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Line Cook

Job Details

2050 W BALMORAL AVE - CHICAGO, IL

Description

JOB SUMMARY:
This is a part-time, hourly position that requires availability during business hours, which includes weekends and nights, for an average of three shifts per week. Primary job function is to prepare and cook food to serve guests.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Acquires and maintains intimate knowledge of our food menus
Able to cook and prepare food timely for orders
Able to do dishes and help keep the dish area clean and well organized
Able to find solutions in stressful situations
Assists with kitchen cleanliness and organization
Communicates clearly regarding their daily tasks and work station details
Completes opening and closing procedures for individual work station
Help organize all food storage areas including the walk in and dry storage areas
Follows cleanliness and sanitation guidelines for city and state regulations
Has a professional approach to learning our daily operations
Prepares food according to restaurant recipes
Properly labels and stores prepped items with date, identification, and initials
Reports to work on time and with ample physical and mental energy to perform job duties
Represents Half Acres culture and avoids situations and behaviors that are not reflective of company values in the workplace and out in the world
Responsible for cleanliness and organization of own work station
Works well both independently and within a team
Understands the value of systems and enjoys being empowered and held accountable

Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Must be 21+ years old
Candidate must hold proper certification (City of Chicago) which can be obtained once hired
Can work needed hours of operations
Demonstrates cleanliness in compliance with health and safety regulations for food service
Demonstrates good communication skills
Develops relationships built on trust
Listens actively and empathetically to the views of others
Treats others with respect

BENEFICIAL EXPERIENCE:

Previous experience in a kitchen cooking and preparing food
Knife skills and experience working multiple stations
Communication and consistency to get the food out correctly and on time

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Able to lift 40 lbs and maneuver cases of food
Able to work an average of 8 hours on your feet in a fast-paced environment

OUTLINE OF WHAT YOULL GAIN WITH US AT HALF ACRE:

1 month - Full recipe knowledge with the ability to assist in training others
3 months - How and when to order and build relationships with vendors
6 months - Knowledge of pars, party management & day to day operations
12 months- Menu input, collaboration & specials

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