LINE COOK

Compensation

: $31,180.00 - $41,100.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Hospitality - Food Services



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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title:Line Cook
Department:Restaurant
Company:Dimension Development
Reports To:Sous Chef or Executive Chef
Supervises: N/A
Job Description Date:May 1, 2014

Job Purpose: To produce all orders required by business volume and supervisor, as quickly and efficiently as possible, and to produce the highest quality product. Also, to produce all orders on an a la carte basis and to prep for buffets, banquets, salad bars and hors d' oeuvres.

Job Responsibilities:
1.Open up each morning preparing and organizing the station and cooking all food necessary to
start serving.
2.Prepare all items for lunch; sauces, soups, buffet entrees, and switch over from breakfast to
lunch at the assigned time.
3.Rearrange the line and steam table to facilitate luncheon cooking and service.
4.Prepare all orders as turned in by wait staff and ensures all orders cooked quickly and
according to order; also ensures that food leaves the kitchen in peak condition.
5.Learn menus, recipes, preparation, and presentation.
6.Ensure that all food is stored in proper containers and at proper storage and holding
temperatures.
7.Cook only sufficient food in advance to cover expected business volume and to maintain
quality.
8.Prepare all food needed by other kitchen departments which is best prepared by this
department.
Prepare all food for next shift and for the following day as required and directed by Supervisor.
9.Maintain the work area, including all counter tops, utensils, equipment, and refrigeration in a
clean and sanitary condition in accordance with state, county, and company health regulations
and work safety regulations.
10.Other duties as assigned.

Job Skills:
1.Must be able to \"prep\" food products, using standardized food preparation techniques.
2.Skillfully use hand tools or machines needed for work. Measure, cut, or otherwise work on
materials or objects with great precision.
3.Use arithmetic or shop geometry to figure amounts of material needed, dimensions to be
followed and cost of materials.
4.Read recipes of items to be prepared.

Job Qualifications:
EducationHS Diploma or equivalent
ExperienceMinimum 3 months cooking experience at a full service restaurant or hotel.
Licenses/CertificationsN/A

Associated topics: baker, breakfast, cocinera de produccion, commercial kitchen, cook, food preparation, fryer, meat cutter, persona de parilla, restaurant cook * 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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