Line Cook/Prep Cook

Peninsula Golf Course & The Cove Restaurant - Astoria, OR

30+ days ago

Basic Functions:

Responsible for the daily preparation of food items in the pantry station and presentation of food items at the station window.

Essential Functions:

  • Set up stations according to restaurant guidelines.
  • Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner.
  • Follow recipes, portion controls and presentation specifications as set by the restaurant.
  • Restock all items as needed throughout the shift.
  • Clean and maintain station in practicing good safety, sanitation and organization skills.
  • Understanding and knowledge to properly use and maintain equipment in station.
  • Assist with the cleaning, sanitation and organization of kitchen, coolers and all storage areas.
  • Perform additional responsibilities, as assigned by the Executive Chef or the Kitchen Person-in-Charge.

Position Requirements

  • Works as a positive member of the team and projects a can-do attitude.
  • Supports the Executive Chef in achieving food cost goals.
  • 100% standing
  • Occasional environmental exposures to cold, heat and water.
  • Must be able to transport up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 35 pounds regularly.
  • Must be able to speak, read and understand basic cooking directions.
  • Must be able to hear clearly with correction.
  • Must be able to see clearly with correction.
  • Must be professional at all times and keep a well groomed and clean uniform appearance in exhibition kitchen

Qualifications /Knowledge

  • Basic understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills.
  • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures.
  • Previous prep or line cook experience.
  • Understands all menu presentations and procedures for the station they are working.
  • Must have (or obtain) a valid Washington State Food Handlers permit
  • Must have (or obtain) a valid Washington State Mandatory Alcohol Server Training (MAST) permit

Skills / Aptitude

  • English language and professional communication skills are required.
  • Ability to take direction.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.
  • Must have problem solving abilities, self-motivated and organized.
  • Commitment to quality service and food and beverage knowledge.

Position reports to the Executive Chef

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $11.50 to $15.00 /hour