Are you passionate about food? Do you spend a lot of time in the kitchen cooking to family and friends? Do you enjoy working in a fast paced environment and be a part of a Team? Are you interested in learning more about good knife skills and work side by side with a creative Executive Chef that is willing to teach and grow professionals? Can you work well under pressure? Do you enjoy having fun at work? If you said to all of those, you are the person we are looking for! Come and join us at Tastes On The Fly, we are looking for a Prep Cook to contribute in the preparation and plating of all menu items in accordance with the chefs’ direction.
The prep cook position is responsible for the bulk of the prep that is performed in the back kitchen in accordance with the supervisors’ direction. This position is also responsible for preparing certain cold items when ordered including salads and desserts. This position includes, but is not limited to, the ability to read, understand and follow recipes, proper preparation of all assigned tasks, and ability to conform to the supervisors’ immediate directions.
WHO WE ARE: Tastes On The Fly started in 1999 by 4 restaurant entrepreneurs and, it has grown into of the world’s leading boutique airport dining operators. We provide high-quality, local authentic experiences in an airport setting.
Our Culture and Mission is: “Every team member, everyday” Every guest, every time”. We possess a passion for food & beverage and are Ambassadors to the local food scene. We partner with highly regarded chefs and artisan producers. We provide genuine hospitality vs service.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:
These are essential functions and the percentages are estimates only.
45% – Preparation and plating of “cold line” items as ordered
35% – Preparation of base food items
15% – Cleaning the kitchen on a consistent basis
Maintain regular and prompt attendance in conformation with company standards and policies. Employees with irregular attendance may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Consistent time and attendance is essential to the successful operation of the department.
Maintain a professional demeanor with co-workers and guests at all times. Maintain a professional and hygienic appearance at all times. Report to work in a clean and complete uniform.
Due to the seasonal nature of the restaurant industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to accommodate the business needs of the restaurant
Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with the company’s rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of its business. Employees who violate these rules and regulations may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY:
Individual must posses the following knowledge, skills and abilities and must be able to demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the position.
Ability to understand verbal English
Ability read English
Ability to perform basic sanitation practices
Ability to handle a knife and other sharp objects with extreme caution and skill
Ability to handle food safely
Ability to convert measurements
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Ability to work as a team player and communicate with co-workers effectively
Ability to listen to and follow direction
In addition to performing the essential functions, this position may be required to perform any combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function solely at the discretion of the department manager, which may be based upon the particular requirements of that day.
Removal of trash, recycling, debris etc
Deep cleaning projects
Perform any and all other duties asked of you related to the operation of the restaurant
Any combination of education, training and work experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Successfully pass an extensive 10 year criminal background check conducted by the FBI.
Successfully pass computerized employment testing and in-person interview
Prior restaurant or food preparation experience and/or education
Join a unique environment and an award winning, people focused company in a challenging yet rewarding position!
Interested? Tastes on the Fly Vancouver is seeking a positive, committed and experienced Human Resources Manager.
We seek a hands on team player with a minimum of three years Human Resources and Recruiting experience in a fast pace, high volume organization. Top candidates will have proven ability to manage multiple projects and juggle priorities. We offer competitive pay, bonus and a benefits package, including growth opportunities.
To be eligible to work in our airport locations, candidates must pass a U.S. government 10 year criminal background check.
The Human Resources Manager reports to the Senior Director of Human Resources and is also accountable to the Director of Payroll & Benefits for the following areas and duties, including but not limited to:
Support companywide recruiting efforts.
· Assist with employee relations issues.
·Provide support to restaurant management in the areas of compliance, staffing and people management.
·Prepare team member correspondence including, offer letters and employment verifications.
·Oversee all aspects of onboarding and offboarding, including managing the badging process and security protocols.
Manage full cycle payroll for Vancouver locations.
Maintain solid understanding of federal, provincial and local employment laws and ensure company practices are compliant.
Perform monthly compliance walk through to include safety / sanitation, personnel files, adherence to training program, postings, etc.
Maintain accurate and thorough materials, including training guides, new hire packets, menus etc.)
Manage credential tracking – food safety, harassment, TIPS, etc.
Maintain the Trakstar database for the company’s performance management system.
Maintain ongoing compliance with required programs – i.e. commuter benefits.
Perform one on one orientations and assist with group orientations as needed.
Provide administrative reports to all aspects of Training and HR department.
Other duties as assigned.
·At least 3 years of HR generalist experience.
·At least one year of recruiting experience.
·Detail-oriented, highly organized.
·Sensitive to confidential information and ability to keep personnel issues and information confidential.
·Ability to be objective and fair.
·Must be able to work independently and exercise independent, mature judgment.
.Must maintain badging eligibility.
Able to pass a 10-year criminal background check.
Follow all requirements of airport security at all times.