Line Cook/Prep Cook

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Located in Cedar Rapids, IA

Salary: $14-16

Our client in Cedar Rapids is looking for a Line Cook/Prep Cook!

We are looking for a professional FULL-TIME (5-6 days a week) line cook to prepare food to the chef’s specifications and to set up stations for the menu. The successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to our customer satisfaction and achieving our mission of preparing food that is a catalyst for conversation and community.

General Duties:

  • Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies
  • Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, cutting/tendering meat, preparing sauces)
  • Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff
  • Answer, report, and follow chef’s instructions
  • Inform chef immediately of inventory shortages to avoid running out of menu items
  • Clean up stations and equipment
  • Stock inventory appropriately
  • Ensure that food comes out in high quality and in a timely fashion
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers complying with all applicable sanitation, health and personal hygiene standards and following established food production procedures. The cook is responsible for appropriate use of facility supplies and equipment to minimize loss and waste.
  • Open/close the kitchen

Requirements:

  • Must be great under pressure in high-output situations and have experience working on a line
  • Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work around holidays (we are closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc., but open the day before and after)
  • Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Familiar with industry’s best practices
  • Dependability and arriving on time for scheduled shifts

Hours:

  • Expected hours (30-50/week)
  • The schedule will be agreed upon at the time of hire and will vary depending on business needs.

Pay:

  • $14-16/hr

Express Employment Perks:

  • 401K
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Various exclusive savings (hotel, flights, electronics, tickets, etc.)

If you are interested in this position, please call 319-363-3345 or apply online at www.expresspros.com.

Express Office: Cedar Rapids
120 3rd Avenue Southwest
Suite 1
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
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