Food & Beverage (Line Cook I, II, III)
Food & Beverage (Line Cook I, II, III) â€“ The Palm Springs Surf Club
Â· Palm Springs, CA, USA
Â· Job category: Food & Beverage
Â· Job Location: 1500 S Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA 92264
Â· Season: Year Round
Â· Job Classification: Full-Time
Â· Hourly + Benefits: $17.00 - $25.00 DOE + Tips + employer contributions to insurance premiums
PSSC is a broadly appealing active lifestyle concept incorporating surfing, entertainment, hospitality, dining, fitness, social events, and health & wellness. Our targeted site strategy is focused on warm weather and densely populated urban markets with a mix of strong local and visitor demographics. PSSC features proven wave technologies by Surf Loch Wave Systems. Our scalable destination concept easily adapted to fit local market character to create a true community focal point and gathering place.
You donâ€™t just work at PSSC. You become one of the best reasons our clients come back again and again. Itâ€™s our aim to provide a warm and inviting community atmosphere for our guests and corporate clients. We believe every employee should play a key role in helping to enrich the client and guest experience during their event. This takes a dedication to real, live hospitality and an appreciation for innovative leadership. We are a team, and we act like it. We also believe, as PSSC management, in a commitment to providing a secure and an enjoyable work environment for every employee â€” one that promotes honesty, mutual respect, personal growth and career advancement for all. Employees also receive access to employee dedicated surf sessions.
The position requires excellent communication skills - both written and verbal, along with the ability to support the F&B experience at PSSC. This is a full-time position required to work at the property. This position requires non-traditional working hours which includes working nights and weekends and holidays.
We are seeking a dedicated and skilled Line Cook to join our culinary team at The Palm Springs Surf Club. As a Line Cook, you will play a crucial role in preparing high-quality dishes that meet our restaurant's standards and delight our guests. Your culinary expertise, attention to detail, and ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced kitchen environment will contribute to the overall success of our dining experience.
- Prepare and cook a variety of dishes, ensuring that they are executed accurately, consistently, and with attention to presentation.
- Follow recipes and instructions provided by the Head Chef to ensure consistency and quality in every dish.
- Set up and organize the station prior to service, including gathering ingredients, utensils, and equipment.
- Assist in receiving, inspecting, and storing ingredients to maintain freshness and quality standards.
- Monitor food levels and communicate with the kitchen team to ensure timely preparation of menu items.
- Coordinate with other kitchen staff to ensure a smooth flow of orders during busy service times.
- Manage cooking times and temperatures to ensure that dishes are cooked to perfection.
- Plate and garnish dishes according to established presentation guidelines.
- Maintain a clean and organized workspace, including regular cleaning of equipment, utensils, and surfaces.
- Adhere to food safety and sanitation regulations, including proper food handling and storage procedures.
- Assist in food inventory management and communicate ingredient needs to the kitchen supervisor or Head Chef.
- Collaborate with colleagues to identify opportunities for menu improvement and innovation.
- Follow safety protocols and guidelines to prevent accidents or injuries in the kitchen.
- Assist in special events, catering, and promotions as required.
- Previous experience as a Line Cook or in a similar role in a restaurant or food service establishment is preferred.
- Culinary degree or relevant culinary training is a plus.
- Knowledge of cooking techniques, food preparation methods, and kitchen equipment.
- Attention to detail to ensure accurate execution of recipes and plating.
- Ability to work efficiently in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment.
- Strong communication skills to collaborate with kitchen staff and coordinate orders.
- Physical stamina to stand for extended periods and perform repetitive tasks.
- Ability to follow instructions and work independently as well as part of a team.
- Basic understanding of food safety and sanitation regulations.
- Creativity and willingness to contribute to menu suggestions and improvements.
PSSC recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:
Â· Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Â· Retirement plan
Â· Paid Vacation and Sick Days
Â· Paid Parental Leave
Â· Company Paid Short - Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Â· PSSC Employee Perks and Discounts
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Â· Required to stand for long periods and walk, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, stretch and twist or reach.
Â· Push, pull or lift up to 50 pounds.
Â· Continuous repetitive motions.
Â· Work in cold, dry, hot, humid, and noisy environments.
Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the responsibilities and qualifications for the position of Line Cook. The specific responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on the needs of the employer and the establishment.