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Experienced Saute Cook

Company: Eli's on Whitney
Location: Hamden
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Join the Eli's Restaurant Group family! Our restaurants are recognized for great food and service and as great places to work. We hire and care deeply for people with creativity, passion and the drive to be the best. And we reward our teams with top notch benefits, career-long training and development and opportunities for growth.
The Eli's Line Cook will be at the front lines, carrying out new developing recipes and menu items as set by the Chef. You will be responsible for presenting new dishes with precision and quality that meet our Eli's company standards. Tasked with mastering the stations, you will also be accountable for cleanliness and, food and equipment safety knowledge.
Essential Functions

Executing menu items from start to finish. This including but not limited to preparation of ingredients, butchery of proteins, cooking and plating of menu items.
Honing your existing skills while learning new techniques and building your skill set
Working collaboratively with BOH staff and FOH staff
Maintaining cleanliness of any BOH work areas, including and not limited to refrigeration, cooking equipment, and prep areas
Participate in deep cleaning of BOH work areas, including and not limited to refrigeration, cooking equipment, and prep areas
Available to work a variety of hours, days and shifts, including weekends
Safely and effectively use and operate all necessary tools and equipment, including knives
Ability to effectively communicate in order to perform and follow job requirements in written and spoken direction

Follow all prescribed portioning controls and par levels
Maintain food safety and quality standards
Ability to read a thermometer correctly and efficiently
Communicate any food delays or issues to Coordinator
Maintain menu item counts and communicate to Management and service staff when quantities fall below restaurant specific minimum quantity
Accurately account for all items coming out of the station
Understand and follow the food allergy procedure and special orders/restrictions
Comply with all safety and sanitation guidelines and procedures
Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee Handbook
Get along well with others and be a team player
Other duties will be assigned as needed

Physical Demands
The physical demands for this position are seeing, hearing, speaking, reaching, frequently lifting up to 25 pounds, occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds, sitting, standing, for 4 to 8 hours, bending, and moving intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.
The duties of this position may change from time to time. Eli's reserves the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of Eli's or its managers. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.PI185727409

Keywords: Eli's on Whitney, Hamden , Experienced Saute Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Hamden, Connecticut

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