Line Cook

La Pasta, Inc.
Silver Spring, MD
May 17, 2018
May 21, 2018
Food Service, Cook
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.