Line Cook

Cooper's Hawk
Poolesville, MD
Jan 16, 2019
Jan 23, 2019
Food Service, Cook
Full Time
Description In our scratch kitchen, the Line Cook is a key player in ensuring we are serving the best quality food to our guests. Our cooks are responsible for the daily preparation of food items and station management. Duties include set-up, stocking and preparing food in accordance to Cooper's Hawk recipes and standards, ensuring cleanliness, proper safety procedures, and organizing kitchen, walk-in coolers and storage areas. Teamwork is essential and is what we're all about at Cooper's Hawk! Requirements: * Must represent Cooper's Hawk Vision and Values * Must be at least 18 years old * A minimum of 6 months experience in upscale casual dining or an equivalent service environment required * Loves to cook! * Hard-working, team player * Basic knowledge of professional cooking and experience in knife handling * Knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures * Ability to stand and walk for up to 10 hours per day * Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds * Ability to exert fast-paced mobility for periods of up to 6 hours in length * Ability to work within the following conditions: wet floors, temperature extremes, and loud noise * Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure * Must be able to read, write and understand English * Ability to follow recipes and instructions * Ability to perform essential functions to Cooper's Hawk standards with reasonable accommodation * Ability to work flexible shifts and schedules, inclusive of weekends and some holidays * Ability to communicate clearly with managers and team members Requirements Additional Information At Cooper's Hawk, we care about our Team Members! We know you spend a lot of time at work, so we are committed to you living your best life - inside and out of our restaurants. Below is a summary of our benefit offerings*: * Competitive earning opportunities * Health and wellbeing offerings including: * 2 medical insurance plans available through BCBS: PPO and High Deductible (with HSA) * Dental insurance through BCBS * Wellness Program allows for significant savings on medical premiums * Vision insurance through VSP * Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for both Health and Dependent Care * Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - free and confidential * Vacation Days * Discounts on dining, carry-out, retail and wine, and monthly dining allowance * Complimentary Birthday entree certificate * CHarity Day (Community Give-Back!) * Complimentary uniforms * Incentive for Wine Club Memberships (ie cash, travel) * Flexible work schedule * Training and Development: * Orientation and training provided for all positions * Focus on internal growth and development; Opportunities for cross-training and advancement into management, specialty roles and/or New Restaurant Opening roles * Eligible to apply for Annual Wine Education scholarships * provided you satisfy eligibility requirements.