Line Cook

 Chicago, IL

DineAmic Hospitality is seeking Line Cooks to accurately and efficiently cook hot & cold menu items, prepare and portion food products, and plate and garnish menu items. Candidates should have the ability to multi-task efficiently and maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and guests. Ideal candidates will have one or more lengthy tenures demonstrating their commitment and dependability.

What You Will Do

  • Prepare components of all menu items following company recipes and yield guides
  • Make a variety of food with different methods of preparation, including from scratch sauces, vinaigrettes, purees and soups
  • Apply your knowledge of and flexibly move between all line stations including but not limited to: Sauté, Grill, Pantry and Fry Station
  • Efficiently run your station and coordinate with other team members as necessary
  • Maintain Dineamic's high standards by ensuring that food comes out simultaneously, in high quality, and in a timely fashion
  • Inspect the cleanliness and working condition of all tools, equipment and supplies; use equipment and tools only as intended, properly and safely
  • Ensure that the kitchen, all food prep areas, and all food storage areas meet sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Take responsibility for freshness and quality of items by accurately labeling food, ensuring proper rotation (FIFO), and maintaining a sufficient stock of food for your station
  • Collaborate effectively and stay positive and effective in a high energy work environment.
  • Practice safe inventory handling and portion control.
  • Other functions as assigned by management

What You Need to Have

  • 3+ years restaurant experience working in a kitchen; experience in a fine dining establishment and/or high-volume restaurant preferred
  • Degree from a food service program, culinary school or equivalent preferred
  • Knowledge of all local health department requirements for safe food handling and sanitation standards; Non-expired Food Handlers Certification required
  • A passion for quality and respect for team members and guests
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to move, bend, lift, carry, push, and place objects weighing up to 40 pounds without assistance; Stand or Walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift; Complete tasks that require repetitive motion

What We Offer

  • Food & Beverage Discounts
  • Benefit Plan Options (Medical, Dental and Vision, 401K+ Match)
  • Employee Incentive Program for Referrals
  • Career growth and advancement opportunities
  • Competitive Pay
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Paid Sick Leave

DineAmic Hospitality is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.