Join Our Team Line Cook

Line Cook

Overview

At Gusto 54, our line cooks are passionate individuals with a love of bringing great food to the people. A line cook is responsible for running a specific station in the kitchen – for example, the grill station, pasta station, or sauté station.  The primary duties of a line cook include the preparing and assembling dishes, and can include a wide range of additional responsibilities.

The scope of the role and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Prepare food to order as specified by the Chef and guest
    • Follow recipes accurately as outlined by Chef
    • Coordinate timing of dish completion with other cooks, as directed by Chef
    • Accommodate special requests and dietary restrictions as directed by Chef
  • Station set up
    • Ensure all supplies needed for service ready for use
    • Prior to service, prep dish elements such as stocks and garnishes. This may include chopping vegetables and butchery.
  • Perform duties in accordance with Ontario Health and Safety Standards
    • Sanitize workstations
    • Regular hand washing
    • Mark and date all stored food
    • Ensure dishes are prepared to accurate temperature
  • Station clean up
    • Disposing of waste
    • Sweep and mop
    • Clean all surfaces on station
    • Store or dispose of all unused items

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • Previous experience in high volume kitchen or equivalent culinary education
  • Previous experience with hot stations a must (i.e. Saucier, Pasta, Grill)
  • Intermediate to advanced knife skills
  • Time management skills
  • Thorough understanding of safe food handling

Reports to: Chef de Cuisine, Sous Chef

Application

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Work Experience

If you have no previous work experience, you may skip ahead to the next section. If you do have previous experience, please attach a resume (PDF or DOC)

Please provide appropriate details for up to three (3) previous jobs:


About the job availability

Please indicate the number of hours per week you would like to work, and if there is a time in the evening which you cannot or prefer not to work past.

Please mark any shifts that you are available to work. Lunch shifts begin as early as 10:00 am and that dinner shifts can end as late as 2:00 am.

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Please indicate when you are available to start. If you are a student or would prefer temporary work, please indicate when you will be leaving.


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