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Line Cook - Garde Manger
Café Centro
200 Park Avenue, New York, NY
Café Centro hiring Line Cook - Garde Manger in New York, NY

Café Centro hiring Line Cook - Garde Manger in New York, NY

Café CentroMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Apr 1, 2020

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1 year


Job Details

Patina Restaurant Group

CAFÉ CENTRO

seeks Line Cook - Garde Manger

Full Time

 

A richly elegant Grand Café in the classic Parisian tradition - set in the iconic international style landmark MetLife Building on Park Avenue at E.45th Street - Café Centro offers a select menu of French favorites with a Mediterranean twist. Fresh seafood and raw bar specialties, grill selections and seasonal plats du jour are popular choices in this bustling bistro, which also offers a delicious business breakfast - the best-kept secret in Midtown!

 

THE POSITION SUMMARY:

Line Cook 

An immediate opportunity exists for proven restaurant professionals with the ability to maintain our high standards of quality and guest satisfaction. Patina Restaurant Group is looking for a line Cook to facilitate all food preparations which may involve a variety of cooking stations and the maintenance of cooking equipment. The ideal candidate has passion and enthusiasm creating fine cuisine. Line cooks are team players and are comfortable keeping an open communication with all kitchen staff to ensure all necessary kitchen operations are being conducted efficiently. He/she should be able to facilitate other stations according to health and sanitation standards if necessary. With these responsibilities, Patina Restaurant Group offers unlimited opportunity to build and grow as a culinary professional in a friendly and enjoyable work environment with a healthy work-life balance.

 

THE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Prepare and cook all menu items, which pertain to the cooking line and other responsible stations, according to restaurant standards and policies.
  • Ensure that all food orders are being completed correctly, taking into account food allergies, dietary restrictions and special requests.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of work stations.
  • Accept or reject ingredients from food supplier based on quality and appearance; keep note of inventory and notify stocker and chefs if product orders need to be made.
  • Maintain and expand knowledge of basic cooking techniques. 

 

 

THE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-2 years experience or training as a Line Cook in a restaurant with a similar style of dining, capacity, and volume required.
  • Culinary Degree preferred.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays in addition to normal business hours, as needed.
  • Possess exceptional communication skills and an ability to anticipate guests needs; an approachable demeanor with guests as well as with employees is essential.
  • Maintain a professional and polished appearance combined with the ability to interact with all types of guests.
  • Have passion for exceptional dining experiences combined with substantial food and service knowledge.
  • Must be able to multitask in a demanding, high volume environment.

 

We believe in affording our team with the same level of service that we strive to deliver to our guests. We are committed to providing extensive training that allows our team members to achieve the very highest levels of professionalism and open the door to increased opportunities for future career growth.

For full-time employees, we offer industry leading compensation packages including:

  • Major medical insurance options
  • Dental, Vision and life insurance
  • Paid vacation (after a full year of employment)
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 401K program
  • Company Dining discount

 

We’re looking for a highly motivated career-focused individual with the ability to exceed our guests’ expectations to become part of the winning team at the Patina Restaurant Group EOE. PRG employees enjoy competitive compensation packages, major medical insurance options, paid vacations, matching 401K programs, and exciting company dining rewards.  We are more than just an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status. Patina Restaurant Group enthusiastically celebrates the powerful and profound diversity of our team. We believe that talent, drive, and experience are the only relevant criteria for considering new team members.

About our company

Patina Restaurant Group is a proud subsidiary of Delaware North. And at Delaware North - whether it’s in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants - there’s no telling where your career can ultimately take you! We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. Delaware North is one of the largest and most admired, privately-held hospitality companies in the world, and when put together with Patina Restaurant Group’s exceptional cuisine, landmark locations, and genuine hospitality – the sky is the limit. 

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer. 

Visit us at www.PatinaGroup.com


Compensation details

Competitive Compensation and Benefits


Required Skills

Advanced Knife Handling

Chopping

Fish Cookery

Food Safety Knowledge

Frying

General knife handling

Grilling

Kitchen Cleaning/Sanitation

Meat Cookery

On-site Special Events

Pasta Cooking

Portioning

Saute

Up to 100 covers a night

Up to 200 covers a night

Up to 50 covers a night

Vegetable cookery

Customer service

Experience in a Fine Dining Establishment

Experience in a High Volume Environment

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French

Upscale Casual

Part of Delaware North

A richly elegant Grand Café in the classic Parisian tradition—set in the iconic, landmark MetLife Building at Grand Central Terminal—Café Centro offers a select menu of French favorites with a Mediterranean twist. Fresh seafood and raw bar specialties, grill selections and seasonal plats du jour are popular choices in this bustling bistro, which also offers a delicious business breakfast. The best-kept secret in Midtown!