Line Cook

Compensation

: $28,740.00 - $39,230.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Hospitality - Food Services



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Portale Restaurant is an upscale-casual Italian restaurant opening in Chelsea this fall by Alfred Portale the James Beard award-winning chef and best-selling cookbook author. We are searching for talented, hardworking, team and hospitality-oriented individuals who can help us create a warm and welcoming environment that serves thoughtful and delicious food and beverage offerings. We want serious people who know how to have fun.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced restaurant professionals to join our opening team. This is an opportunity to create a new restaurant from the ground up, which will require a tremendous work ethic and the utmost dedication to achieve excellence. We look forward to assembling a great team!
Job Description: Line Cook

Report to: Executive Chef

Classification: Full Time

Operations:
Manage the station from start to finish
Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff
Ensure that all food products have been prepared correctly before cooking and are cooked to perfection per Portale s recipes and standards
Complete shift work, as assigned, timely and thoroughly in accordance with department standards
Cook and prepare food for consumption by the customer and employee meals
Clean and stock station as assigned, by the start of each shift
Clean equipment, as assigned, thoroughly and in a timely fashion
Keep floor in work or service area clean, dry and free of debris
Maintain a sanitary kitchen and workstation
Maintain a clean and safe kitchen
Maintain all kitchen equipment and utensils
Maintain appropriate portion-control
Manage proper storing temperatures according to DOH regulations
Control and limit waste
Follow proper rotation procedures according to DOH regulations
Follow recipes to meet Four Horsemen s standards
Be a team player support and assist your fellow team members whenever possible
Communicate problems and ideas to the Sous Chef, Chef de Cuisine and/or Assistant General Manager

Essential Functions:
Able to lift 30+ pounds
Fluent in both written and spoken English
Must have basic math skills
Maintain friendly, helpful and positive attitude at all times
Polished personal presentation; Grooming meets Company standards, as outlined by Employee Handbook
Communicates information effectively and efficiently
Ability to comprehend and follow written and verbal direction
Able to work nights, weekends and holidays, and variable schedule, per the needs of the business
Ability to walk, stand, and/or bend continuously and for extended periods as required to perform essential job functions
Ability to perform essential job functions under pressure, maintains professionalism when working under stress
Attends mandatory staff meetings
Adherence to company, state, and county sanitation standards
Strict adherence to posted schedule and clock in/out at times
Unpack, stock, & organize all items in and around the restaurant to maintain highest level of cleanliness possible
Perform all other related and compatible duties as assigned by the Management Team
Adhere to all HR policies and procedures

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
2+ year of experience as Line Cook or similar caliber concept

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
High school diploma or GED preferred
NY Department of Health & Mental Hygiene Food Protection Certificate, preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer.
More detail about Portale Restaurant, please visit
Associated topics: cocinera de la parrilla, cook, diner, food prep, grill, maker, prep, restaurant assistant cook, salad, sandwich * 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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