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Line Cook Prep Cook

Company: Anaheim White House
Location: Anaheim
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Line Cook Job Description

Reports to: Executive Chef, Sous Chef

Summary of Position: Accurately and efficiently cook and prepare meats, fish, vegetables, soups and other hot/cold 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 (and sometimes cold) menu item plates.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Prepare a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items in broilers, ovens, grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment according to restaurants standardized recipes.
- Assumes 100% responsibility for quality of products served.
- Knows and complies consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.
- Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line stations to assure a smooth service period.
- Portions food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications.
- Maintains a clean and sanitary work station area including tables, shelves, grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, saut burners, convection oven, flat top range and refrigeration equipment.
- Prepares item for broiling, grilling, frying, sauting or other cooking methods by portioning, battering, breading, seasoning and/or marinating.
- Follows proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes.
- Handles, stores and rotates all products properly.
- Assists in food prep assignments during off-peak periods as needed.
- Closes the kitchen properly and follows the closing checklist for kitchen stations. Assists others in closing the kitchen.
- Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement.
- Performs other related duties as assigned by the Kitchen Manager or manager-on-duty. Qualifications:
- A minimum of 2 years of experience in kitchen preparation and cooking.
- At least 6 months experience in a similar capacity.
- Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively.
- Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 40 pounds.
- Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time
- Must have exceptional hygiene and grooming habits.

Work Experience
Previous experience working as a line cook or prep cook for a minimum of 2 years of experience in kitchen preparation and cooking. Or at least 6 months experience in a similar capacity.
Personal Qualities
Kitchens are fast-paced and require a chef to work long hours, including nights, weekends and holidays. Being able to stand for long periods of time on his feet is required. Having a good sense of smell and taste is also important since a Line Cook tastes and adjusts recipes as needed. In addition, Good time management skills are important because of multiple tasks may be required in a short amount of time.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principle functions of this position, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the general scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the work load, gain additional experience to further the individuals professional development.

Equal Opportunity Employer: It is Anaheim White House Restaurants policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, age, medical condition, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by law.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $16.00 - $19.50 per hour

Keywords: Anaheim White House, Anaheim , Line Cook Prep Cook, Other , Anaheim, California

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