Line Cook

Windows Catering Company
Alexandria, VA
Jul 29, 2021
Aug 03, 2021
Food Service, Cook
Full Time
Windows Catering Company, DCs premier caterer, issearching for line cooks to join our amazing team!Cooks will assist chefs by preparing ingredients, keeping the kitchen clean and orderly. Performs cooking functions as assigned according to the menu.Set up and stock stations with all necessary suppliesPrepare food for service (eg chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)Prepares a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables, dairy and other food items using knives, electric mixers, immersion blenders, food processors, scales, and portion bags.Processes prepared foods for service using ovens, gas stoves, griddles, and broilersAssure that each item is cooked to the Chef and guests specificationsGarnish each dish properlyAnswer, report and follow executive or sous chefs instructionsMaintains a clean and sanitary work station area including tables, shelves, broilers, saut burners, ovens, flat top griddles and refrigeration equipment both during and after serviceStock inventory appropriatelyEnsure that food comes out simultaneously, in high quality and in a timely fashionAssumes responsibility for quality, food safety/sanitation and timeliness of products servedMaintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customersPerform other related duties as assigned by the management staff Requirements:Previous experience working as a Line Cook preferredCulinary school diploma preferredIn-depth knowledge of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and proceduresFamiliar with industrys best practicesAccuracy and speed in executing assigned tasksAttention to detail.