Mercato Bar and Kitchen Line Cook in Ithaca, New York
Mercato Bar & Kitchen is looking for a Line Cook to join their team!
Mercato Bar & Kitchen is a small family owned restaurant serving Italian inspired fare. The menu changes seasonally, highlighting fresh and unique flavors throughout the year.
WHO YOU ARE: A motivated and organized individual. You are passionate about food and beverage and eager to learn.
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
+ The Line Cook focuses on accurately and efficiently procuring, prepping, cooking and executing all menu items.
+ Prepares a variety of meats, fish, vegetables and other food items for cooking in broilers, ovens, grills, fryers and assorted other kitchen equipment.
+ Assumes ownership for the quality of products that they serve.
+ Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line stations to ensure a smooth service period.
+ Follows the handling, portioning and rotation of all food products according to the Department of Health codes.
+ Practices clean and sanitary work habits at their station including tables, shelves, cooking and refrigeration equipment.
+ Assists in food preparation during off-peak hours as determined by the Manager on Duty (M.O.D).
+ Follows proper plate presentation and garnish setup for all dishes.
+ Assists in receiving and placement of food products and supplies.
+ Provides high quality customer service in a timely manner.
+ Opens and closes the kitchen properly and follows the appropriate checklists for stations.
+ Any and all duties as assigned.
+ Able to communicate clearly with other chefs and cooks, front of house staff and MOD.
+ Ability to follow recipes and plate presentations.
+ Demonstrated ability to show a high level of service responsiveness to customers.
+ Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
+ Must be able to work on nights and weekends as required by business needs.
+ Able to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis.
+ Ability to withstand high ambient temperatures while working in close proximity of cooking equipment.
+ Ability to stand and work for extended periods of time during customary service hours.
+ Ability to go up and down stairs throughout shift
WHAT WE OFFER YOU:
+ Consistent scheduling from Tuesday to Saturday. The restaurant will be closed Sunday and Monday
+ Competitive compensation
+ Continued education in food and beverage
+ The opportunity to work with quality seasonal ingredients
+ Team oriented environment, focused on learning and improving everyday
Pay: $18-$20 per hour
Continue, develop, or launch your career with us at Mercato Bar & Kitchen