Line Cook

Employer
La Pasta, Inc.
Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
May 17, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Function
Food Service, Cook
Industry
Restaurant
Hours
Full Time
Line Cook Essential Responsibilities: ' . Setup, operate, and tend equipment that cooks, blends, mixes, or processes ingredients according to formulas and or recipes. ' . Select and measure or weigh ingredients, using English or metric measurements. ' . Follow recipes to produce food products of specified flavor, texture, bouquet or color. ' . Record production for each food product batch, such as ingredients used, temperature, results and time cycle. ' . Clean and sanitize all equipment in the food processing areas. ' . Determine mixing sequences based on knowledge of temperature effects and of the solubility of specific ingredients. ' . Place product on carts to transfer them to the next stage of processing. ' . Examine, feel, and taste product samples during production to evaluate, quality, texture, flavor, color, and bouquet and document results. ' . Work as a team with other workers who are assisting in these processes. ' . Manipulate products by hand or by using machines, to separate, spread, knead, spin, cut, pull or roll products. ' . Inspect all equipment and kitchen after cleaning to ensure that any and all fermentable residue has been thoroughly removed. ' . Inspect final products. ' . Knowledge of products, product quality factors, and equipment capabilities is essential to ensure equipment is operated at the highest capacity and the quality of the product meets expectations. ' . Must maintain good communication with other employees in order to maintain efficient production. ' . Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. ' . Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions and conditions. ' . Understand and implement FIFO (First In First Out) ' . Restock products that are used most frequently before and after each shift. ' . Any and all other duties assigned. Working Conditions: ' . Must be available to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends based upon business needs. ' . Regular work requires a great deal of standing, lifting, bending, and stretching. ' . Must be able to stand for a minimum of 8 hours. ' . Ability to work in extreme temperatures of hot and cold for extended periods. ' . Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds. ' . Must be able to lift up to 70 pounds or more, with assistance. This is a full-time position with paid vacations/holidays. La Pasta Inc. offers a benefits package which includes: Health, Dental, and Vision. This position will have opportunities for growth. La Pasta Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.