3 Dec 2014

Line Cook

McMenamins Ram’s Head in NW Portland Full-Time

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Job Description

In general, every McMenamins line cook will be asked to handle every task from opening to closing of the kitchen. Duties include but are not limited to the manufacture and presentation of all hot & cold food products. This may include salads, hot & cold sandwiches, pastas, hot & cold appetizers, pizzas, as well as weekly specials and sauté & grill items. Each line cook is responsible for the organization and cleaning of their work area. Being a line cook can be hard physical work and takes mental agility and the ability to effectively multi-task and follow directions in a fast paced, loud and deadline oriented environment. A line cook must also have the ability to work well independently and as a member of a team. Each employee will be expected to perform their job in a safe manner and report any safety concerns to Management. All McMenamins employees will also be expected to keep current on all company events, history, and products. Other duties as assigned by the Manager on duty.

Requirements of the Job:
• Obtain and maintain current food handlers card
• Ability to accurately work with numbers, orders and food specs
• Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
• Ability to remain calm and focused in a high volume, deadline oriented work environment
• Flexible schedule including days, evenings, weekends and holidays required

Essential Functions of the Job:
• Produce excellent quality food for customers
• Safely lift and carry heavy objects with a hand truck or the help of another person if necessary
• Ability to remain calm and focused as well as provide excellent food products in a high volume environment
• Follow strict adherence to deadlines, product quality and accurately follow recipes and food specs
• Work for long periods on feet including frequent walking and standing
• Perform repetitive movement such as pushing, pulling, bending, some twisting and stooping
• Perform fine hand manipulation including handling small and large objects, chopping and use of kitchen equipment as well as work with and around sharp objects, including knives & slicers
• Ability to communicate clearly be positive, polite, and cooperative with co-workers, managers,
vendors, and customers
• Work around various heat sources, including grills, broilers, and hot-oil fryers
• Work with chemicals used in cleaning and sanitizing
• Complete dishwashing duties as needed

Most importantly, this job requires a positive attitude and a commitment to excellent customer service. Each employee is expected to come to work ready to have fun and be a positive force.

Markets: Portland. Job Categories: Kitchen. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 11 days.