The Porter maintains a clean kitchen, properly washes and sorts soiled dishes, and preps foods as needed. Keeps dish area free of clutter and organized. Sets up dish stations, including dish machines and sinks. Maintains clean/dry floors throughout the shift. Responsible for proper trash/waste disposal.
- Ensuring the availability of clean wares by washing dishes, pots, pans, and flatware.
- Preparing kitchen for next shift by cleaning and restocking ware storage areas and cook stations.
- Assisting in kitchen food running before and during service.
- Assisting with food preparation when needed.
- Cleaning machines and appliances used in the kitchen, such as coffee makers, pots, pans, mixers, etc.
- Unloading and storing deliveries.
- Sweeping and mopping floors, especially in the event that items are broken or spilled.
- Taking out the trash and rinsing garbage cans.
- Supporting other restaurant staff members by assisting with other tasks, as needed.
- Reporting kitchen accidents or violations of food safety codes and procedures.
- Communicate respectfully with all staff members and guests
- Participate in pre-service line ups
- Support Chef de Parties and Chefs to ensure restaurant service exceeds the guests’ expectations
- Conduct self with a high level of integrity
- Most work tasks are performed indoors and outdoors. Extreme temperature changes may be possible, as we have a patio and the pool which are outside. Must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10°F) and kitchens (+110°F), possibly for one hour or more
- Position requires walking and giving direction most of the working day; must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours in length. Length of time of these tasks may vary from day to day and task to task
- Must be able to exert well-paced ability to reach different venues and other departments on a timely basis.
- Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space
- Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill tasks
- Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular and continuing basis
- Must be able to lift trays of food or food items weighing up to 30 lbs. frequently Requires grasping, writing, standing, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening & hearing ability, and visual acuity
- Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and subordinates