Professional Line Cook

Rooted Hospitality Group
13 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
Full-time, Part-time
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Job Description

We are a growing restaurant group that is incredibly passionate about the one thing that makes the world go round - people. We started with the dream of creating gathering places that pair sun soft sand and refreshing breezes with good drinks, chef-driven food, and great company. We are looking for like-minded, talented, integrity-driven individuals to join our journey and grow with us.

Benefits Include:
- Growth Opportunities
- 401K
- Health Insurance, including Dental and Vision
- Life Insurance
- Flexible Spending Account
- Paid Time Off
- Discounted Meals
- Training & Development
- Employee Fitness Activities

Activities & Responsibilities
o	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.
o	Ensure food is stored and cooked at correct temperature by regulating temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, fryers, roasters, and other kitchen equipment.
o	Ensure freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock.
o	Knows and complies consistently with the restaurant's standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.
o	Responsible for the quality of products served.
o	Stocks and maintains appropriate levels of food products at line stations to support a smooth service period.
o	Handles, stores, and rotates all food products and supplies according to restaurant policies and procedures.
o	Turn or stir foods to ensure even cooking.
o	Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
o	Bake, roast, broil, and steam meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
o	Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
o	Portion, arrange, and garnish food, according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications and serve food to servers or guests.
o	Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.
o	Follow proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes.
o	Wash, peel, cut, and seed fruits and vegetables to prepare them for consumption.
o	Carve and trim meats such as beef, veal, ham, pork, and lamb for hot or cold service, or for sandwiches.
o	Assists in food prep assignments during off-peak periods as needed.
o	Substitute for or assist other cooks during emergencies or rush periods.
o	Closes the kitchen following the closing checklist for kitchen stations and assists others in closing the kitchen.
o	Attend all scheduled employee meetings and offers suggestions for improvement.
o	Coordinate with and assist fellow employees to meet guests' needs and support the operation of the restaurant.
o	Fill-in for fellow employees where needed to ensure guest service standards and efficient operations.

As a member of the RHG team, you are an ambassador of our brands. You are passionate about your role and always curious about how to make a guest's experience memorable. You are naturally a social person and your welcoming expression makes each guest feel like they are the only person in the room. It comes naturally to's in your DNA. Their first impression of RHG is a lasting one, and it all starts with you.

Rooted Hospitality Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, citizenship, ancestry, pregnancy, familial status, actual or perceived status as a victim of domestic violence, dating violence or stalking, or any other legally protected status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.


•	Ability to lift 12 kg.
•	Reasonable range of motion such as bending, stooping, standing, walking, stirring, lifting to complete physical tasks related to responsibilities.
•	Reliable and capable of working independently or following specific directives;
•	Positive attitude and work ethic;
•	Ability to work well under pressure with the ability to self-manage timelines and deadlines;
•	Excellent multi-tasking skills with strong attention to detail and follow-through;
•	Good judgment and strong sense of integrity;
•	Excellent organization skills and ability to be flexible with changing priorities;
•	An over communicator;
•	Passion and love for the food and hospitality industry.

Additional Info

Posting ID: 577014316Posted: 2021-02-25