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Company Description:Alexander's Steakhouse, a modern fine dining steakhouse located in the SoMa district of San Francisco, is seeking full time line cook to round out our professional, dedicated team. Here at Alexander’s Steakhouse, we offer a fine dining interpretation of a Modern American Steakhouse with hints of Japanese influences throughout our menu. We pride ourselves in excellent customer service as well as our meticulously curated beef program with emphasis on highlighting small farms from the Us, Australia, and Japan. Featuring classic cuts such as Ribeye, Bone-In New York and Filet Mignon, to sustainable seafood, composed small plates and the largest variety of Wagyu Steak in the U.S. (we currently feature 10 types of Wagyu from 9 different prefectures). We also highlight dry-aged steaks and offer the finest and most luxurious products available including two tasting menus and an award-winning wine list.
What We Are Looking For: We are seeking passionate and self-motivated culinary professionals to join our close-knit team at Alexander’s Steakhouse. We are looking to fill positions for PM line cooks. Candidates should have professional kitchen experience, including working a hot line and grill. A line cook role refers to a back of house worker whose primary responsibility is to keep the tempo of the restaurant flowing during service. Take your restaurant career to the next level and become part of what we are creating. You’ll work in a professionally run kitchen with a passionate culinary team, and have the opportunity to learn and master a wide range of cooking techniques. Our busy restaurants mean consistent hours, flexible schedules, and some of the best benefits in the industry.
Our ideal candidate is passionate about food and cooking, supports local food business and farms, and believes in giving guests the best food and service experiences possible. All candidates must have an interest in American steakhouse cuisine with Japanese influences, a passion for excellence, and be excited to work alongside Executive Chef Eric Upper in furthering the vision of Alexander’s as one of the finest Steakhouse’s in the country.
Job Description/Summary of Position:We are seeking someone who wants to take the next step in their career and wants to be part of what we are building. We believe in team work and you should as well. Experienced cooks are welcome, but we are willing to move cooks around to better them and make room for new less experienced cooks. We are a product driven scratch kitchen that believes in training our staff to do things the right way. If you are looking for a restaurant where you can learn, work with great ingredients and have a work life balance, this job is perfect for you!
Duties/Responsibilities/Essential Functions:• Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies • Make staff meal • Prepping, cooking, and storing food to the highest standards • Writing prep lists, following recipes, and taking accurate inventory • Prepare menu items independently • Demonstrates teamwork and contributes to team environment • Cleans and stocks assigned areas, performs other cleaning duties as assigned • Understands and follows cooking procedures and recipes • Maintains a clean, safe, and healthy kitchen space• Opening and maintaining the high standards of the kitchen • Following and writing a prep list that accurately plans for the day's service along with properly scheduling prep to ensure accurate food production throughout the week • Ensuring health and safety standards are exceeded each day • Cooking, serving food to order• Cooking and preparing all menu items in accordance standards set by the Chef • Stock and maintain sufficient levels of food on the line• Food preparation and portioning prior to service• Maintaining a clean and sanitary work environment• Ability to lift 60 lbs and stand for long periods of time • Learning a station quickly and executing the menu efficiently. • Keeping work area clean at all times. • Cleaning/organizing station. • Can work a variety of shifts, including weekends and holidays • Has reliable transportation to work and regular communication with restaurant
You Should Possess the Following Attributes/Qualifications:• Knowledge of weights, measurements, volume and cooking procedures. • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time, lift up to 50 lbs. and work in a confined area with elevated temperatures. • Continuous bending, reaching, twisting and use of hands and arms.• Cooking experience or Back of the House experience preferred • Able to meet all scheduling commitments • Strong communication skills • Able to commit to at least 12 months of full-time employment • Fast learner • Organized and calm in fast-paced environment • Attention to high standards for food quality • Effective communicator• Exceptional attention to detail • Strong communication skills • Positive attitude and team mentality • Must possess a strong willingness to learn with the ability to work independently. • Works quickly, cleanly and efficiently in fast-paced and exciting environment. • Self-motivation and dedication to quality and professionalism
Benefits: • Medical, dental, vision and accident insurance. • Dining discount of 25%. • Free house meals and beverages. • Career development and training opportunities. • Flexible scheduling – full and part time.
Our operation is employee focused, ensuring that all staff feel that they are valued and benefit from their job above and beyond the standard financial motivators. We are always seeking people who take responsibility and look above and beyond to achieve greatness in their field. If you are looking for personal growth, a team oriented workplace, and to experience hospitality and hospitality business in a new and exciting environment, this is likely the position for you. If you are interested and feel that you might be a good fit into our team, please reply along with your resume and contact information.
Sincerely, Eric UpperExecutive Chef
Medical, dental, vision and accident insurance offered. Dining discount of 25%. Free house meals and beverages. Career development and training opportunities.