Now Hiring! Cooks! All Positions! - Matchbox 14th Street

Employer
Matchbox 14th Street
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 13, 2018
Closes
Jun 15, 2018
Function
Food Service
Hours
Full Time
Description The Line Cooks role is to prepare station menu items in accordance with Matchbox recipes and specs. The Line Cook is a culinary professional who works with precision and speed to ensure an extraordinary guest experience. SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Prepares food items, following standard recipes and procedures within specified time limits. Reads a prep list and preps items as assigned Properly measures and assembles ingredients required for preparing the standard recipes. Cuts and/or portions meat, fish and poultry. Accepts or rejects ingredients based on quality and quantity. Cleans, organizes, stocks, and maintains work area, walk-in refrigerator, reach-in refrigerator, cooler drawers, prep, and dry storage area, which may include bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and working with cleaning agents. Rinses and cuts raw food products. Cooks on open flame stove and moves food in/out of industrial ovens. May be exposed to allergens such as nuts, seeds, soy, shellfish, and dairy. Tastes, smells, and views food to ensure adherence to quality standards. Qualifications A minimum of 6 months experience in high volume restaurant High school diploma (or equivalent) encouraged Certification in food safety and sanitation a plus Able to follow recipes and instructions, including making conversions Knowledge of food safety, sanitation and proper handling procedures Able to work flexible shifts and schedules, inclusive of breakfast shifts, weekends and some holidays Able to work calmly and effectively under pressure High energy and stamina. Able to work within a fast-paced, highly mobile, yet small space environment Able to stand, kneel, bend, and walk for up to 8 hours per day Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds Able to withstand temperatures up to 105 degrees Able to communicate and understand the primary language of the work location Ability to perform essential functions to company standards with reasonable accommodation