Festival Foods Hot Bar Cook in Appleton, Wisconsin

Description Job Title: AM Deli Hot Bar Cook FLSA Status: Hourly Reports To: Kitchen Manager

Responsible for ensuring that all company policies and procedures are being followed and that department goals are being obtained. Contributes to store sales and profitability by effectively managing all aspects of the hot bar such as stock levels, inventory, and guest service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1) Provides excellent services to all guests

  • Assist guests with finding items they are looking for

  • Take orders or special requests for the hot bar 2) Quality Control

  • Ensures hot bar is ready for guests at 10am

  • Condenses or refills as needed

  • Fills everything when needed

  • Cleans off counter often

  • Takes temperatures of food

  • When filling, making sure to keep everything fresh and rotated

  • Ensures that shrinking of items is done properly

  • Labels items clearly for guests

  • Garnishes hot bar, making everything looking presentable 3) Does all prep for hot bar

  • Fries chicken, wedges, french fries, etc.

  • Boils soups

  • Puts together items for night shift hot bar to use as well as the next day 4) Cleanliness

  • Entire case must be kept clean and organized

  • Wipes down hot bar and soups on a frequent basis 5) Communicates with night shift hot bar

  • Conveys to night time hot bar instructions on how to cook the food, which items need to be saved, and which items need to be shrunk 6) Required to maintain food safety logs. 7) Ensures all quality standards are being met, including quantity expectations at 100% by 10 am and 5 pm

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with guests and all personnel

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Complete understanding of all safety requirements and company safety policies

  • Knowledge of perishable food

  • Requires proper training and knowledge of the following equipment/procedures: slicers, dishwasher, baler, oven, trash compactor, fryer, hot bar, soup holders, stove top, cook and hold, blaster, chiller etc.

  • Must be able to work at a fast pace and multitask

  • Must be self-motivated


  • Must be able to handle working at fast speeds

  • Lifting up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis

  • May be exposed to extreme temperatures


  • The Deli Hot Bar position is a part time hourly position scheduled less than 28 hours per week

  • The shift to be worked will typically be starting at 6am but may vary, including weekends, weekdays, and holidays

All Applicants that meet the above qualifications will be contacted by HR for a phone or in person interview

Requisition Number: 16-1574

Post Date: 1/13/2017

Title: Hot Bar Cook

Is Position Part-Time?: No

Wage Range: HOURLY GRADE 07

Work Hours: 1st Shift

City: Appleton

State: WI