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Line Cook-El Torito

Company: El Torito
Location: West Covina
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:


The line cook is responsible for setting up and stocking assigned stations with all necessary supplies, preparing food for service, and cooking menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Prepare all restaurants foods
Demonstrate knowledge in all areas of the kitchen
Read, measure and execute recipes
Read and execute computer tickets for service
Apply knife skills required for service and preparation
Maintain a solid menu knowledge and attention to detail with plate presentation
Assist Chefs as needed in execution of service
Communicate with management, chefs and service staff to fulfill and address any issues or needs requested by guests and or other employees
Move furniture as directed by management, including but not limited to: tables, chairs, bar stools, banquettes, bar tables, boxes, and equipment
Comply with all safety and health department procedures
Maintain company safety and sanitation standards
Ensure complete and proper check out procedures
Clean all spills immediately and place all trash in proper receptacles
Inform management of any complaint, comments or incident
Ensure nightly/weekly and opening/running/closing duties are completed
Record and report any equipment failure and/or safety hazards to management immediately
Assists and/ or completes additional tasks as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS High School Diploma preferred
Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
Valid Driver's License
18+ years of age
Possession of or the ability to possess all state required work cards
Minimum of two (2) years related experience
Advanced knife skills
Proper food storage knowledge
Proper lifting techniques
Guest relations
Sanitation and safety
Full service kitchen operations
Ability to communicate effectively and assertively in the English language, both verbally and in writing with staff, clients, and the public

The working conditions described below are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Work indoors and/or outdoors, exposed to hot and/or cold surfaces, steam, and wet floors
Work in an environment that is subject to varying levels of noise, crowds and smoke, the severity of which depends upon guest volume
Fast paced, high volume, full service restaurant
Work varied shifts to include days, nights, weekends and holidays

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Ability to walk long periods of time
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Ability to use hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
Ability to repeat the same movements for long periods of time
Ability to understand the speech of another person
Ability to speak clearly so listeners can understand
Ability to push and lift up to 50 lbs
Ability to reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

This job description is a summary of duties, which you as a Line Cook are expected to perform in your normal course of work. It is by no means an all-inclusive list but is merely a broad guide of expected duties. You should understand that a job description is neither complete nor permanent; it can be modified at any time with or without notice.

Required Preferred Job Industries Food & Restaurant

Keywords: El Torito, West Covina , Line Cook-El Torito, Hospitality & Tourism , West Covina, California

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