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Line cook Job Description

Line cook Job Description Template

As a recruitment expert, I understand that a line cook is a professional who is responsible for preparing and cooking various menu items in a restaurant or other food service establishment. They work alongside other kitchen staff to ensure that orders are prepared accurately and efficiently, while maintaining high standards of quality and food safety. At our company, we value experienced and dedicated line cooks who are passionate about their craft and committed to delivering exceptional dining experiences to our customers.


  • Prepare and cook menu items according to standard recipes and portion sizes
  • Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies
  • Clean and maintain kitchen equipment and appliances
  • Ensure that food preparation areas are clean and sanitized
  • Monitor food inventory and order supplies as needed
  • Collaborate with other kitchen staff to ensure that all orders are completed in a timely manner
  • Adhere to safety and sanitation standards at all times
  • Assist with menu planning and recipe development as needed


  • Proven experience as a line cook or similar role
  • Knowledge of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and procedures
  • Ability to follow recipes and prepare consistent and high-quality dishes
  • Knowledge of food safety and sanitation practices
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple orders simultaneously
  • Good communication and teamwork skills
  • Flexibility to work various shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Physical stamina and ability to stand for extended periods and lift heavy objects.

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