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Line Cook

Company: Grand Banks
Location: New York
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Grand Banks is seeking a Line Cook to join our crew, led by nationally-acclaimed culinary director, Kerry Heffernan. Line Cooks are an integral part of our award-winning back-of-house team.


Grand Banks
Grand Banks is a celebrated oyster bar aboard a historic sailboat docked in Tribeca. Named "The Absolute Best Waterfront Restaurant in New York" by New York Magazine and one of the "Best Waterfront Restaurants in the World" by CNN Travel, Grand Banks features sustainably harvested oysters, nautically inspired cocktails, and awe-inspiring views.



Crew is an innovative hospitality group that creates and operates experience focused restaurants and nautical ventures in New York and beyond.With a focus on stunning locations, committed employees, engaged leadership, and appealing food and beverage offerings, Crew has created an outstanding work environment with leading industry pay and great opportunities for advancement.Crew is built on a simple premise: creating experiences that we love and sharing them with the world. Whether it's sipping cocktails on a historic schooner overlooking New York Harbor or enjoying sustainable oysters in a cozy New Orleans hideaway, we focus on making the places we wish existed.Crew's award-winning restaurants include Grand Banks (Tribeca), Holywater (Tribeca), Pilot (Brooklyn Heights), High Tide (Dumbo), Drift In (West Village), Island Oyster, (Governors Island), and Seaworthy (New Orleans). And there are more on the way.Crew's flagship restaurant, Grand Banks, was named "The Absolute Best Waterfront Restaurant in New York" by New York Magazine, one of the "Best Waterfront Restaurants in the World" by CNN Travel, "Best Outdoor Dining in New York City" by The Village Voice, "Best Oyster Bar in New York City" by The New York Observer, and one of the "Three Best Bars in New York" by Conde Nast Traveler.Seaworthy topped Eater's monthly Heatmap of New Orleans Restaurants for six months post opening, and was named "Seafood Restaurant of the Year" by New Orleans Magazine, and one of New Orleans "Five Best New Restaurants" by the Times Picayune.Vogue has named Grand Banks, Island Oyster, and Pilot the top three places to drink outside in New York City; AM New York named Pilot the Best Boat Bar in New York City; and Island Oyster was nominated for a James Beard Foundation Award for Restaurant Design.Holywater, Crew's most recent venture, spent it's first six months on Eaters list of NYC's Hottest New Cocktail bars and it's launch was celebrated by The New York Times, Town & Country, Elle Decor, and more.


Job Overview

Position Summary

Line Cooks play a vital role in creating memorable experiences for our guests. They must exhibit a hawk-eyed attention to detail, be hardworking and have a willingness to learn and grow on the job. Cooks are a part of a team, and therefore should act as a team player and work well with others.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Accurately execute the preparation of menu items according to Crew recipes and standards
  • Comply with Crew and Department of Health established sanitation standards, personal hygiene, and health standards; observe proper food preparation and handling techniques and safety protocols
  • Comply with Crew safety plan and standards as set forth in training materials
  • Ensure consistency and superiority in food/drink preparation, quality, and service
  • Keep work area neat and clean at all times to ensure DOH standards are met
  • Report to work in a neat and clean uniform; maintain well-groomed hair and personal hygiene as established by company policy
  • Set up and breakdown station to specification; perform cleaning tasks at the conclusion of each service and prepare for the following service
  • Store food properly and safely according to Crew training and DOH standards; complete necessary temperature checks according to Crew training

    Minimum Qualifications
    • Ability to perform essential job functions when working in a high business volume, fast-paced environment
    • Ability to walk, stand, and/or bend continuously and for extended periods of time as required to perform essential job functions
    • Able to lift 30+ lbs.
    • Able to work nights, weekends and holidays, and variable schedule, per the needs of the business
    • Excellent verbal communication skills
    • Familiarity with knife handling protocols and skills
    • Knowledge of or willingness to learn about Oysters
    • Must love sunsets
    • Willingness to work in outdoor climate conditions
    • Working proficiency of written and spoken English

      Physical Demands and Work Environment

      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the functions of this job, an employee must walk, stand, or remain stationary during entire the shift. Employee must be able to continuously reach, bend, lift, carry, stoop and wipe with the potential for slipping or tripping. Employee must frequently wash their hands and lift or move up to 35 pounds.


      Company Culture

      We were raised in the hospitality industry and have come to believe that the highest calling is treating people well, making them feel at home, and communing over good food and drinks. It brings us all together. We believe everyone should work in an environment where they are well compensated, culturally enriched, and treated with respect. Across the spectrum of our workforce, our employees take home industry leading income.


      Equal Opportunity Employer

      Crew (including affiliates) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.


      This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.
      • Paid Safe and Sick Leave
      • Commuter Benefits
      • Employee Discount

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Keywords: Grand Banks, New York , Line Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , New York, New York

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