Description
Line Cook follows menu specifications and recipes to prepare and cook Oren’s Hummus entrées, sides & dips, pita sandwiches and other foods for service in an institutional setting.

A Line Cook typically works 32-38 hours per week but can work as few as 3 shifts per week if seeking a part-time position.

We strive to provide opportunities to grow and prefer to promote from within - our Kitchen Supervisors are typically promoted from the Line Cook position.
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Requirements/Responsibilities
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and/or years of experience:
• High School diploma or its equivalent preferred
• Culinary School graduate preferred
• 1-2 years of related experience

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:
• Required California Food Handlers Certification (CA)
• Food Manager Protection Certification preferred


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Set up work station with proper tools, equipment and supplies according to kitchen standards
• Check production food schedule and daily pars and ensure that daily production is organized, prioritized and on track
• Prepare meals and maintain portion control
• Inform management of any items/supplies needed for the day's tasks as necessary
• Rotate food items as necessary
• Inspect the cleanliness and working conditions of all tools, equipment and supplies
• Maintain knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment
• Maintain proper storage of all products as specified by health and sanitation codes
• Return all food items in clean containers to proper storage areas
• Clean food preparation areas and work stations, walk-in and shelves
• Turn off all equipment
• Transport dirty pots, pans to dishwashing station
• Restock any dry goods, fresh products, cooking wines used in production in the appropriate areas as needed
• All other responsibilities as dictated by the business or assigned by Management

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Ability to read, write and speak English
• Ability to work under direct supervision
• Familiar with restaurant cooking standard concepts, practices, and procedures
• Knowledge of safe food handling and preparation procedures
• Ability to effectively interact with a diverse population of Employees
• Work under pressure within a well-integrated team environment
• Able to consistently maintain a professional and respectful demeanor
• Strong organizational and coordination skills
• A certain degree of creativity is required

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job responsibilities.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the Employee is working inside a kitchen and on a fry line during most of shift. Employee is required to maneuver around all areas of the kitchen.

Employee must be able to tolerate areas with extreme hot and cold temperatures. Employee must be able to lift up to 100 pounds and push and pull carts weighing up to 300 pounds.

Employee must have coordination and dexterity to use kitchen utensils, such as, knives, spatulas, food tongs, etc. Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, crouch, kneel, push, and pull when rotating stock and cleaning work area.

Must be able to operate the following kitchen equipment: stoves, grills, fryers, broilers, and other utensils in preparing food orders.

Employee must be able to respond to visual and oral cues. Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English and be able to conduct conversations with peers in an urgent manner.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and peripheral vision with the ability to adjust and focus.

Special Working Conditions
While performing the duties of this job, the Employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; blood borne pathogens (i.e., saliva, utensils and knives); dust and extremely hot water and fire.
Special Instructions
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Oren's Hummus - Mountain View
126 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041
(650) 938-6736
orenshummus.com
Hours of operation
  • Mon: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Tue: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Wed: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Thu: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Fri: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Sat: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Sun: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm