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line cook

Hiring Deadline: Open until filled
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Zip Code: 85016
Industry: All
Employer: Queen Creek Olive Mill Trattoria
Job Tracking ID: 1381512423
Job Description:
Now Hiring part time/seasonal (20-25 hours per week) for Line Cooks: ALL SHIFTS. Queen Creek Olive Mill Trattoria at Biltmore. Trattoria del Piero is an Italian Style high volume restaurant in the Biltmore Union area. Business is open 7 days a week and most holidays. Restaurant includes an indoor and patio dining area. Service hours are early afternoon and evenings through the week and weekends. Candidates must be self-motivated and willing to follow any direction/duty given.
Job Details include:

Line Cook
-Daily opening of restaurant responsibilities, including setting up the line, receiving and processing orders.
-Preperation and the following of all company recipes
-Accurate and consistent plate presentations
-General cleaning of front line, prep area and dish area
-Closing of restaurant including breaking down the station, sweeping and mopping the line and setting up the line for the opener

This position requires standing for several hours at a time and the ability to lift up to 30 pounds. The successful candidate will possess a professional attitude and appearance with no visible tattoos or facial piercings. All potential employees will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and valid food Handlers Card will be required previous to first day of employment. The Queen Creek Olive Mill uses the e-verify system to verify every employees ability to work in the U.S. and maintains a smoke-free environment.

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

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