Line Cook

  • Location

    Palo Alto

  • Sector:

    Food Services

  • Contact:

    Vikram Nayyer

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Line Cook (Grill) (761)

  • High Pay!
  • $24.00/ hr
  • No interact with patients
  • Broiler/Grill: Consists of cooking various meats
  • Live Scan needs to be ran
  • Monday-Saturday shifts (12:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
  • Food Handler Cert.
  • 12:30 PM to 9 PM cook with strong grill line experience
  • 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM cook with grill line and pastry experience
  • Department: Culinary Operations  
  • Reports To: Executive Chef 

 Position Summary: 
Assists in preparing all types of food when needed while maintaining the highest quality and standards at all times.  Does not sacrifice quality when working under pressure. Must be able to work prep, pantry and cook on the line.  Performs other duties as assigned.  This is a safety sensitive position. 
Principal Accountability / Essential Job Functions: 
 Prepares cold food items including: sandwiches, salads, sauces, desserts, etc. Stores all food items properly, rotating to avoid spoilage. Cooks hot food as assigned.  Works line as assigned. Puts away deliveries when necessary.  Follows instructions on daily production sheets. Handles line cooking for any meal period of day dependent on schedule requirements. Maintain a safe, clean and sanitary work area.  Attends all appropriate training meetings and functions as required. Maintains all health, sanitation and HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) procedures. 
Physical Requirements: 
Constant: Standing, must have the ability to operate in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner. Frequent: Handling, walking, reaching up to 36 in. Occasional: Seldom: Carrying up to 50 lbs., bending, crouching, lifting up to 50 lbs.  
Sensory Requirements: 

Tactile, tasting, smelling, near vision, peripheral vision and color vision 
Working Conditions: 

Fast paced environment Shifts vary, flexibility in scheduling preferred. Complies with semi-annual review of driving record and random drug testing, where applicable.Regular on-site physical presence is required.  Reliable, predictable, and punctual attendance, to provide timely service to internal and external customers and to support uninterrupted business operations, is required. 
Key Competencies: 
Basic knowledge in all facets of kitchen equipment and cooking techniques.Keen eye for details. Ability to follow recipe cards accurately. Ability to use a Point of Sale (POS) system. Must be able to read and communicate in English. Must be sensitive to the needs of older adults and enjoy working with a senior population. Ability to work productively in a team environment.  
Education and Experience: 
Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is preferred. Work Experience: Minimum 1 year of basic line cooking experience within a high quality restaurant, country club, hotel or senior living company is preferred. Licensure / Certification: Possess or be willing and able to obtain Food Handler certificate, as required.  Must possess a valid and current driver’s license, where applicable.