Line Cook


: $26,890.00 - $33,800.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Hospitality - Food Services

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The Line Cook is responsible for preparing food orders in a speedy and accurate manner as requested by customers.

  • Reads chits/screens.
  • Reads recipes and produces a finished product according to the procedures and plate presentations.
  • Cooks food has been cooked according to guests specifications.
  • Places finished products on the line cook shelf in an organized manner.
  • Produces food within ticket time requirement.
  • Places products in the hot wells and reheats various food products and places on the line as needed.
  • Ensures guests receive safe food products of the highest quality, freshness, and consistency.
  • Stores all food products in specific size pans, covers, dates and places in appropriate cooler.
  • Clean as you go and sanitize the cook line as well as equipment, walls, floors, hoods, microwaves, salamanders, reach-ins, and line coolers.
  • Promotes team work by assisting in cleaning areas of the kitchen, sweeping and mopping, cleaning the coolers, organizing dry storage, frying wings, etc.
  • Assists management team in controlling food cost.
  • Observes the basic rules of kitchen safety, sanitation and back door safety.
  • Uses First In First Out (FIFO) rule to ensure proper rotation.
  • Utilizes various cleaning chemicals in accordance with Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
  • Completes all running, opening and closing side work. Get checked out by management before leaving the building.
  • Providing friendly and competent customer service.
  • Reporting for work in a timely manner when scheduled.

Additional Job Duties:

  • Assisting in other duties, as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Education and/or Experience (include certs or licenses needed):

  • Restaurant experience preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Able to work under stress.
  • Able to work accurately and rapidly.
  • Able to multitask.
  • Must possess a positive, enthusiastic attitude.
  • Must be flexible with the ability to adapt to change when required.
  • Ability to work with different pieces of kitchen equipment.
  • Must be well groomed and properly attired.
  • Must be able to work holidays, weekends, and any shift needed.
  • Must have reliable transportation and phone.
  • Must be able to communicate in English. IF APPLICABLE
  • Able and willing to deliver friendly, courteous, and prompt customer service.
  • Able and willing to work cooperatively with other team members.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the Line Cook to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions, provided such accommodations do not create an undue hardship for the Company.

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs., while performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand for long periods of time; frequently walk, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear; occasionally sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Associated topics: breakfast, cafeteria, cocinera de produccion, cocinero de la preparacion, dinner, food preparation, persona de parilla, sandwich, station, stove * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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