Line Cook

Spago Beverly Hills Beverly Hills, CA
  • Depends on experience
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401K / Retirement
  • Employer Fairly Likely to Respond

Join Wolfgang Puck’s flagship restaurant, Spago, located in Beverly Hills, CA, providing high quality service to our guests in a warm, accommodating and professional manner. This role is essential in setting the stage for a memorable dining experience.

We are seeking a seasoned and experienced Line Cook I to join our team.

Job Summary: The Line Cook I will be responsible for preparing, cooking and garnishing various foods efficiently within the established Wolfgang Puck dining standards in every aspect.

Essential Job Functions:

Maintain food storage and handling procedures
Maintain food quality and nutritional standards
Perform technical culinary food production, portion control, and service standards
Follow production schedule
Food preparation of meats/poultry/game/fish, vegetables, and fruits, to include:
Washing, peeling, cutting and seeding vegetables and fruits
Weighing and measuring ingredients
Methods of combination: stirring, mixing, whipping, breading, etc.
Cooking: steaming, sautéing, frying, baking, roasting, braising, boiling, poaching, broiling
Maintain cooking temperature, product cooling and labeling
Lifting and moving equipment to and from work stations, stove, and refrigerator
Maintains a clean and sanitary work station, equipment and
Distribute supplies utensils, and portable equipment
Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at work station to ensure a smooth service period
Follows proper plate presentation and garnish setup for all dishes
Properly store, rotate, and manage all food products following local, state, federal, and company guidelines and procedures
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Experience:

Minimum 3-4 years culinary line cook experience
Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
Excellent knowledge of food preparation and cooking - grill and pasta station
Must be able to perform in a fast paced kitchen environment
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Conversational English vocabulary
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Ability to write simple correspondence.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carryout detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Strong team-minded approach to fellow-workers.
Primary food quality work ethic
Proficient knife skills and use of following equipment:
Pasta Maker
Tilting Steam Kettle
Tilting Braising Skillet
Pressureless Steamer
Deep Fryer
Mobile, Rotary and Convection Ovens
Buffalo Chopper
Electric Mixers
Electric Slicers
Wolfgang Puck Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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