Under supervision from the Chef and unit Assistant Chefs, the Line Cook is responsible for the preparation of ala cart, full-service, and grab-n-go style foods in a high volume dining setting serving 200 to 7,000 per day to include the Union Market, Sloopys Diner, and Woodys Tavern; operates as part of the culinary team and cooks meats, poultry and seafood as well as breakfast items such as eggs, quiches, pancakes, meats, potatoes, cereals and fruits and presents the finished products garnished and ready for service; interacts and improvises dishes directly with customers often in theatrical style; interprets recipes, weights and measurements of ingredients, and operates standard kitchen equipment; work shifts are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; with rotating weekends.
8th grade education or higher; one year of full time experience in cooking and food preparation and use of kitchen equipment; knowledge of safety practices; ability to read weights and measures; ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing; ability to read and interpret recipes; ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions; ability to lift 50 pounds. Upon completion of the probationary period, must successfully pass specialized, title specific training specified by the department
High school diploma or equivalent; high volume kitchen experience (1 year); experience (1 year) in a high volume food court or station dining concept serving 2,000-7,000 customers per day; knowledge of various methods of food preparation including sauteing, display cooking, deep frying, grilling and steaming; ability to weigh and measure ingredients, ability to properly use knives and standard kitchen equipment; knowledge of garnish theory and ability to create garnishes with a wide variety of ingredients; knowledge and skill in presenting desserts and a salad bar; ability and skill to cook meats, poultry and seafood utilizing proper methods and understanding proper timing to assure freshly cooked products are ready for continuous service.
Target Salary: $13.40 Hourly
Job Category: Civil Service
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