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Location: Memphis, TN
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: Competitive

Job Description

Job Overview:
Wash and clean tableware, pots, pans and cooking equipment.  Keep the dish-room, restaurant, storage areas, back of house outside area and all equipment clean and organized
Duties & Responsibilities:
Load, run and unload the dish machine.
Keep the dish machine and dish area clean and report any functional or mechanical problems immediately.
Monitor dish machine water temperature to ensure sanitary wash cycles.
Maintain adequate levels of dish detergents and cleaning supplies.  
Use all supplies at appropriate levels.
Clean all food preparation and productions areas as required.
Wash and store all tableware and kitchenware in appropriate areas.
Keep dish room and basements clean and organized.
Maintain adequate levels of clean tableware for dining room and kitchen.
Pull trash cans to designated area as they become full.  Assist in the dumping of trash in the appropriate designated area.  
Keep trash cans clean an replace trash bags as needed.
Handle all tableware carefully to prevent breakage and loss.
Prep assigned items.  Measure and assemble ingredients and prepare menu items according to menu specs and recipes.
Assist kitchen in the backing up of menu items as needed.
Show flexibility in terms of your schedule to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant as directed by the restaurant manager or immediate supervisor.
Maintain a high level of personal cleanliness
Be a team player; Help out fellow employees when possible.
Perform other duties as assigned by the manager on duty.


No previous restaurant experience required.
Be able to communicate and understand English.
Be able to fulfill physical requirements of a Dish Washer job – carry heavy trays (30 lbs. at least) for long periods of time.  Be physically able to lift, reach, bend and stoop.
Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 12 hours).
Be able to work in hot, wet, humid and loud environment for a long period of time.
Be able to lift bags, cases, cans, and stacks (up to 60 lbs) many times per shift.
Working Conditions:
May be indoor or outdoor setting depending on outlet.
Varied weather conditions are expected.
Will work near moving or mechanical parts.
May work near toxic/caustic chemicals and with fumes or airborne particles.
Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays and extended hours as business dictates.

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