Line Cook
Experienced
Romacelli Couret Farms - Lafayette, LA
Full-Time/Part-Time
High School
None
Any
Restaurant - Food Service
Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE:

To execute all kitchen operations ensuring the restaurant and company standards of quality and service are met. To develop quality products through consistent execution of all menu items and line products.  To prepare and plate all dishes according to company standards.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Prepares all menu items according to recipe requirements and adheres to product sensitivity and plate presentation guidelines.
  • Ensures that all prepared food meets the standard of excellence of ABEA.
  • Controls & promotes kitchen cleanliness by constantly “working clean”.
  • Ensures a safe working environment to reduce the risk of injury and accidents by maintaining an orderly work station. Notifies manager promptly of any problems.
  • Ensures food quality by maintaining high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage, and sanitation of food products.
  • Communicates ticket times and potential problems with service/kitchen staff and managers.  Determines quick corrections to ensure constant food flow.
  • Completes assigned work for stocking and setting up work station.
  • Cleans and sanitizes on a routine basis to reduce bacteria contamination.
  • Assists Manager in maintaining equipment by performing routine checks of filters, thermometers, fans, and drain lines. Keeps gas stove manifolds and orifices clear of food debris to ensure quality burning surfaces by performing weekly “burns” on burners.
  • Ensures proper rotation of all products and stocks products to determined pars. Labels & dates all perishable items to ensure freshness standards are met.
  • Keeps immediate supervisor promptly and full informed of all problems or unusual matters of significance.  Takes prompt corrective action where necessary or suggests alternative course of action which may be taken.
  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established company policies to achieve to overall objectives of the position.
  • Maintains a favorable working relationship with all other company employees to foster and promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate, which will be conducive to maximum employee morale, productivity, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Has working knowledge of all equipment in the kitchen, including pilot lighting of all gas fired equipment, filter changing of all refrigeration systems & vent hood system operations.

ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Keeps Manager & supervisors promptly and fully informed of all issues (i.e. problems, unusual matters of significance and positive events) and takes prompt corrective action where necessary or suggests alternative courses of action.
  • Helps creates a positive working environment with positive actions.
  • Performs all position responsibilities and performance objectives in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established company policies and procedures.
  • Maintains a favorable working relationship with all company employees to foster and promote a cooperative working atmosphere, which will be conducive to maximum employee morale, productivity, and efficiency.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required or requested.
Qualifications

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Must be able to pass any safety & sanitation validation &/or testing.
  • Ability to maintain calm demeanor in a fast paced, high intensity environment.
  • Wear proper dress code attire.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Multi-task oriented.
  • Knowledge of workplace safety procedures.
  • Team player, reliable, responsible, friendly demeanor.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Lifts and carries up to 70 lbs. up to 20 times a shift, places on high shelves and freezers.
  • Frequent bending and stooping.
  • Use of hands required 100% of time.
  • Stands, moves, & walks all of 6-8 hour shift.
  • Must be able to hear other personnel request in the midst of loud background noise.
  • Must be able to read, organize and execute all prep lists.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The working condition can be a very fast paced environment at times.
  • Works frequently in a hot and damp environment.
  • Hazards include, but limited to; cuts from broken glasses, metal cans, & knives. Potential burns, slipping, & tripping hazards.
  • May work with hot, cold, and hazardous equipment.
  • The noise level is moderate to loud.
  • Hectic work environment with occasional periods of big workloads.
  • May be required to work evenings, weekends and/or holidays.
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