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Experienced Line Cook

Location
Hamden, Connecticut
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
23 Sep 2022

Join the Eli's Restaurant Group family! Our restaurants are recognized for great food and service and as great places to work. We hire and care deeply for people with creativity, passion and the drive to be the best. And we reward our teams with top notch benefits, career-long training and development and opportunities for growth.

The Eli's Line Cook will be at the front lines, carrying out new developing recipes and menu items as set by the Chef. You will be responsible for presenting new dishes with precision and quality that meet our Eli's company standards. Tasked with mastering the stations, you will also be accountable for cleanliness and food and equipment safety knowledge.

Essential Functions

  • Executing menu items from start to finish. This including but not limited to preparation of ingredients, butchery of proteins, cooking and plating of menu items.
  • Honing your existing skills while learning new techniques and building your skill set
  • Working collaboratively with BOH staff and FOH staff
  • Maintaining cleanliness of any BOH work areas, including and not limited to refrigeration, cooking equipment, and prep areas
  • Participate in deep cleaning of BOH work areas, including and not limited to refrigeration, cooking equipment, and prep areas
  • Available to work a variety of hours, days and shifts, including weekends
  • Safely and effectively use and operate all necessary tools and equipment, including knives
  • Ability to effectively communicate in order to perform and follow job requirements in written and spoken direction
  • Follow all prescribed portioning controls and par levels
  • Maintain food safety and quality standards
  • Ability to read a thermometer correctly and efficiently
  • Communicate any food delays or issues to Coordinator
  • Maintain menu item counts and communicate to Management and service staff when quantities fall below restaurant specific minimum quantity
  • Accurately account for all items coming out of the station
  • Understand and follow the food allergy procedure and special orders/restrictions
  • Comply with all safety and sanitation guidelines and procedures
  • Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Get along well with others and be a team player
  • Other duties will be assigned as needed

Physical Demands

The physical demands for this position are seeing, hearing, speaking, reaching, frequently lifting up to 25 pounds, occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds, sitting, standing, for 4 to 8 hours, bending, and moving intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.

The duties of this position may change from time to time. Eli's reserves the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of Eli's or its managers. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 719945699-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Eli's on Whitney
  • Location: Hamden, Connecticut
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent