Line Cook
Hunter Inn
Hunter, NY US
Posted ago
Hunter Inn
Are you passionate about food and providing consumers with an unforgettable dining experience? If so, we have an exciting opportunity at our busy restaurant to be our next line cook. We require an experienced cook who is familiar with a wide range of cooking techniques, including poaching, braising, roasting, charbroiling, sautéing, grilling, frying, and baking. You must ensure that every order is cooked properly according to our standard recipes and that it fully satisfies our guests' demands and requests. Our ideal candidate has outstanding time management skills as well as a team-first mindset to effectively assist other kitchen personnel and keep our operation running smoothly and efficiently. Apply today if this sounds like a fantastic opportunity to advance your culinary career!
Responsibilities
  • Recognize and adhere to quality requirements for meats, vegetables, fruits, and dairy products, as well as correct storage and waste management
  • Interact with visitors, vendors, and associates while maintaining a professional and positive attitude
  • Clean and sanitize all workstations, including counters, utensils, cooking equipment, and the refrigerator, in accordance with health and safety regulations
  • Establish a system of food stations and stock them with all of the necessary ingredients for the shift
  • Prepare food orders on the line by cooking items to order, grilling, broiling, sauteing and meet all presentation guidelines and follow standard recipes

  • Ensure that all mise en place is prepared for respective stations as well as proper forecasting of prep needs for assigned stations.
  • Prepare food products and execute dishes meeting the standards of the Hotel Management, ensuring that food production is coordinated with meal hours so that quality, temperature, and appearance of food are preserved.
  • Ability to safely operate kitchen equipment including, but not limited to, ovens, stoves, dishwashers, slicers, steamers, mixers and chef’s knives.
  • Perform duties to include setup and breakdown of station, cleanliness of work area including all surfaces, equipment, floor and dishroom functions as necessary.

Qualifications
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for working with customers and other team members
  • Prior food service industry experience is highly desired
  • Candidates must be hardworking, detail-oriented, and have a strong work ethic
  • Ability to understand and comply with kitchen sanitation, safety and equipment usage, and food storage
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent GED certification

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States of America.
  • Previous experience as a line cook in a similar property, culinary school, or completion of apprenticeship program preferred, or proven experience in higher volume and/or fine dining kitchens.
  • Ability to communicate in English, both orally and written, with guests and employees, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Ability to understand verbal directions, as well as written menus, recipes, labels on foods and chemicals, and other workplace safety signage.  
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy periods.

Compensation
$20 hourly
About Hunter Inn

A seventies-inspired ski lodge with year-round appeal, The Hunter takes cues from classic American materials like textured wood and stone, infused with cozy, rustic decor, large windows, and plenty of spots to gather around the fire—and a downstairs game room designed for making memories you’ll come back to recreate over and over again.

Double queen and king rooms are your haven for an intimate weekend getaway—or invite a group and book one of our loft suites. Need even more space? Book one of our adjoining two-bedroom chalets or loft suites, which include a private deck, full kitchen, and living room. No matter who you’re escaping with, we offer flexible room options for the whole crew.

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