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POSITION : LINE COOK

The Ideal Candidate for the Position

Our busy Italian restaurant is looking for a professional Line Cook who can help prepare meals as per our standard recipes. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating meal portions, cleaning food, cooking meals and keeping a sanitized work area. We are seeking an individual who has experience in the food service industry and is committed to impeccable food presentation and garnishing, which is important for impressing our guests and creating repeat business. Line cook duties will consist of assisting the executive and sous chef with their daily tasks. The successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to our customer satisfaction and acquisition goals.

Line Cook Responsibilities

  • Set up and stocking stations with all necessary supplies
  • Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
  • Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff
  • Answer, report and follow executive or sous chef's instructions
  • Clean up station and take care of leftover food
  • Stock inventory appropriately
  • Ensure that food comes out simultaneously, 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

Line Cook Requirements

  • High school diploma/GED required
  • Ability to work on your feet for eight hours or more a day
  • High level of professionalism
  • Comfortable working with a team in a fast-paced kitchen environment
  • Excellent verbal communication and organization skills
  • Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds at a time on a regular basis
  • Proven cooking experience, including experience as a line chef, restaurant cook or prep cook
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Familiar with industry's best practices

Benefits

We offer eligible Candidates the following:

  • Health Insurance
  • Company - matched 401k

Full Time + Part Time positions available. Must be 18 years and older. $16-20 per hour. 

To apply - E-Mail info@larosasofandover.com OR call (978)475-1777


POSITION : EXPEDITOR / FOOD RUNNER

The Ideal Candidate for the Position

We are looking for a competent Food Expeditor to help keep a smooth workflow between the kitchen and the tables. You will work in a fast-paced environment to get proper orders out faster and more efficiently. As food expeditor, you must have excellent communication skills and experience in a restaurant's hectic setting. You must have enough stamina to be in constant motion and skills to coordinate and organize processes and people.The goal is to make service faster and better to help enhance our quality and reputation.

Expeditor Responsibilities

- Ensure the efficient flow of orders from the waiters to the kitchen

- Ensure orders are being prepared with the correct priority

- Assist in the final preparation of dishes

- Check dishes before delivery for accuracy, presentation and temperature

- Deliver orders to maintain fast service

- Eliminate obstacles in service, food preparation lines or dishwashing

- Inspect the premises according to quality and sanitation standards and assist in cleaning

- Transfer important information between the kitchen and the wait staff (e.g. when a customer has a particular request)

- Handle complaints from clients to preserve the restaurant's reputation

- Support other tasks as needed (e.g. telephone orders)

Expeditor Requirements

- Proven experience as food expeditor or other restaurant position

- Understanding of health and safety rules in a restaurant

- Dexterity in using kitchen equipment or utensils and carry heavy trays

- Well-organized and ability to lead and direct people

- Excellent communication and negotiation skills

- Outstanding coordination and multi-tasking abilities

- A customer-oriented approach

- Great physical endurance

- High school diploma; Higher degree in hospitality or relevant field will be appreciated

- Food handling certification may be required according to legal regulations

$14 - $17 per hour

Full Time Position with Day and Night shifts available

To apply - E-Mail info@larosasofandover.com OR call (978)475-1777