29 May 2014

Experienced Line Cook For Hip Restaurant

The Original – A Dinerant Full-Time

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Job Description

Hungry For Life?? You’ve come to the right place!

This is an outstanding opportunity to join one of Portland’s most vibrant and unique culinary teams at a truly “Portland” destination diner. Voted as one of the “10 Best Brunch Spots in Portland” and featured in notable on-line magazines such as “Daily Blender,” The Original’s culinary team takes pride in working with local, fresh, sustainable products to create a unique spin on the classic Diner.

Those who are passionate about creating experiences around food will find themselves at home with others who are of like mind and spirit. Our team works together and shares expertise with those who strive to grow and exceed expectations. Managing over 70 hospitality properties and 19 distinctive restaurants across the United States, Sage Hospitality is a company that recognizes talent and encourages career advancement within our corporate family. We are a solid expanding organization that often feels like one of the last “American Dream” companies — Come grow with us!

Who we are looking for:
Culinary professionals who are serious about the craft and their careers. Those who have proven their dedication to exceed expectations and desire to grow within the food craft and want the opportunity to grow within a top organization. We are looking for those who know what we do isn’t easy, but thrive on the fast-paced hum of the kitchen and find the greatest reward in seeing the joy that an amazing meal provides their guests.

Must Have
6+ months experience in fast paced, ingredients driven, industrial kitchen;
Reasonable knife skills;
Positive attitude under pressure and time constraints;
Desire to learn from other team members; and
Want to move up in the Restaurant Industry.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities
Prepare food of consistent quality following recipe cards and production and portion standards, per dupe from servers.

Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to prepare more than estimated needs.

Date all food containers and rotate as per the SOP, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.

Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up.

Note any out-of-stock items or possible shortages.

Assist in keeping buffet stocked.

Return all food items not used on next shift to designed storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.

Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems; control food waste, loss and usage per SOP.

Help with prep and pastry departments.

Other Duties/Responsibilities
Assist in prep work of vegetables and condiments as required for the next shift. May perform other duties as assigned

If you are ready to open the door to your future with The Original and Sage Restaurant Group, we invite you to review the full expectations of the position and apply online.
Helpful Links

The Original – A Dinerant: http://originaldinerant.com/

Sage Restaurant Group: http://sagerestaurantgroup.com/

Hard copy and e-mailed resumes not accepted. Interested applicants must apply online.

The Original and Sage Hospitality are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and criminal background screenings. We reserve the right to perform post-employment drug and alcohol screens as necessary.

Markets: Portland. Job Categories: Kitchen. Job Types: Full-Time.