Line Cook

Maggiano's Little Italy
Mclean, VA
Aug 12, 2022
Aug 14, 2022
Food Service, Cook
Full Time
NOW HIRING LINE COOKS - Our Teammates Enjoy: ✦Great Pay and tips per a high-volume setting ✦Benefits package with health, dental and life ✦FREE Education assistance ✦Scratch kitchen ✦ Authentic family recipes ✦Lots of other perks and discounts text APPLY to 972-203-6224 Job summary: Responsible for the preparation, presentation and service of all menu items as requested by the customer and management. Essential functions: Must be willing and able to: Prepare menu items according to prescribed recipes and/or special requests and presentations Prepare ingredients needed for recipes of menu items Master functions specific to menu item preparation requirements Safely use equipment as necessary in preparation of menu items Read a thermometer correctly and accurately Safely and efficiently use knives and other utensils necessary to complete preparation of menu items Set up correct serving ware for specific position Operate all functions of position alone and without assistance if necessary Maintain menu item counts and communicate to coordinator when getting low Maintain a clean and orderly work area to ensure safety Maintain food quality standards Communicate cordially, effectively and clearly with co-workers Perform calmly and effectively under pressure Perform more than one task at a time Perform varied duties to ensure proper heart of house operation according to standing operating procedure Accountabilities: Must be willing and able to: Acquire and wear appropriate uniform as prescribed Work under more than average stressful conditions Make appropriate judgment calls under stressful conditions Ensure that all menu items are correctly accounted for on computer register system Maintain clean and orderly work area throughout shift and leave it ready for business for the following shift Follow proper hand washing procedures (see sanitation article) Follow sanitation guidelines according to standing operation procedures Everyone knows and loves Maggiano's - the food, the atmosphere and the family culture all make it a perfect place to dine AND a perfect place to work! Our dedication to providing the ultimate in guest service, extraordinary food and memorable experiences is why we were named America's Favorite Casual Dining Chain Requirements Qualification standards: Prefer a minimum of 2 years restaurant experience or the equivalent. Must have knowledge and experience in the preparation of food items. Must be willing and able to: Meet personal schedule requirements punctually Project a friendly, courteous and pleasant attitude Provide a clean, well manicured persona that reflects the established image of the restaurant Safely transport containers which weigh up to 30 pounds Stand and/or walk for an entire shift Safely transport items to and from the kitchen on a slick and uneven surface and stairs where applicable Retrieve and stock shelves and coolers Safely move about in all areas of the restaurant Accept constructive criticism Work a variable and flexible schedule which may include nights, weekends and holidays Perform in limited physical space with variable ventilation, smoke and extreme temperatures Maggiano's Little Italy(R) truly is a very special group of restaurants. Technically, we're a "chain," but in principle, we're more like an extended family. Each restaurant is similar in menu and philosophy but is built to reflect the history of its host city. Inside, high-energy, full-service dining rooms reminiscent of pre-war Little Italy, elegant banquet facilities and customer-friendly carryout leave no doubt you're visiting an authentic Maggiano's Little Italy(R) restaurant. equal opportunity employer