Line Cook
Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants - Dallas, TX

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JOB TITLE: All Around Line Cook - Dinner Shift:

SUMMARY: Providing restaurant guests excellent food in accordance with Kimpton’s established food production and quality assurance standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Prepare all menu items in accordance to recipe cards, while adhering to portion control and plate presentation standards. Inspect all plates before notifying server of order status for quality control purposes. Check temperature and seasonings of food items regularly to ensure that items are being served at their most flavorful for guest satisfaction.

Ensure that all food products are inspected upon receipt of deliveries to ensure the highest and freshest quality ingredients are consistently used.

Ensure that food safety standards are followed for cooling and storage of food items to prevent an environment for exposure to bacteria associated with food-borne illnesses. Follow food rotation program of first in, first out for both perishable and non-perishable food items to reduce food waste and control cost.

Complete assigned tasks in the daily cleaning of the pantry, cooking line, prep kitchen, dish area, walk-in and prep area in accordance with both company and health department standards of sanitation.

Required Skills & Experience:


No direct supervision of other members of the Kitchen is assigned to this position.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


A minimum of one year hands-on progressive experience in food product, presentation, quality and preparation is required.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports, purchase orders, menus and correspondence. Ability to communicate to groups of customers or employees of the organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10-15 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25-50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to heat from the stoves and burners. Daily activities involve the use of knives, slicers, mixers, etc. The kitchen floor may be slippery and wet. Hot liquids in large containers are moved and must be carefully transported.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

(Please note: management reserves the right to change, modify, and/or alter any of the duties listed above to meet business demands).

Do applicants need to provide their own work permit? Yes

Compensation: US $10.00-US $12.00 / Hour

Bonus? No

Accommodation Provided? No

Mailing address: 6101 Hillcrest Avenue Dallas, TX, US 75205

Position Categories: Cook

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