Line Cook

Straz Center For The Performing Arts Tampa , FL 33602

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Straz Center has an ongoing search for Line Cooks. The Line Cook is responsible for preparing high quality food based on guidelines set by their supervisors. This position is responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of food items for the line, pantry, or the production area of the main kitchen.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepares high quality food items for the line, pantry, or production area of the main kitchen.

  • Complies at all times with Straz standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient operations.

  • Maintains high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing the proper uniform and nametag when working.

  • Recognizes quality standards in fresh vegetables, fish, dairy, and meats.

  • Obtains necessary supplies and equipment to perform duties, including stocking of all china and silver as needed.

  • Maintains kitchen in a clean and organized manner to facilitate high volume production. Ensures equipment cleanliness.

  • Handles and stores food in a sanitary fashion.

  • Maintains regular attendance in compliance with Straz standards, as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the facility.

  • Is attentive, friendly, helpful, and courteous to all guests, managers, and fellow employees.

  • Maintains a positive demeanor at all times.

  • Coordinates with Executive Chef/Sous Chef for banquet functions and special orders.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to effectively work all stations in a kitchen.

  • Friendly and outgoing with strong communication and customer service skills.

  • Must have knowledge of kitchen procedures and functions.

  • Be able to work in a stand-up position for long periods of time (minimum of 5 hours).

  • Be able to safely lift and easily maneuver up to 25 pounds.

  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and some holidays, as needed.

Education and Work Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent in a comparable facility or related field preferred.

  • One year minimum experience in "from scratch" catering, buffets, or ala carte operations.

Please visit our website at to learn more about the Straz Center.

The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

M/V/D/F encouraged to apply.

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