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Line Cook - Palace Caf-

Company: Dickie Brennan & Company
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Benefits: Wage IncreaseHealth InsuranceDental InsuranceVision InsuranceLong-term DisabilityAccidentCritical IllnessCompany paid Life InsuranceEmployee Dining Discount401(k) with company matchPaid Time OffFamily MealsReferral BonusAND MORE!Perks:Competitive PayFlexible SchedulesFamily MealDiscounted ParkingThe Dickie Brennan family of restaurants - Dickie Brennan's Palace Cafe location - is recruiting experienced line cook to add to our talented team. Join our team and accelerate your line cook career path in hospitality. There are many opportunities for growth and promotion within Dickie Brennan & Company. We are a family owned and run business and offer a warm, professional environment to work. We value hard work, dedication and sincerity. We have many long-tenured team line cooks who have risen through the ranks.We view each line cook as an ambassador for New Orleans and its unique culture. Our restaurants are avid supporters of local farmers and fisherman. Each of our restaurants accentuates Louisiana's culinary history through the use of local ingredients and techniques. The entire line cook team at Dickie Brennan & Company remains dedicated to delivering superior dining experiences through serving locally sourced, updated versions of classic New Orleans cuisine, and outstanding service in our four French Quarter restaurants.Because we offer a great place to work, others have taken notice! New Orleans CityBusiness has recognized us 9-times as one of the \Best Places to Work\ Come join our team as a Line Cook, today Essential Functions:Inspect and clean food preparation areas, including tools, equipment, work surfaces, and serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary food handling practices.Maintain a clean and sanitized workstation before, throughout, and after the shift.Follow food safety and sanitation guidelines including proper time and temperature controls, preventing cross contamination, practicing frequent hand-washing and personal hygiene, proper cleaning and sanitizing, and reporting illnesses to management.Prep, stock, and organize work station at the beginning of each shift.Remain organized throughout shift to ensure timeliness and accuracy of all food orders.Cook, prepare, and present items according to proper recipes, portion sizes, and chef's specifications.Check for superior quality, preparation, cooking times, correct doneness, consistency, firmness, temperatures, and presentation of every food item.Check freshness of food and ingredients before cooking.Track and report any food waste.Use proper knife handling techniques to ensure safety.Prepare a variety of food items using broilers, ovens, grills, fryers and other kitchen equipment.Practice proper food storage practices by labeling, dating, and rotating product.Receive and follow all verbal instruction from the chef, sous chef, and kitchen manager concerning orders, special requests, and adjustments needed to efficiently flow products to assure a smooth service period.Exhibit creativity and enthusiasm for food.Maintain an awareness at all times of the effect of all actions upon the guests' dining experience and making all decisions based on the impact of the guest.Work productively with minimal supervision with a desire to learn and grow.Ability to work well with others and commit to the success of a team, including taking direction and accepting constructive feedback in a positive way.Able to work in a team-oriented environment and under considerable stress and/or pressure.Constant communication with all other team members and management, including calling back all orders to the chef, sous chef, or kitchen manager to achieve accuracy and clarity of orders placed.Comply with company safety rules and regulations, including the proper handling of all relevant equipment.Report any equipment failure, damage, hazardous conditions, or injury to the chef, sous chef, or kitchen manager immediately to ensure safety.Work efficiently and complete required tasks within assigned time frame.Attend all scheduled employee meetings and participate in a meaningful way.Perform side duties including cleaning and food production as requested.Other duties as assigned.Requirements:High school graduate or equivalent.Experience in a fine-dining or high-volume restaurant preferred.Must possess basic math skills and have the ability to handle money and give correct change.Ability to converse, read and write in English with excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.Able to communicate clearly, concisely and accurately in a positive, upbeat and enthusiastic way.Ability to establish and maintain effective interactions/relationships with management, coworkers and guests while maintaining an outgoing, friendly and approachable attitude.Work efficiently with minimal supervision and complete required tasks within set schedules and deadlines.Strong organizational, multi-tasking, time management, follow-up and analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy.Ability to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment with a customer service orientation.Be flexible and eager to learn new things.Maintain a strong professional presence and present a well-groomed appearance.Must be able to maneuver in an office, through restaurants/bars and at outside functions. Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time, bend, stoop, reach, kneel, crouch, twist, lift, push, pull and grip items when necessary. May occasionally lift up to 30 pounds; push, pull or move items weighing up to 50 pounds.Manual dexterity is essential.Must be able to work varied hours/days, including evenings, weekends and holidays, in accordance with restaurant operations and adhere to the attendance requirements of the company.Must adhere to the established appearance, hygiene, and dress code guidelines.Ability to adhere to and comply with all rules and regulations of the company.General Comments: This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and their requirements. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and/or requirements of the position. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add to or revise this job description at any time, with or without prior notice. Employment is at-will and this job description does not imply an employment contract.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-free Workplace. Dickie Brennan & Company participates in E-Verify, a federal program verifying each employee's right to work in the Unites States.About Dickie Brennan & CompanyDickie Brennan & Company was established in 1991 to continue the rich history of New Orleans cuisine through locally inspired and nationally recognized cuisine. Today, Dickie Brennan's restaurant group includes four restaurants located in New Orleans' picturesque French Quarter: Palace Cafe, Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse, Bourbon House, and Tableau. We also own & operate Acorn Cafe (Located in New Orleans' City Park adjacent to the Louisiana Children's Museum) and The Commissary Kitchen + Market in New Orleans' Garden District.Pay: $14 - $18 / hourBenefits:Health insuranceDental insuranceVision insuranceLife insuranceDisability insurance401(k) matchingPaid time offFlexible scheduleReferral programEmployee discountPaid trainingJob types: Full-timeEducation: No education requiredWork location: On-site

Keywords: Dickie Brennan & Company, New Orleans , Line Cook - Palace Caf-, Hospitality & Tourism , New Orleans, Louisiana

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