Line Cook / Prep Cook
- $14.00 - $15.00 Hourly
- Part Time / Full Time
- Employee Discounts
- Employer Fairly Likely to Respond
Cook meats, fish, vegetables, and other hot food products as well as prepare and portion food products prior to cooking. Also perform other duties in the areas of food and final plate preparation including plating and garnishing of cooked items and preparing appropriate garnishes for all hot menu item plates.
o Promote, work, and act in a manner consistent with the mission of the Iron Press / The Blind Rabbit
o Inspect and clean, and maintain food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, or serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
o Ensure food is stored and cooked at correct temperature by regulating temperature of ovens, grills, fryers, and other kitchen equipment.
o Ensure freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock.
o Knows and complies consistently with the restaurant’s standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.
o Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line stations to support a smooth service period.
o Handles, stores, and rotates all food products and supplies according to restaurant policies and procedures.
o Bake, roast, broil, and saute meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
o Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
o Follow proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes.
o Wash, peel, cut, and seed fruits and vegetables to prepare them for consumption.
o Assists in food prep assignments during off-peak periods as needed.
o Closes the kitchen following the closing checklist for kitchen stations and assists others in closing the kitchen.
- 1-2 years cooking experience, including experience as a line cook, restaurant cook or prep cook
- Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
- Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
- Familiar with industry’s best practices
- Able to multitask and perform daily cook duties before and during service