• Chicago's Taste Authority
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Rob Dubnecay claims to have the only "authentic Chicago style food in the area. The proof is in the fact they serve only true 100% all beef hot dogs, polish sausage and Italian beef. Made fresh exclusively for Chicagos Taste Authority by a fourth-generation family meat merchant. No nitrates, No preservative. Never frozen. Your Chicago favorites are shipped directly from Chicago to Minnesota.As a result, Chicago transplants consistently drive from all over the Twin Cities to eat the food with which they grew up. Some drive over 20 miles weekly to taste a real poppy seed bun and glowing green relish, they refer to as "Nuclear Relish". The extensive menu includes hometown Chicago originals, from traditional thin crust pizza to tamales.Chicagos Taste Authority is the largest Chicago 100% beef hot dog buyer in Minnesota. They sell 1,500 hot dogs per week, 2,000 pickles, 8 gallons of Nuclear Relish, and 1,200 pounds of Italian Beef for their Cheesy Beef sandwiches per month. Their food is frequently featured in local newspapers, on radio, and on television. Jason DeRusha, of WCCO-TVs program, DeRusha Eats, declared the Italian Beef as his favorite in the Twin Cities.Chicagos Taste Authority hopes you feel welcome among friends savoring the authentic Chicago-style food they grew up eating. Come visit us to enjoy taking a bite out of Chicago!Summary:The cook will prepare meals and follow establishment recipes. Duties include preparing ingredients, adhering to the restaurant menu, and following food health and safety procedures. Cook, clean, assist other cooks and staff and deliver food in a fast-paced environment. Work may include operating a grill, oven, or fryer. Previous experience in a team environment and various cooking methods preferred.Duties and Responsibilities:Setting up, cleaning, and organizing work stationsPreparing ingredients for the shift; washing vegetables, chopping, seasoning meat, etc.Preparing oven, utensils, and grill for shiftTaking orders from wait staff or computerized systemCooking order according to food health and safety standardsHandling multiple food orders at one timeMonitoring multiple food orders as new orders arriveDressing order for presentationEnsuring each guest order has the correct food and sidesStoring all food properlySanitizing and cleaning work stations and utensilsAssisting other cooks in preparing food or helping other team members when neededAble to work in a fast-paced environment * Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently * Physical endurance to stand for an entire shift * Self-motivated and self-directed * Works well as part of a team and on individual tasks * Able to quickly memorize complex or multiple orders * High school degree or equivalent * Previous experience as a busboy, washer, waiter, cook, or relevant work experience * Legally able to work in establishments which serve alcohol * Able to work mornings, nights, and weekends * Able to bend, move, and lift up to 25 pounds or more * Physically able to stand and move during the length of shift; able to bend and kneel through shift; able to lift up to 25 pounds or more * Must pass a background check * Able to read and write