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Line Cook

posted September 28, 2019

Couvant
New Orleans, LA
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About This Job

The Line Coook will assist with the planning, ordering or production of food items pertaining to the respective section(s) of the food and beverage outlet or kitchen. Prepare meals in accordance with portion and quality standards.

Couvant- A minimal adaptation of a classic French bistro embodying indomitable culinary tradition matched with

a fresh perspective of modern whimsy. Menu offerings will honor the city's classics while introducing a

relevant, and deliciously uncomplicated voice to the New Orleans culinary chorus.

We seek to hire the best. Leaders of high character and humility with genuine passion and aptitude for hospitality. People who choose to be in hospitality because they have an open and generous nature and seek to make guests happy. We are a group of people who are proud of the work we do. Caring leaders, perfectionist chefs, intelligent creatives, generous hosts, meticulous operators, inspiring teachers, tireless doers, and all-around devotees of hospitality. We create value by empowering the team. We encourage our teams to stretch their thinking, move beyond their comfort zone and achieve their full potential. By providing a platform of support service, like the best in technology, finance resources, talent development, marketing and communication support, we allow them to focus on the heart of their business – hospitality and people. We are passionate about people and attract, develop and retain the best in hospitality.  We thoughtfully seek out and groom talent, both within our company and outside, by promoting from within, developing a culture of growth and learning and partnering with the local community.

At Makeready  http://makereadyexperience.com/ we create independent hotel, restaurant and retail brands. Each of our brands has a distinct point of view but they all share a common purpose: to inspire deeper connections with the world around them – city by city, person by person. Every Makeready experience embraces local culture, honors past and present, and invites curious guests to delve into the detail of their surroundings.

LINE COOK CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Assist in inspecting the cleanliness of the line floor and all kitchen stations. Maintain and strictly abide by proper storage procedures and state sanitation and health regulations. Notify Maintenance of any needed repairs.
  • Assist in determining the minimum and maximum stocks of all food, material and equipment.
  • Provide instruction to less experienced culinary staff. Check the methods of preparation, portion, sizes, and timeliness of food preparation; control food usage to minimize waste.
  • Prepare batch recipes, cold food items and assist in all kitchen activities to ensure that guests receive high quality food items in a timely manner. Coordinate the smooth service and relation to the pass and pick-up of food.
  • Assist in the supervision of day-to-day operation of the kitchen as needed; check the methods of preparation, portion, sizes, and timeliness of food preparation; control food usage to minimize waste.
  • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. 
  • Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist.
  • Prepare cold foods.
  • Operate ovens, stoves, grills, and fryers.
  • Test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently.
  • Monitor food quality while preparing food. Set-up and break down work station.
  • Wash and disinfect kitchen area, tables, tools, knives, and equipment.
  • Check and ensure the correctness of the temperature of appliances and food.

Qualifications and Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent, plus two years of experience as a cook, or equivalent combination of education and food preparation experience. Degree or certificate in culinary arts preferred.

This job requires ability to perform the following:

· Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds

· Moving about the kitchen

· Handling food, objects, products and utensils

· Bending, stooping, kneeling

Please feel free to apply to our Line Cook position if you feel you meet the qualifications and can perform the duties. 

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About This Employer

Couvant

315 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

(504) 882-1234

Restaurant

www.couvant.com

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Indulge in Classic New Orleans Fare at Couvant in the Eliza Jane Hotel

A minimal adaptation of a classic French bistro embodying indomitable culinary tradition matched with a fresh perspective of modern whimsy. Menu offerings will honor the city's classics while introducing a relevant, and deliciously uncomplicated voice to the New Orleans culinary chorus.