Line Cook

  • Mad for chicken
  • Newark, New Jersey
  • Aug 04, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Mad for Chicken - Line Cook Position

Line Cook Position Summary

We are looking for a professional line cook to prepare food to the exact chef s specifications and to set up stations for menu. 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.


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.


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.


Minimum of 1 years experience in full-service restaurant.

High Sanitary and safety standards.

Experience in high volume Fryer, Grill, Sauté Stations.

Proper storage and labeling methods.

Prepping for daily and weekly operation.

Restaurant and teamwork mentality.

Strong work ethic, with hands-on approach to all BOH related tasks.

Physical Setting:

Upscale casual restaurant


10-hour shift

Monday to Friday

Weekend availability