Line Cook
Black Bear Diner
4d ago

Diner Line Cook Job Description

Summary :

  • At Black Bear Diners, we have been serving Good Old Fashioned Family Food since 1995. We are a fun, family-friendly concept known for our great homemade food, large portions and genuine, friendly service.
  • The overall responsibility of a Line Cook is in the kitchen and essential to being successful in this role as we expect you to cook great food for customers, so they are satisfied and encouraged to come back to our restaurant.
  • Qualities of a Great Prep Cook :

  • Patience
  • Good Sense of Humor
  • Enthusiastic
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Must be able to work in an environment that is often hot, noisy, and congested.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly with managers, kitchen and dining room personnel.
  • Knowledge / Technical Expertise :

  • Consistently prepare, cook, plate and finish all food items according to Black Bear Diner procedures and standards.
  • Comply with all food safety requirements such as checking and maintaining temperature, dating and labeling products, rotating products so that oldest is used first.
  • Stock and maintain sufficient levels of food products at line stations to assure a smooth service period.
  • Portion food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications.
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary work station area including tables, shelves, grills, broilers, fryers, burners, ovens and refrigeration equipment.
  • Handle, store and rotate all products properly.
  • Assist in food prep assignments during off-peak periods as needed.
  • Complete side work for station and shift.
  • Close the kitchen correctly. Follow the closing checklist for kitchen stations. Assist others in closing stations and the kitchen.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the manager-on-duty.
  • Other Duties as assigned
  • Appearance / Uniform :

  • Complies with all company standards related to appearance and uniform standards.
  • WORK Conditions :

  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays in addition to normal business.
  • Postural & Physical Demand Requirements :

  • Frequent reaching above waist, chest and shoulder level as well as and reaching below waist level.
  • Frequent to continuous need for manual dexterity of both hands (pushing, pulling, handling, gripping, fine finger controls, etc.).
  • Continuous standing on hard surfaces for many tasks.
  • Frequent hip flexion while walking for all tasks.
  • Frequent exposure to cold / below freezing and high heat temperatures (walk-in refrigerator, freezers, and ovens)
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time.
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Bending, squatting, stooping for cleaning activities throughout the shift.
  • Climbing on step stools for cleaning projects as needed.
  • The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.

    Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

    The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

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