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Line Cook
The Study at University of Chicago + Truth Be Told
1227 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
The Study at University of Chicago + Truth Be Told hiring Line Cook in Chicago, IL

The Study at University of Chicago + Truth Be Told hiring Line Cook in Chicago, IL

The Study at University of Chicago + Truth Be ToldMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jul 24, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

The Study at University of Chicago is currently seeking Line Cooks to provide genuine hospitality and the highest quality of service to our guests. The ideal candidate is curious and desires to constantly increase their knowledge of traditional cooking techniques in a guest-centered service environment.

Be apart of our opening team at our British-inspired gastropub, "Truth be Told," focusing on classic inspirational British cuisine and dishes. The menu will evolve through the seasons, capturing both the casual element and excellent cooking techniques of a traditional tavern. This position represents a great opportunity to establish the restaurant as a top dining destination in the Hyde Park area.

Responsibilities

  • Provide the highest and most efficient level of hospitality and customer service expected by our guests.
  • Under the direction of Restaurant Management, follow recipes, directions, and cook menu items in cooperation within a team environment.
  • Complete the setup and breakdown of a section, including detailed cleaning of the work area and surrounding areas.
  • Maintain the food quality to the Chef’s standards; ensure a consistent product each time.
  • Explain menu items to Front of House team members, understand allergy concerns, and answer general inquiries. Maintain accurate knowledge of all menu items and beverage programs.
  • Be a team player, assist others when and where necessary to ensure a seamless guest experience.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.

Fundamentals

  • Strong desire to continually learn and the ability to maintain a courteous demeanor.
  • Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Experience: 2+ years experience in a fine dining or upscale casual environment.
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and procedures.
  • Flexibility to work any shift, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in English required. A second language is desirable.
  • Strong organizational skills, including follow-up, time management, ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to positively communicate and interact with all hotel departments.
  • Ability to grasp, lift and or carry, or otherwise, move goods weighing a maximum of 50 lbs.
  • Study Hotels is a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug test and background check required.

About Us

The Study at University of Chicago, the third property of the Study Hotels brand, is located on the Midway Plaisance in Chicago, Illinois.

The 167-room hotel features a full array of suites, including our signature Study accommodations, a 100 seat Restaurant/Tavern, 4,700 SF of banquet/meeting space including a 2,500 SF Winter Garden, specifically designed for social events, a state of the art fitness center. The hotel offers discovery and connection areas for purposeful guest interaction, including active gallery space, cultural programming, and unique touches such as custom writing desks complete with postcards to encourage guests to connect with family and friends - postage free. Guest rooms and public spaces are filled with natural light with a bright, uplifting palette of textures and natural materials, reflective of contemporary residential living.

Eligible full-time team members are offered a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, paid time off, and paid holidays.

Study Hotels is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on age, race, religion, disability, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Potential Bonuses


Required Skills

Basic Knife Skills

Food Safety Knowledge

Grilling

Cleaning / Sanitation

Sauteing

Meat Cookery

Vegetable Cookery

Fish Cookery

Portioning

Teamwork

Family Meal Preparation

Sauce Making

Food Handler Certification

Communication

Plating and Presentation

Safety Procedures Knowledge

Kitchen Equipment Use

ServSafe Certified

Following Recipes

Taking Direction and Feedback

Food Preparation

Standing for Long Periods of Time

Attention to Detail

Safety and Sanitation

Culinary Skills

Frying

Prepping Ingredients

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Part of Study Hotels

The Study at University of Chicago, the third property of the Study Hotels brand, is located on the Midway Plaisance of the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.

Our caring and attentive associates reinforce our principal belief that guest service is our highest priority. We have opportunities for energetic, service-oriented individuals who are experienced in providing efficient service and memorable experiences.

The 167-room hotel features areas of discovery and connection placed throughout for purposeful guest interaction, including custom writing desks complete with postcards to encouraging guests to connect with family and friends postage free. Guest rooms and public spaces are designed around a bright, uplifting palette, reflective of contemporary residential living.

Eligible full-time team members are offered a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, paid time off, and paid holidays.

Study Hotels is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on age, race, religion, disability, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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