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Chicken Cook

Reports to the Shift Manager


Summary: The Chicken Cook is responsible for ensuring safe handling and preparation of raw and cooked chickens, to meet the safety and quality standards by staying up to date on food safety regulations, monitoring chicken temperatures throughout their shelf lives, ensuring all equipment is being used, cleaned and maintained properly, while ensuring a clean and safe work environment.


  • Understand all policies, procedures, standards, specifications, guidelines, and training programs.

  • Practices fire safety and fire control methods.

  • Manages the charbroiled chicken Pollo Peru cooking techniques.

  • Mann the chicken ovens constantly and monitor temperature and fire.

  • Cuts the cooked chicken into quarter pieces or smaller if requested.

  • Ensures that ovens, hoods, and all related cooking equipment are clean and well maintained.

  • Labels, initializes and puts away all food preparation in designated areas according to Pollo Peru FIFO method.

  • Ensures all work areas are clean, organized, and free of cross contamination, according to food and health standards

  • Ensures that all food is being prepared according to the restaurant recipes.

  • Maintains supply of chickens based on demand patterns and projections.

  • Communicates effectively between front of house and back of house stations.

  • Assists in food line operations.

  • Assists in deep cleaning tasks as needed.

  • Assists in tying skews.

  • Takes out the trash.

  • Provides superb customer service at all times.

  • Maintains an awareness of all existing menu items, advertisements and promotions.



  • Positive attitude and team player

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to stand for 8 hour shifts

  • Ability to lift objects up to 50lbs

  • Comfortable working with charcoal and heat

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Willing to help wherever needed