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Line Cook

  2019-12-14     Alexander's Steakhouse     San Francisco,CA  
Description:

Company Description:
Alexander's Steakhouse, a modern fine dining steakhouse located in the SoMa district of San Francisco, is seeking full time line cook to round out our professional, dedicated team. Here at Alexander s Steakhouse, we offer a fine dining interpretation of a Modern American Steakhouse with hints of Japanese influences throughout our menu. We pride ourselves in excellent customer service as well as our meticulously curated beef program with emphasis on highlighting small farms from the Us, Australia, and Japan. Featuring classic cuts such as Ribeye, Bone-In New York and Filet Mignon, to sustainable seafood, composed small plates and the largest variety of Wagyu Steak in the U.S. (we currently feature 10 types of Wagyu from 9 different prefectures). We also highlight dry-aged steaks and offer the finest and most luxurious products available including two tasting menus and an award-winning wine list.

What We Are Looking For:
We are seeking passionate and self-motivated culinary professionals to join our close-knit team at Alexander s Steakhouse. We are looking to fill positions for PM line cooks. Candidates should have professional kitchen experience, including working a hot line and grill. A line cook role refers to a back of house worker whose primary responsibility is to keep the tempo of the restaurant flowing during service. Take your restaurant career to the next level and become part of what we are creating. You ll work in a professionally run kitchen with a passionate culinary team, and have the opportunity to learn and master a wide range of cooking techniques. Our busy restaurants mean consistent hours, flexible schedules, and some of the best benefits in the industry.

Our ideal candidate is passionate about food and cooking, supports local food business and farms, and believes in giving guests the best food and service experiences possible. All candidates must have an interest in American steakhouse cuisine with Japanese influences, a passion for excellence, and be excited to work alongside Executive Chef Eric Upper in furthering the vision of Alexander s as one of the finest Steakhouse s in the country.

Job Description/Summary of Position:
We are seeking someone who wants to take the next step in their career and wants to be part of what we are building. We believe in team work and you should as well. Experienced cooks are welcome, but we are willing to move cooks around to better them and make room for new less experienced cooks. We are a product driven scratch kitchen that believes in training our staff to do things the right way. If you are looking for a restaurant where you can learn, work with great ingredients and have a work life balance, this job is perfect for you!

Duties/Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies
Make staff meal
Prepping, cooking, and storing food to the highest standards
Writing prep lists, following recipes, and taking accurate inventory
Prepare menu items independently
Demonstrates teamwork and contributes to team environment
Cleans and stocks assigned areas, performs other cleaning duties as assigned
Understands and follows cooking procedures and recipes
Maintains a clean, safe, and healthy kitchen space
Opening and maintaining the high standards of the kitchen
Following and writing a prep list that accurately plans for the day's service along with properly scheduling prep to ensure accurate food production throughout the week
Ensuring health and safety standards are exceeded each day
Cooking, serving food to order
Cooking and preparing all menu items in accordance standards set by the Chef
Stock and maintain sufficient levels of food on the line
Food preparation and portioning prior to service
Maintaining a clean and sanitary work environment
Ability to lift 60 lbs and stand for long periods of time
Learning a station quickly and executing the menu efficiently.
Keeping work area clean at all times.
Cleaning/organizing station.
Can work a variety of shifts, including weekends and holidays
Has reliable transportation to work and regular communication with restaurant

You Should Possess the Following Attributes/Qualifications:
Knowledge of weights, measurements, volume and cooking procedures.
Must be able to stand for extended periods of time, lift up to 50 lbs. and work in a confined area with elevated temperatures.
Continuous bending, reaching, twisting and use of hands and arms.

Cooking experience or Back of the House experience preferred
Able to meet all scheduling commitments
Strong communication skills
Able to commit to at least 12 months of full-time employment
Fast learner
Organized and calm in fast-paced environment
Attention to high standards for food quality
Effective communicator
Exceptional attention to detail
Strong communication skills
Positive attitude and team mentality
Must possess a strong willingness to learn with the ability to work independently.
Works quickly, cleanly and efficiently in fast-paced and exciting environment.
Self-motivation and dedication to quality and professionalism

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision and accident insurance.
Dining discount of 25%.
Free house meals and beverages.
Career development and training opportunities.
Flexible scheduling full and part time.

Our operation is employee focused, ensuring that all staff feel that they are valued and benefit from their job above and beyond the standard financial motivators. We are always seeking people who take responsibility and look above and beyond to achieve greatness in their field. If you are looking for personal growth, a team oriented workplace, and to experience hospitality and hospitality business in a new and exciting environment, this is likely the position for you. If you are interested and feel that you might be a good fit into our team, please reply along with your resume and contact information.

Sincerely,
Eric Upper
Executive Chef

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