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Line Prep Cook

Location: New York
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelEntryJob LocationFig & Olive Thirteenth St - New York, NYDescriptionCOMPANY INFOAs we reopen our doors and position our company for future growth, we are looking for team members who will be excited to join a group of high- energy hospitality pros that truly embrace the Joie de Vivre (joy of living). We foster a work environment of mutual respect while providing an extensive training and development program for all employees. FIG & OLIVE is a company that believes in our team and in return we strive every day to be a company our team can believe in. As a chef- driven concept we have established a foundation of genuine ingredients, deep respect for flavor, and an ambiance that celebrates the love of life and culture synonymous to the French Riviera. We are passionate about the cuisine and lifestyle of the French Riviera, and are looking for a team who shares that passion. These ideals have paved the way for 16 years of success in the restaurant industry.We offer a competitive benefits package which includes: competitive hourly rate, bonus eligibility, health, dental, vision, Life and AD, 401(k).PURPOSEPrepare food with precision and consistency, following recipes and keeping standardsSet up and maintain a clean and organized work stationFollowing the Chefs and Sous Chefs instructions and assisting coworkersGENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIESAssist the prep team with the receiving and storage of all food items and supplies following DOH guidelines and Follow the FIFO principles to ensure the proper inventory will be used first.Understand and demonstrate proper use and maintenance of all kitchen equipmentPerform additional responsibilities as requested by the Chef, Sous Chef or Kitchen manager at any timePrepare a variety of food: meat, seafood, poultry, vegetables and cold food itemsFollow DOH standards set by Fig & Olive & state, city & countyEncompass knowledge of butchering meat and fishCover, date and correctly store all food preparation itemsUtilize food preparation tools in accordance with manufacturer instructionsClose kitchen correctly and follow the closing protocol made per stationAssist all duties assigned by the Chef de Cuisine or Sous ChefsQualificationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTSA minimum of 2-3 years in upscale high volume restaurantProfessional communication skills Ability to take directionAbility to work in a team environmentAbility to work calmly and effectively under pressureMust have problem solving abilities, be self-motivated and organizedCommitment to quality service, and food and beverage knowledgeMust be able to work nights, weekends and some holidaysMust be able to speak, read and understand basic cooking directionsUnderstanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling proceduresMust be a team player & possess the ability to handle situations as they arise (i.e. irate guests)Ability to stand for long periods of timeAbility to occasionally lift 25 lbs or moreMust have Open Availability (AM & PM) & be able to work on weekdays, weekends, & holidaysFood Handlers CardThe statements in this job description are intended to describe the essential job functions being performed. They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications.

Keywords: FIG & OLIVE GROUP, New York , Line Prep Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , New York, New York

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