The kitchen staff arrives earlyto organize the kitchen and do food prep to streamline cooking andmeal presentation, including washing, peeling, and cutting fruitsand vegetables;
mixing ingredients for dishes; and cutting andseasoning meats.
The kitchen staff organizescustomers’ plates before the waitstaff orsometimes even the kitchen staff bring the final productto the customer.
They have a working knowledge of theday’s meals and menus and understand what each dish callsfor before delivery.
The kitchen staff workswith management and head cooks to receive, stack, and properlystore food in kitchens, cold storage, and storerooms.
They transferfood and supplies to the kitchen as needed.
The kitchen staff is responsible for ensuring all areasof the kitchen, food prep, and food storage areas are clean andproperly sanitized.
This includes washing dishes and cookingequipment, cleaning floors, sanitizing countertops and cuttingboards, and maintaining all areas to health codestandards.