Empellón al Pastor is seeking dedicated and talented line cooks to join our team. Empellón simultaneously embraces the greatness of Mexican cuisine as it is, while constantly striving to realize what it could be. Empellón translates to jostle. For us, it means to push in a new direction and to push ourselves to strive for the best.
The ideal candidate will be focused, devoted, curious, and have a strong passion for food. We are looking for individuals who are confident that they will become an integral member of a team that values hard work and brings detail and care to every part of their day.
+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.
+Working with seasonal ingredients.
+Participating in the preparation and development of new 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.
Skills & Requirements
+At least 1 year of related experience required.
+General knife handling, food safety & sanitation knowledge.
+High volume restaurant experience required.
+Comfortable working in a fast paced and high energy environment.
+A passion for food, exceptional work ethic and dedication.
+Able to take constructive criticism, learn quickly and constantly improve.
We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package, including vision/dental/medical, and commuter discounts, plus more after required wait periods. We encourage our employees to grow and learn, and offer many opportunities for personal and career development.
Employment: Full Time
Compensation: Discussed in Person
We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, and commuter discounts, plus more after required wait periods
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Part of Empellón
Created by Chef Alex Stupak, who has an American upbringing but a fascination for Mexican cuisine and culture, EMPELLÓN simultaneously embraces the greatness of Mexican cuisine as it is while constantly striving to realize what it could be. EMPELLÓN translates to push. For us it means to push in a new direction and to push ourselves beyond our limits. We serve Mexican inspired food and drinks in a colorful and creative atmosphere. We are respectful but not traditional. Educational but not authoritative.
Open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner.