Cook Shift Duties Checklist

Cook, please check off each item as you go and submit this form by end of shift. SCROLL TO SEE ALL ITEMS. If it's not checked and submitted, it's not complete. If there are two cooks, which is really a cook and runner, both should work together to complete the list but the Cook is responsible for submitting.

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Item Time Complete?

Deep Clean - Friday
1) Egg Stoves: Take the gates to the sink and scrub the grates with the metal scrubbie; wipe the stoves, pull the tray(s) underneath and wash; wipe stand underneath stoves. 2) Egg pan bottoms: Take the eggs pans to the sink and scrub the bottoms with the metal scrubbie.
Chili Meat Thawing?
Check if there is a chili meat thawing in the back refrigerator.
Steaks Thawing?
Make sure to keep two pans of steaks thawing in back refrigerator
Prep Work
Refer to the prepwork intake report on the bulletin board. Work each day at prep work until it's all done. See Prep Work Instructions, click here.
Start Early- work at it throughout shift
Meal Breaks
Start first break right at the beginning of the window (8-10 am). Breaks are mandatory. Tables must be set and dishes caught up before each break.
8-10 am

Red/Green Buckets
Empty and refill every two hours or when needed.
Every two hours
Stock the Kitchen
Stock early and often, and final stock for the next shift. See desired stock levels, click here, or to leave feedback to the manager when someone understocks, click here.
Early and as necessary
Cold Side Kitchen Clean
Wipe down (inside and outside of):
1) Hand sink
2) Omelet refrigerator
3) Kitchen Refrigerator
4) Kitchen Freezer
5) Prep table
6) Microwave
During shift cleanup
Hot Side Kitchen Clean

Warning Image We don't close the grill to clean it. "Closing the grill" will kill off business during that time everyday.  Quickly clean it between orders and get it back into operation.

1) Toaster, table or counter it sits on, and shelf underneath
2) Egg stove and egg stove tray
3) Grill - according to procedure
click here
4) Empty grease tray under grill
5) Bacon presses, utensils, and separator between grill and fryers
6) Soup stove and table
7) Stainless steel wall - wipe with microfiber mop.
During shift cleanup
Sweep debris from kitchen regularly and at end of shift.
Before going home
Empty the Garbage
Empty the rubbish containers, tie the bag, put new bag in
Before going home
Dishes, Dish Machine, Buckets & Towels
1) Wash and put away all dishes and silverware; 2) pull the "scrap tray" and empty it; 3) empty and refill both buckets; 4) hang excess towels in back above linen bag to dry for reuse later.
 Before going home

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