Required Years of Experience
Experienced Line Cook
Brennan’s seeks an experienced, passionate, focused and efficient line cook to join our talented culinary team. Brennan’s is one of the most celebrated restaurants in the United States – Recently named “One of America’s 38 Essential Restaurants” by Eater, a “Top 10 New Orleans Restaurant” by the Times Picayune, and a “top 200 restaurants in the world” by Conde Nast Traveler.
Our chefs source and purchase the best local and regional ingredients to prepare and serve menus rooted in Creole tradition with contemporary influences.
You’re a team player who takes pride in serving food with integrity. You exercise both a successful work ethic and agility in a fast-paced kitchen. You know what it means to work hard and earn your stripes, and you enjoy doing it. You want to learn and grow with opportunity for advancement.
Pay and Benefits:
- Flexible Schedule
- Hourly rates from $15/hr to $19/hr , based on experience
- Generous Paid Time Off
- Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
- Free Shift Meals + employee discount at all Ralph Brennan Restaurants
- Excellent opportunities for career growth
About the Job
Line Cooks are responsible for preparing and finishing all hot and cold foods. You will execute contemporary, seasonal Creole cuisine with enthusiasm, precision and detail. While crafting our staple and seasonal menu items with precision, you will also work alongside our chefs on a number of different formats and events. As our menu grows and evolves, so will your knife and cooking techniques. Tasked with mastering the stations, you will also be accountable for cleanliness as well as food and equipment safety knowledge that meets Brennan’s company standards
Ideal Candidates should:
- Have at least 2 years of related experience or a culinary degree
- High volume restaurant experience a plus!
- General knife handling, food safety & sanitation knowledge
- Exceptional attention to detail
- Have passion for food, exceptional work ethic and dedication
- Be able work well under pressure
- Constantly strive to better oneself
- Maintain positive attitude
- Ability to lift up to 50lbs
- Have the ability to read and follow menus and recipes
- Complete basic mathematical calculations
The City of New Orleans has mandated requirements to enter certain establishments, including restaurants. This includes employees of RBRG.
All applicants MUST (1) provide proof of at least one dose of an approved COVID vaccine -OR- (2) a negative PCR test taken within the previous 72 hours to access a restaurant for an interview / orientation / or once hired.
Compensation: Hourly ($15.00 - $20.00)
Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Dining Discounts, Wellness Program
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Part of Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group
The original Brennan's, opened in 1946, recently emerged from an extensive renovation that spared no effort or expense by new co-owners Terry White and Ralph Brennan. Eight glamorous dining rooms, each steeped in New Orleans architecture and ambiance, celebrate the opulence of dining in a city where breakfast revelry is taken as seriously as a decadent dinner.
Brennan's menus are rooted in Creole traditions and are bolstered with contemporary New Orleans influences. Marrying classic and modern techniques yields a decidedly innovative approach and enhances our local, seasonal offerings.
Brennan's old-world elegance, fanciful decor and pampering service create a unique and sophisticated backdrop for a most memorable meal. Welcome!