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Company: Testarossa Winery
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Porter is responsible for washing and sanitizing all kitchen and event service ware, utensils and tools. This position is also responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitized kitchen, dishwashing area, restrooms, and other adjacent areas of the catering kitchen. This is a non-exempt part-time position that reports to the Chef de Cuisines (CDC) and takes direction from the Kitchen Office Supervisor (KOS) and Sous Chef (Sous). -To protect our employees and guests Testarossa Winery requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or request an approved exemption as an accommodation. -***New staff with a hire date between July 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022 are eligible for a $600 bonus. $300 paid after 60 days of active employment (minimum of 17 shifts worked for PT and 30+hrs/week for FT) and another $300 after 120 days of active employment (minimum of 34 shifts worked for PT and 30+hrs/week for FT). -Responsibilities & Essential Functions

  • Prepare soiled dishes, silverware, pots, pans, and various kitchen tools for automated cleaning equipment and/or manual hand washing, as required.
  • Operate automated cleaning equipment; adds cleaning solvents and agents and adjusts settings as required.
  • Maintain sanitary conditions according to food safety regulations throughout the kitchen, all work areas, restrooms, outdoor dumpster areas and any other areas as assigned per schedule
  • Dispose of trash, recycling and rubbish into the appropriate dumpsters and is ultimately responsible for the dumpster area cleanliness, and weekly cleaning of all trash receptacles.
  • Removes floor mats, sweeps, mops, and replaces floor mats each day, and cleans mats weekly.
  • Adhere to daily and weekly schedules for cleaning, janitorial and pest control throughout entire facility and corresponding areas such as the catering van, back dumpster area, etc.
  • Follow sanitation procedures and performs periodic cleaning of stainless counters, ovens, stove, dishes, utensils, and other culinary items.
  • Organizes kitchen tools, as well as deliveries of kitchen products as instructed by CDC
  • Performs miscellaneous food service tasks by assisting with food preparation when necessary. -
  • Exemplify Testarossa Winery core values to fulfill the mission.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.Qualifications
    • Prior experience working in a commercial kitchen preferred
    • Must possess a positive attitude and work well with others
    • Ability to work in a fast paced kitchen environment
    • Must be reliableWork Environment & Physical Demands
      • Availability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
      • Ability to stand and engage in physical activity for the duration of the shift
      • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. frequently
      • Repetitive motions include, but are not limited to: grabbing, reaching, lifting, bending, and stooping.
      • Works frequently in hot and damp environment.
      • Frequently immerses hands in water and water diluted with chemical solutions.
      • Frequently works with sharp knives and utensils.
      • Frequently works with hot kitchen equipment, tools, plates etc.Part-Time Benefits
        • 401(K) Retirement Saving Plan with a Match
        • Sick Time -
        • 50% off Wines, 30% off on Tasting Room - Merchandise, 40% off Logo Wear & 20% off Wine Bar Food
        • Employee Referral Program
        • A great place to work!!!

Keywords: Testarossa Winery, San Jose , Porter, Other , San Jose, California

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