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Legends Hospitality Line Cook in New York, New York

Description

LEGENDS

Founded in 2008 as a hospitality management company, Legends has transformed into a holistic experiential services agency with more than 1,200 full-time and 30,000 seasonal team members globally. Legends has three core divisions operating worldwide: Global Planning, Global Sales and Hospitality, offering clients and partners a 360-degree platform to elevate their brand and execute their vision. Currently, Legends works with marquee clients across business verticals including professional sports; collegiate; attractions; entertainment; and conventions and leisure. We are the industry leaders in designing, planning and realizing exceptional experiences in sports and entertainment.

THE VENUE

Legends is the official hospitality partner for the food service areas at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, a premier tourism destination in the heart of New York City. The partnership includes full quick service restaurant, an outdoor seasonal kiosk serving beverage and snacks and a lighter fare concept aboard the ship serving sandwiches and flat breads along with grab and go items. With the opportunity of serving up to 10,000 guests 363 days a year, Legends has created a culture of fast and friendly service at the Intrepid

THE ROLE

The Line Cook position is responsible for the preparation and cooking of the menu in a fast-casual space for Legends Hospitality at the Intrepid: Sea, Air & Space Museum. The Line Cook role entails positive interaction with the visitors and internal guests at the museum.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain consistency in attitude and behavior

  • Works to make a specific impression on our guests

  • Approaches all tasks with a “can-do” attitude

  • Presents a cheerful, positive manner

  • Shows initiative and takes action with an appropriate level of independence

  • Set up allocated stations for menu, as instructed by Kitchen Supervisor

  • Inventory product and prepare it according to management and health guidelines

  • Responsible for cleaning the equipment and cooking area

  • Maintain a prepared and sanitary work area at all times

  • Make sure all storage areas are tidy and all products are stored appropriately

  • Requires cooking experience and willingness to learn

  • Able to prepare and expedite food orders in a timely manner

  • Able to work in a fast-paced work environment

  • Able to read and understand food orders as they come into the kitchen and prioritize their execution

  • Must be able to multi-task and expedite multiple orders simultaneously

  • Assist with food delivery of items to dining area when needed

  • Grill and fryer experience a must, batch cooking experience a plus

  • Follows assignments for opening and closing procedures and food preparation

  • Organize and practice FIFO for all product in refrigerators, freezers and dry storage areas

  • Assist in putting away and organizing deliveries to the kitchen

  • Prepare food items by complying with portion size, quality standards, departmental rules, policies and procedures

  • Responsible for safety standards, neatness and sanitation of work areas

  • Ensures that proper food temperatures are maintained

  • Maintain a professional attitude and appearance

  • Maintain cleanliness of kitchen including shelves, walls, floors and drains

  • Participates as a team player with specific responsibilities as related to preparation, excellent service and delivery of product

  • Maintain proper sanitation for all dining and cooking utensils and cookware

  • Handles and cleans kitchen equipment carefully and safely to prevent damage or injury

  • Perform other assignments as required

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will be ServSafe Certified

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • The ideal candidate will have a culinary degree or have graduated from a certified apprenticeship program with a minimum of 2-3 years of cooking experience in the an ala carte restaurant, a contract foodservice industry, preferably in premium services, catering, or concessions environments for a sports and/or entertainment venue

  • Experience in pizza preparation a plus

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a deadline-oriented environment

  • Strong commitment to delivering a high level of customer and client service with demonstrated initiative and leadership

  • Customer service oriented with the ability to interact with all levels of management

  • Must be flexible to work weekends, nights and holidays

  • Must be able to work in a team environment

  • High level of organization and attention to detail

  • Must be able to remain calm under stressful situations

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to make evaluations and decisions without immediate supervision

  • Must be able to accept and carry out responsibility for directions

  • Practice safe work habits, follow all safety policies and procedures and regulations, complete company-wide safety training and additional job specific safety training

COMPENSATION

$19.00/Hourly

WORKING CONDITIONS

Location: On Site. 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear; use hands to finger, and handle controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand, walk, and stoop. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Legends is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or genetic information.

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