Line Cook - Soho House Austin

  • Soho House & Co.
  • Austin, Texas
  • May 10, 2022
Full time

Job Description


Who we are…

Soho House & Co is a collection of members' clubs, restaurants, hotels and cinemas, catering to those in the film, media, fashion and creative industries.

The vibe…

At Soho House culture is everything and we believe that our Houses are only as good as the people who work within them. Whether it's a private members' club, hotel, restaurant, or cinema each of our sites has its own style and atmosphere. We aim to make sure that all our guests and members have a great time and we firmly believe it's our people who make that happen.

The venue…

The property is located on South Congress in the Music Lane development and features 46 bedrooms, club, an outdoor terrace, rooftop pool, cinema, and private event space

The role…

At Soho House a Line Cook is responsible for ensuring the kitchen runs smoothly, preparing food and sauces, and assisting head chefs with service. As a Line Cook you thrive in fast-paced environments and positively influence fellow members of the team to remain calm during a busy service. Daily responsibilities also include preparation of food items in the pantry, fry station, and other areas of the kitchen as well as adhering to allergy requests and specific alterations to dishes.

A successful Line Cook, is a critical member of the team due to the diverse and specialized skill set and proven ability to execute all menu items properly from prep to plate and deliver top quality dishes from all stations.

Main Duties

Well-versed on all menu items and able to produce consistent and quality dishes in fast-paced and demanding environments and on all stations

Assist with inventory to support the kitchen operating at a sustainable food cost

Watch wastage, cooking temps and quality to reduce additional costs, influence others on the cost of product and how it contributes to the profit and loss of the company

Production and a-la-carte dish(s) execution. Including weekend feast ideas and family meal

Delegate some tasks as needed while also ensuring proper procedure is followed when clocking in and out for shifts as well as breaks

Support Executive Sous and Jr. Sous with end of service meeting

Maintain company target goals and consistent experience for Soho House Standards for service; 3-8-10

Positive influence for teams under pressure and provide a welcoming work environment that increases staff moral

Attend "Cook House" trainings and support the mentoring and education of new and existing team members on areas they are looking to go



Minimum of 3+ years' experience in a fast pace, upscale and approachable environment of professionals

Strong understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills

Proven ability to execute all menu items and properly prepare and deliver top quality dishes on all stations

Food handler's certificate

Strong communicator, collaborator and motivator with ability to build professional relationships with all leaders and kitchen team and arrive to work prior to scheduled start to ensure you have appropriate time to situate, eat and be briefed on previous service and anticipated service

Proactive, team-player who can work well independently as well as on a team

Flexible schedule and ability to work morning, night, weekend and vacation's (as needed)

Ability to multitask and work in a demanding, fast-paced environment

Possess a level of creativity to create recipes from scratch

Physical Requirements

Must be able to seize, grasp, turn and hold objects with hands.

Must be able to work on your feet for at least 8 hours.

Fast paced movements are required to go from one part of the kitchen and storage areas to others.

Must be able to move, pull, carry or lift of up to 50 pounds on occasion and 35 pounds regularly.

Occasional environmental exposures to cold, heat, and water.

Occasionally kneel, bend, crouch and climb as required.


Why work with us...

Soho House offers competitive compensation packages that feature global benefits and perks. Whether you're seeking entry-level employment or a new opportunity to expand your profession, we offer training to develop the technical and managerial skills necessary to enhance your career.

Health Care + 401K: Full time employees are eligible for full benefits; Medical, Dental & Vision as well as Retirement fund with a 2% match

Paid Time Off: Full- Time Employees have sick day's + vacation days

Career Development: Soho House can progress your career domestically or internationally as well as managerially or technically

Soho Impact: Empowering the Soho House Community to make positive change, through mentoring, apprenticeship, local outreach and sustainability

Learning & Development: An extensive range of internally and externally run courses are available for all employees.

Cookhouse & House Tonic: Celebrating our passion for food and drink. Check out our monthly calendars and get involved in trips, training's and events. Available to all.

Team Events: From fitness sessions to cinema screenings and art classes, each month we hold a series of fun events which you can sign up to.

Family Meal: Whilst on duty in our Houses & Restaurants you will be provided with a substantial meal free of charge.