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line cook

Hiring Deadline: Open until filled
Position updated on:
Zip Code: 01608
Industry: All
Employer: The Armsby Abbey
Job Tracking ID: 1381834051
Job Description:
The Armsby Abbey has become one of the top craft beer destinations in the world since opening it's doors in 2008.
We just completed construction on our brand new state-of-the-art kitchen and are about to expand our seating capacity by 50% (completion date mid-November). With that said, we are looking for a few talented, creative, hard working full-time line cooks, who working with our Executive Chef, will help bring the Armsby Abbey to the next level.
Key Responsibilities:
- Responsible for adhering to the daily opening and closing procedures as outlined.
- Ensures the highest quality of product within cost constraints by supervising & participating in its preparation
- Ability to properly maintain & operate basic kitchen equipment (for example: slicers, skillets, steamers and mixers).
- Maintain competency in all areas of food service productions, soups, stocks, meat & seafood fabrication, poultry and game.
- Understand and utilize appropriate rotation, portioning, storage and ordering techniques.
- Ensure that all menu specifications are met during service and production.
- Assures proper sanitation practices are followed
- Creates 100% guest satisfaction by exceeding guest expectations.
- Other responsibilities as directed by the Sous/Executive Chef's

Key Skills and Requirements:
- Be a Culinary professional (culinary degree preferred but not required), SERVSafe certification (preferred) and at least 2 years working in a quality operation with "hot" line experience.
- Enjoy and understand the world of Craft Beer, SLOW Food, and sustainable agriculture
- Be able to work cooperatively and/or independently
- Have a service orientation, posses a positive attitude, have the ability to multi-task
- Have the willingness to assist co-workers and guests beyond normal job duties
- Demonstrate ability to proactively prioritize needs, put first things first, and effectively manage resources and time.
- Constantly assess and adapt current practices to perform a task better, faster, or more efficiently.
- Work well in a team environment and motivate others to sustain exceptional levels of performance.


Employee Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Compensation: DOE

Restaurant Jobs Description

Cooks

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