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Line Cook
Shilling Canning Company
360 Water Street Southeast, Washington, D.C.
Line Cook at Shilling Canning Company

Line Cook at Shilling Canning Company

Shilling Canning CompanyMore Info

Full Time • Hourly $18-20
Expires: Sep 17, 2019


1 year

Job Details

The right applicants for this role will be able to work on Sundays and able to work a consistent full time schedule from 7am-3pm or 3pm-12am. Please note that end of daycleaning is handled by a third party cleaning crew.


At Shilling Canning Company, a new Mid-Atlantic restaurant by Chef Reid Shilling, our professional management and culinary team, brings experience, skills and dedication to match those of the front of the house. Each team member shares our belief in the power of respect.

Our service is honest, warm, professional, welcoming, friendly and detail-oriented. Our team smiles because they are happy to cook, and because the quality of our ingredients is prestine and our sourcing and execution is impeccable. There is value in everything we offer and integrity in what we recommend and how we deliver it.

At Shilling Canning Company we focus on local sourcing and careful consideration for how food is prepared, cooked, and served. All proteins are butchered in house, seafood is carefully selected from local fishermen and vendors, soups and sauces are based on the restaurant’s own stocks and artisan breads are baked fresh on-site daily.

Position Overview
Under the direction of the Executive Chef, Executive Sous Chef, Sous Chef and General Manager, oversee assigned areas of production and service. Support the properties standards of food preparation, quality, cleanliness and teamwork.


Take charge of the station to which they are assigned, having appropriate mis en place on the station, prepared according to the restaurant standards
Follow standard operating procedure to the assigned station.
Communicate with the Chef, Executive Sous Chef, and Sous Chef about daily prep.
Supervise the commis team during prep and service periods and communicate their progress with the Sous Chefs
Must be able to prioritize daily tasks with the Chef de Partie team as efficiently as possible
Work clean and organized. sanitation, cleanliness, and safety are practiced at all times.
Continually working to become better by training and mentoring team members and ourselves.
Making sure all necessary items are available in the restaurant at the beginning of the shift. This includes product, equipment, etc. and communicate needs as soon as possible.
Interact with guests of the restaurant, and those seated at the cookline seating
Any other duties asked.

Able to work full time schedule from 3pm-12am to include Sundays
Ability to put forth maximum effort on a daily basis while maintaining a positive attitude
Must exude hospitality, hard work, focus, execution and friendliness and be able to draw those same traits from your culinary team
Must have ability to take direction and be open to continuous education
Must be able to work as a team
At least 1 year experience for entry level positions
Food safety certification
Basic knife skills and cooking technique knowledge
Culinary degree or relevant certifications a plus
Reasons to join our team include:

Grow and learn in the restaurant profession
Professional advancement within the company
Involvement with Ment’or Grant, Scholarships, and Competitions to further and inspire the careers of our chefs.
Shift Meals
Shilling Canning Company is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00 to $20.00 /hour


High Volume Scratch Kitchen: 2 years (Preferred)
Job Duties:

Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner
Follow recipes and presentation specifications
Operate standard kitchen equipment safety and efficiently
Clean and maintain station in practicing good safety and sanitation
Assist with the cleaning and organization of kitchen and equipment
Restock items as needed throughout the shift
Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes
Other tasks asked to perform as necessary by management team

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