Line + Grill Chef

Urban Radish Los Angeles, CA
  • $14.00 - $15.00 Hourly
    + Tips
  • Part Time / Full Time
  • Employer Fairly Likely to Respond

We are currently looking for candidates for  Prep, Line & Grill Chef. This position requires exceptional knife skills, prep and line cook experience (grilling is a plus).  You must be creative, have command of all the basic meat cutting and cooking skills and possess a personal passion for making delicious, healthy food to be successful in this job.  

Major Responsibilities: Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:   

Food Preparation: 

  • Prep ingredients according to daily task list
  • Plan, prep and execute food preparation related to our daily grill operation
  • Ensure highest level of food quality, taste and presentation
  • Support the development of grill dishes consistent with our California-Mediterranean food style
  • Ensure adherence to recipes and product specifications

Kitchen Operations / Administration: 

  • Assist in maintaining an efficient and clean kitchen operation 
  • Conduct regular inspections of the entire kitchen/dishwashing areas and coolers and promptly act to correct deficiencies 
  • Complete daily food and kitchen supply orders   

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Scheduling flexibility is required and candidates should be prepared to work at least one weekend day. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.   

Experience / Knowledge: 

  • Intermediate understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills 
  • Minimum 3 years work experience 
  • Experience with European and/or Middle East cuisine styles -- knowledge of French cooking techniques a plus 
  • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures 
  • Previous kitchen management/supervisory experience required 
  • Fast, neat, clean and organized   

Skills / Aptitude: 

  • Strong work ethic and stable work history 
  • Professional communication skills 
  • Ability to take direction as well as constructive criticism - Highly organized with excellent follow up skills and extreme attention to detail  
  • Understanding of a "sense of urgency" attitude for the completion of responsibilities/tasks  - Ability to follow all kitchen safety requirements 
  • Dedicated and willing to go above and beyond  
  • Committed to long-term employment and professional development   

License / Qualifications: 

  • Food handlers permit required 
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays Must be able to speak, read and understand basic cooking directions    

Urban Radish is a unique food market and eatery in the east side of Downtown Los Angeles in the Arts District. In addition to being a premium quality, full-range grocery store, we run a busy, high volume prepared foods, deli and restaurant operation. We are looking for candidates who have a passion for high quality, delicious food, and can thrive in a fast paced, high pressure environment and bring experience in many diverse aspects of food preparation. All candidates must have an exceptional personality, team spirit, professionalism and a hospitality driven attitude.   

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