– Ability to learn basic knowledge of all products carried in the department.
– 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.

Markets: Portland. Job Categories: Kitchen. Job Types: Full-Time.