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Posted: Sunday, March 12, 2017 11:50 PM

****BENIHANA COOKS WANTED***** PAID TRAINING : COMPETITIVE WAGES OFFERED APPLY NOW Responsible for engaging, entertaining, interacting and providing a unique dining experience to guests. Primarily works in front of restaurant while cooking and preparing hot meals on hibachi tables directly in front of guests. Ensures correct food portions are being cooked and maintains the kitchen areas and hibachi tables clean and sanitized. Prepares and sets up food for cooking and side orders. In accordance with BenihanaA?s service and cooking procedures:Greets and welcomes guests within 15 minutes of their teppan order(s). Performs a cooking show for assigned tables ensuring his/her interaction with guests is appropriate and non offensive.Readily provides guests with information about Benihana foods as they are being cooked or upon guest inquiries. Responds promptly and courteously to guest requestsAsks guests for cooking preference, as applicable, and follows guest instructions.Prepares a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items for cooking using a variety of kitchen equipment (including but not limited to broilers, ovens, grills, food processors, blenders and fryers).Performs shift opening and closing duties as assigned by the manager such as cleaning of refrigeration units, gaskets, chef carts and floors.Maintains kitchen, teppan cooking areas, kitchen equipment and food storage areas clean, sanitary and organized. Reports any kitchen equipment or maintenance issues to the chief chef or manager on duty (MOD).Is knowledgeable about and complies with the CompanyA?s standards on food portioning, cooking methods, quality standards, recipes, storyboards, service cycle, policies and procedures.Prepares foods in accordance with the CompanyA?s portions standards and recipe specifications prior to cooking, including battering, breading, seasoning and/or marinating foods.Immediately notifies MOD when guests are not satisfied with their experience or if an accident occurs.Participates and joins restaurant staff in ensuring guest special occasion celebrations are memorable. Upon request or at the direction of the company, may be asked to photograph and/or be photographed with guests.Performs other duties as assigned by a supervisor. Must be able to successfully pass Benihana chef training programPrevious experience as chef or cook highly desirable Competencies, Knowledge and Skills: Customer Service: Must possess excellent customer service skills. Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism when interacting with guests and dealing with guest complaints. Ability to monitor and anticipate guestsA? needs and respond accordingly in an effort to maintain a positive and enjoyable Benihana dining experience. Ability to entertain and perform in front of guests is strongly desired. Communication: Must possess excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills. Must be able to communicate and understand guestsA? and colleaguesA? instructions, read and understand written directives, and be able to clearly communicate if s/he requires further direction. Must be able to interpret nonverbal cues in an effort to identify and correct potential problems. Must be able to clearly speak in English. Interpersonal Relationships: Ability to adapt and interact with a diverse group of people. Ability to maintain a professional and courteous demeanor during stressful and/or busy times. Must be able to work as part of a team and recognize the importance of each team memberA?s role in the guest dining experience. Physical Demands: Must be able to perform a variety of physical activities including, but not limited to, standing for long periods of time, climbing, walking, bending, reaching, and lifting up to 55 lbs. Ability to carry and lift cookware (pots, pans, etc.) containing hot or cool foods and liquids. Must possess the manual dexterity to use cooking tools properly and while performing cooking shows. Must be able to handle smoke

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• Location: Queens

• Post ID: 95523023 newyork
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