Line Cook

Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe & Grill
Washington D.C.
Feb 19, 2017
Feb 09, 2018
Food Service, Cook
Full Time

SUMMARY: Afterwords Caf is the restaurant operation of Kramerbooks & Afterwords, a landmark in  DCs Dupont Circle for almost 40 years Located just across from the Dupont Circle metro, we are a fast-paced, table-service caf with a varied menu throughout all meal periods.  Our line cooks prepare station menu items in accordance with the Cafs recipes and are expected to work together as a team to prepare innovative foods with quality and speed.  We want you to be able to contribute to our innovative menu that has made us Washingtons pre-eminent caf.


  • Minimum of 6 months experience in a high volume restaurant over all meal periods: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch and Late night Supper willing to work hard and learn
  • Able to work flexible shifts and schedules: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and late supper some shifts until 4 AM Fridays & Saturdays
  • High school diploma (or equivalent) encouraged
  • Able to follow recipes and instructions, by example and by printed recipe
  • Knowledge of food safety and sanitation. DC Certified Food Manager License preferred,
  • We will provide training and help with certification
  • Able to work calmly and effectively under pressure within a fast-paced, tight cooking line
  • High energy and stamina. Able to stand, kneel, bend, and walk for up to 8 hours per day. 
  • Restocking from basement prep kitchen necessary. 
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Able to withstand temperatures up to 90 degrees
  • Able to communicate both in English and Spanish preferred