Pizzaiolos are responsible for preparing and cooking pizzas.
- Health, safety and hygiene legislation
The set of health, safety and hygiene standards and items of legislation applicable in a specific sector.
- Prepare pizza
Make pizza dough and topping ingredients like cheese, tomato sauce, vegetables and meat and decorate, bake and serve pizzas.
- Use food preparation techniques
Apply food preparation techniques including the selecting, washing, cooling, peeling, marinating, preparing of dressings and cutting of ingredients.
- Store raw food materials
Keep in reserve raw materials and other food supplies, following stock control procedures.
- Use food cutting tools
Trim, peel and slice products with knives, paring or food cutting tools or equipment according to guidelines.
- Handover the food preparation area
Leave the kitchen area in conditions which follow safe and secure procedures, so that it is ready for the next shift.
- Maintain a safe, hygienic and secure working environment
Preserve health, hygiene, safety and security in the workplace in accordance with relevant regulations.
- Use culinary finishing techniques
Apply culinary finishing techniques including garnishing, decorating, plating, glazing, presenting and portioning.
- Receive kitchen supplies
Accept the delivery of ordered kitchen supplies and make sure everything is included and in good condition.
- Plan menus
Organise menus taking into account the nature and style of the establishment, client feedback, cost and the seasonality of ingredients.
- Dispose waste
Dispose waste in accordance with legislation, thereby respecting environmental and company responsibilities.
- Use cooking techniques
Apply cooking techniques including grilling, frying, boiling, braising, poaching, baking or roasting.
- Ensure cleanliness of food preparation area
Guarantee the continuous cleanliness of kitchen preparation, production and storage areas according to hygiene, safety and health regulations.
- Comply with food safety and hygiene
Respect optimal food safety and hygiene during preparation, manufacturing, processing, storage, distribution and delivery of food products.
- Operate brick oven
Use a brick oven used for baking, drying or heating at the right temperature.
Optional knowledge and skillscreate decorative food displays maintain kitchen equipment at correct temperature check deliveries on receipt maintain customer service store kitchen supplies train employees
Source: Sisyphus ODB