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Posted: 07/09/2023

Line Cook Benefits

  • Competitive pay
  • Vacation time
  • Sick time
  • Holiday pay
  • 401K
  • Dental 
  • Health
  • Flexible schedules
  • Free movies, fountain drinks, popcorn, and movie posters
  • Discounted meals
  • Contests and prizes

Line Cook Job Summary: 

The Line Cook is responsible for accomplishing daily kitchen tasks and responsibilities as delegated, ranging from: food prep, production, dishwashing, quality control, customer service and general contribution to the overarching success of the kitchen. The line cook reports directly to the General Manager. Success in this role requires excellent teamwork, good listening skills and an ability to gainfully contribute to the success of the business.

Line Cook Job Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Prepares a variety of food items for cooking in ovens, grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment
  • Assumes 100% responsibility for the quality of products served
  • Knows and complies consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies, and procedures
  • Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line stations to assure a smooth service period
  • Portions food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work station area including tables, shelves, grills, fryers, convection oven, and refrigeration equipment
  • Prepares item for grilling, frying, or other cooking methods by portioning, seasoning and/or marinating
  • Follows proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes
  • Handles, stores and rotates all products properly
  • Assists in food prep assignments during off-peak periods as needed
  • Closes the kitchen properly and follows the closing checklist for kitchen stations. Assists others in closing the kitchen
  • Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the General Manager.

Line Cook Qualifications: 

  • A minimum of 1 years of experience in kitchen preparation and cooking.
  • At least 6 months experience in a similar capacity.
  • Be able to communicate and understand the predominant language(s) of the restaurant’s trading area.
  • A dedication to excellent customer service, a strong working knowledge of food safety, and a brisk working pace.
  • Ability to receive and maintain inventory, which involves routinely lifting heavy boxes on a daily basis.
  • Highly organized professional working ethic, with a solid hands-on approach.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit, an open mind and a strong desire to work within and develop deeper knowledge within the specialty foods arena.
  • Enthusiasm for helping others whether it is the customers and neighborhood we serve in or fellow teammates.
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 6 hours).
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50 pounds

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