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Line Cook

Company: Phil's BBQ Inc.
Location: Temecula
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

**Reports To:** Kitchen Manager or Assistant Kitchen Manager**FLSA Status:** Non-Exempt**Job Summary:** Cook meats, vegetables, and other hot food products as well as prepare and portion food products prior to cooking. Also, perform other duties in the areas of food and final plate preparation including plating and garnishing of cooked items and preparing appropriate garnishes for all hot menu item plates.**Essential Duties & Responsibilities:*** Promote, work, and act in a manner consistent with the core values and mission of Phils BBQ (PHILS).* Inspect and clean, and maintain food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, or serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.* Ensure food is stored and cooked at correct temperature by regulating temperature of ovens, mesquite wood-burning grills, fryers, toasters, steamers, kettles, warmers, refrigerators, chillers, and other kitchen equipment.* Store and rotate food to ensure quality and freshness of products and ingredients.* Consistently comply with the restaurants standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.* Ensure that the kitchen, all food prep areas, and food storage areas meet or exceed food safety and sanitation standards and regulations.* Comply with all Cal OSHA and other health and safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures.* Maintain daily time and temperature logs.* Stock and maintain appropriate menu items at line stations to support quality, business volume and ticket times.* Turn or stir foods to ensure even grilling and cooking.* Season, sauce and cook food according to recipes and techniques.* Bake, grill, fry, and steam meats, vegetables, and other foods.* Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.* Portion, chop, arrange, sauce, and garnish food, according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications and serve food to servers or guests.* Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.* Follow proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes.* Wash, peel, cut, and seed vegetables to prepare them for consumption.* Carve, trim and season meats such as beef tri-tip and ribs, chicken, pork butt and ribs, for hot or cold service, or for sandwiches as needed.* Assists in food prep assignments during off-peak periods as needed.* Substitute for or assist other cooks during emergencies or rush periods.* Opens or closes the kitchen following checklists for kitchen stations and assists others with such duties.* Attend all scheduled mandatory employee meetings and offers suggestions for improvement.* Coordinate with and assist fellow employees to meet guests needs and support the operation of the restaurant.* Fill-in for fellow employees where needed to ensure guest service standards and efficient operations.* Consult with supervisory staff to plan proper quantities of food taking into consideration factors such as costs, business demand, and special event needs.* Coordinate work and various tasks with kitchen staff and work side-by-side to assist with training as needed.**Tools & Technology*** Commercial use of blenders, mixers, kettles, grinders, slicers* Convection ovens, deep fryers, mesquite wood grills, ranges, steamers* Cutlery (boning knives, chefs' knives, paring knives, serrated, chopping, filet and utility knives, and tools)* Ovens (toaster ovens, rationale rack ovens)* Blast Chillers, thermometers, probes* Food safety labeling systems* MICROS printers, order tickets, and KDS Monitors* Cloud-based employee schedules accounts* iSolved Employee Self-Service accounts**Minimum Qualifications & Physical Requirements:*** Ability to speak, see, hear, read, and write in the English language (Spanish a plus).* Authorized to work in the USA (we E-Verify).* Possess valid Food Handler Card (will certify if lacking).* Possess ServSafe Certificate (will certify if lacking).* Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (will certify if lacking).* Able to communicate effectively with managers and kitchen personnel.* Must be able to hear with 100% accuracy with or without correction.* Must be able to see 20/20 vision with or without correction.* Ability to walk or stand in one spot for long periods of time (up to 8 hours and possibly 10 hours).* Ability to regularly lift objects weighing between 5-45 lbs.* Ability to frequently bend, reach, stoop, crouch, grasp, grip, pull, and push objects and occasionally climb.* High level of mobility, manual dexterity, and endurance.* Ability to work in a high-volume and warm work environment with an open flame mesquite wood grill.* Ability to work in an environment with heat, odor, some fumes, steam, and some smoke particulate.Company : Phils BBQPosition : Line CookStatus : Full TimeShift : First (Day), Second (Afternoon), Third (Night) Req # : 3864375Date Posted : March 05, 2020Location : 40830 Winchester Road, Temecula, US, CA, 92591 Job Category : Restaurant Staff

Keywords: Phil's BBQ Inc., Temecula , Line Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Temecula, California

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