The Line Cook position
provides a pleasurable dining experience by preparing high quality foods. Cooks
prepare meals according to menu, follow establishment recipes, and produce
dishes in a timely manner. Duties include preparing and checking ingredients
for freshness as well as cooking, arranging and garnishing dishes. Cooks will
ensure proper cleaning and maintenance of kitchen equipment while following all
food health and safety protocols.
Previous experience with both hot and cold food preparation and with
various cooking methods preferred.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF
THE POSITION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
- Setting up, cleaning,
and organizing work-stations
- Preparing and
inspecting ingredients, utensils, and equipment for shift
- Taking orders from
waitstaff and computerized system
- Cooking according to
food health and safety standards
- Handling multiple food
orders at one time, and monitoring multiple orders as new ones arrive.
- Ensuring each guest order
is prepared with the correct specifications and sides.
- Delivering food to
waitstaff in a timely manner.
- Storing food properly,
sanitizing and cleaning all work stations, utensils, and equipment.
- Assisting other line
cooks or helping other team members when needed
- Ability to work in a fast-paced
- Ability to multitask,
prioritize, and manage time efficiently
- Physical endurance to stand for
an entire shift
- Work well as part of a team and
- Ability to memorize menu,
remember complex and multiple orders and follow recipes
- Familiarity with kitchen
equipment and appliances
- Strong working knowledge of
food preparation techniques, cooking methods, and safety and sanitation
- Can bend, move, twist, and lift
a minimum of 25 pounds, such as bulky boxes or containers of food and
- Minimum of 1 year in hot and
cold food preparation preferred.
- Minimum of 1 year of experience
in similar food service or restaurant positions preferred.
- Excellent verbal and written
- High school diploma or general
education degree (GED)
- Culinary schooling preferred
and considered a plus
- Food safety training will be
considered a plus
WORK ENVIRONMENT &
The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential job functions.
- Fast paced, high volume, high
- Hours may be part-time (less
than 30 hours per week)
- Schedule could exceed 30 hours
per week and may include overtime when approved by management
- Work varied shifts to include
days, nights, weekends and holidays