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The Water Works Restaurant and Lounge
640 Waterworks Drive
DescriptionWater Works Restaurant and Lounge is Philadelphia's Landmark Dining Experience nestled behind the Philadelphia Art Museum on the Schuylkill River overlooking historic Boathouse Row. Water Works is not only a spectacular restaurant but also a premier location to host private events and weddings.
The Water Works Restaurant and Lounge has an opening for a Chef's Assistant Internship. The internship would entail working with the Executive Chef and Sous Chefs to create menus, execute small and large parties and weddings, learn how to create budgets, support Chef in Quality Control and managing food cost.
Responsibilities-Prepare all food items according to recipe standards
-Maintain highest quality and appearance of any items sent from the Kitchen
-Responsible for plating and garnishing all banquet desserts to include setting up attractive buffets
-Follow correct food handling procedures.
-Maintain a safe, organized and sanitary work area.
-Consult with Executive Chef or Sous Chefs for information regarding the forecast for the day and/or special functions.
-Be concerned with overproduction and proper use of leftovers.
-Maintain an inventory of production items to ensure the necessary amount is available for business demands.
-Have knowledge of the operation of all equipment and maintain their cleanliness.
-Practice safety standards and report any unsafe condition to the manager.
Requirements-High school diploma or equivalent
-Interested in the culinary field
-Positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations
-Excited to be part of a first class restaurant and catering facility
-Ability to solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required
-Demonstrate quality written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
-Must be in good physical health and able to lift 50 pounds
-Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays