Line Cook
Eataly - New York, NY

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We are seeking Line Cooks who have a passion for Italian cuisine and culture and a desire to learn as much as possible. Please tell us why you are the perfect fit for Eataly!

Job Purpose: Responsible for all food items prepared in the restaurant kitchens of Eataly. Portions and prepares food items prior to cooking. Sautés, fries, or otherwise cooks food on the kitchen line. Other duties include plating and garnishing cooked items, preparing appropriate garnishes for fried or sautéed foods and preparing special requests. Responsible for maintaining a sanitary kitchen work station.

As an ambassador of Eataly products and services, the Line Cook is responsible for helping to create and maintain quality and healthy experiences for each guest that comes to Eataly. Eataly ambassadors are expected to actively engage with guests and spend quality time with each customer.

Duties and Responsibilities:

--Complies with all portion sizes, quality standards, department rules, policies and procedures.
--Identifies and selects cuts of meat, poultry, shellfish, fish, game or vegetables used for frying or sautéing.
--Prepares pasta and foods for frying, sautéing, and cooking.
--Prepares garnishes for dishes.
--Fries, sautés, or otherwise cooks food items and prepares pan sauces as appropriate.
--Plates menu items along with appropriate garnish.
--Maintains a sanitary work station that meets Department of Health standards.
--Selects and uses knives, hand tools, utensils and equipment to portion, cut, slice, dip, batter, bread, whip, beat, maintain holding temperature, fry, sauté, or otherwise produce food in their station.
--Adheres to all company and department procedures, policies, expectations and quality standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

--A minimum of one year in a hot line position.
--Degree from a post-secondary culinary arts training program is highly desirable.
--Must be able to exert well-paced mobility for periods of up to four hours in length.
--Must have the ability to lift pots, pans, etc., up to 40 pounds in weight.
--Must possess finger dexterity to use small tools adeptly.
--Must be able to follow instructions.
--Good knife skills are essential.
--Must have good working knowledge of food and food preparation. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with supervisors, employees, and dining room staff.
--The ability to use knives, hand tools, utensils and all standard commercial kitchen equipment.

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