Line Cook

Alamo Chandler LLC Brooklyn, NY
The first step to becoming a Culinary Chef: Line Cook needed

At Alamo Drafthouse, our passion is to ensure every GUEST has an AWESOME experience and is EXCITED to come back. Our culinary team plays a large role in our success by creating out of this world food through a high-volume, scratch kitchen! The team's collaboration quickly produces mouthwatering dishes that has our guests coming back again and again to enjoy our unique culinary creations often inspired by film.

Our culinary team is the heartbeat of our theater. To be a member of our kitchen team; you are a true master of the craft, able to think on your feet, communicate clearly with others, and are dedicated to quality and exceptional customer service. As a line cook, you're responsible for the preparation of food by following our high standards and recipes. A successful line cook will ensure that everything is in order – from the prepping of stations to maintaining a clean kitchen. At Alamo Drafthouse, you get paid to do your best work and are encouraged to show your true personality. No two days are alike and no matter how busy things may get: we are a group of people who promote teamwork, encourage a fun work environment, and share common goals of creating unforgettable dishes for our guests.

Picture yourself as a Line Cook where you would have the opportunity to:

* Provide first-rate dining experiences. Kitchens can be hot, noisy and stressful places but you are cool under pressure with the ability to work safely and quickly to ensure your culinary component is delivered timely and accurately every time.

* Be prepared and ready to learn. This requires you to come to work on time and ready to work, stock and organize your area, prep any items needed for service, and complete food orders for our guests. You are eager to learn new duties and/or stations to advance your career.

* Make food with high-quality ingredients. This is the fun part! You'll be responsible for knowing how to create an extensive list of our popular menu items.

* Work with a team of professionals. You enjoy working with others and through collaboration, our kitchen team turns out amazing creations. Sometimes this means being flexible and using your knowledge to help others. You exhibit clean work habits and understand your shared ownership of keeping a safe and clean work area.

Our Winning Combination - Alamo Drafthouse offers:

* Competitive hourly pay (nonexempt position)

* Career Growth: Most of our supervisory and management roles are filled internally

* Benefits: 401(k) with employer matching contributions, medical, dental, and vision coverage available

* Time Away: Vacation, Honeymoon Paid Time Off, Medical Leave, Paid Family Bonding (new child) Leave, and Sabbatical Leave

* Perks: Employee-exclusive events, Free movies, Fun atmosphere, and MORE

Recipe for Success:

* You are good on your feet with the ability to stand/walk for 100% of the shift

* You are dependable: You come to work on time, work well with a team, and are available to work on the weekends

* You know the kitchen already because you have at least 6 months of experience in a high-volume kitchen (scratch fine-dining experience is a plus, but not required). You can demonstrate proper food handling techniques, knife skills, and how to use kitchen equipment.

* You can demonstrate your ability to follow recipes and and an understanding of recipe conversion

* You show strong attention-to-detail, organization, retention, and problem-solving skills even while working under a sense of urgency and with quality ingredients.

* You know and continue to adhere to all applicable state health compliance requirements (including getting licenses/certifications where applicable)

* Fast-paced and high-pressure are not scary words to you - in fact, challenges only fuel you up to adapt and evolve

* You are at least 18 years of age

Cool if you have it (but not expected):

* You have earned at least a High School Diploma/GED

* You enjoy movies (even the hidden gems)

What are you waiting for? Apply today and welcome to the Alamo Drafthouse family.

To learn more about Alamo Drafthouse, visit: https://drafthouse.com

WORKING CONDITIONS: This job operates in a kitchen environment, housed with equipment such as an oven, stove, dishwasher, slicer, frier, steamer, mixer and chef's knives. The employee is frequently exposed to heat, steam, fire and noise. The noise level in the work environment can be moderate. Hazards may include, but are not limited to, cuts, burns, slipping, tripping, and minimal exposure to cleaning chemicals. The employee is occasionally required to sit, stand, reach, lift, bend, kneel, stoop, climb, push and pull items weighing 50 pounds or less. The position requires manual dexterity; auditory and visual skills; and the ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures.

OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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