Full Time Cafe Line/Prep Cook

Reporting to the Chef de Partie, this individual will be responsible for small-scale production at the Cafe and work alongside a small team who will also assist in opening and/or closing the facility. We are seeking a motivated, positive induvial who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and who demonstrates a can-do attitude, strong work ethic and high standards of quality and cleanliness.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for prepping, assembling, cooking and cooling of all food products to Railtown Cafe recipe guidelines and health code specifications.

Prepares a variety of cold prep items for all batch cooked items, sauces, soups, stews, all pre-cooked items and partially cooked items.

Washes, peels, slices and mixes vegetables, fruits or other ingredients. Portions and arranges food on serving dishes.

Responsible for all stove, oven, and fryer cooking. Properly portions all food items such as chicken, meats, and/or vegetables prior to cooking/serving.

Carefully wraps and stores all food items, labels all stored items, and ensures proper product rotation using first in/first out procedures (FIFO).

Maintains proper organization and the highest level of cleanliness of all food storage and preparation areas including cleaning dishes and the dish area.

Maintains cleanliness and upkeep of kitchen and equipment at all times.

Responsible for communicating openly and thoroughly with supervisors, and for bringing any and all concerns to supervisor’s attention immediately.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
High school graduate or equivalent desired culinary school or equivalent work experience desired

Basic knowledge of kitchen equipment and procedures, safety and sanitation regulations, and knowledge of food and food production

FoodSafe Level 1 Holder

General knowledge of food items, spices, ingredients

Must be able to read and execute recipes (in grams)

High volume, quick casual experience preferred or fine dining experience with an eagerness to work in a new, larger format

Physical Demands
The physical demands for this position are seeing, hearing, speaking, reaching, frequently lifting up to 25 pounds, occasionally lifting up to 100 pounds, sitting, standing, for 4 to 8 hours, bending, squatting, and moving intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.

The duties of this position may change from time to time. Railtown Cafe reserves the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of Railtown Cafe or its managers. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.