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Line Cook
VENETO Ristorante Italiano
370 East 900 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA
VENETO Ristorante Italiano hiring Line Cook in Salt Lake City, UT

VENETO Ristorante Italiano hiring Line Cook in Salt Lake City, UT

VENETO Ristorante ItalianoMore Info

Full/Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Apr 12, 2023

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details


  1. Being paid a professional wage by the owners vs. relying on tips from the guests
  2. Parting ways with your cell phone during your scheduled shift
  3. Learning and following our processes, recipes, standards, etc. 
  4. Acting in a professional and positive manner
  5. Having fun

5-time recipient of Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence: 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

For professionals with a deep passion for details and luxury hospitality.

Our mission: “To surprise and delight guests with our individual pride and warmth, unapologetically authentic Northeastern Italian cuisine and unparalleled wine experiences, and VENETO-style of hospitality. The VENETO experience turns first-time guests into life-long fans.” This is why we exist and why we do what we do. We are big on professionalism, communication, preparedness, organization, details, and continuous improvement. We believe these are keys to success. 

The mottos we live by: “Guest First.” and “work hard, play hard.”

The  line cook at VENETO is expected to communicate and cooperate in a professional & positive manner with kitchen team, front of house team members. We are building a team of professionals with a passion for food & beverage. The line cook/prep cook will work closely w/chefs, front of house team & owners in providing a superior experience to all guests. 

Line Cook Responsibilities:

  • Perform basic food preparation and operate a specific station with others or individually. All duties are to be performed in accordance with restaurant operating policies, practices and procedures
  • Represent the VENETO brand in a professional and exemplary manner and promote the success of the restaurant to Guests, Team, and all other parties — from the beginning of the shift to the end (when the last guest leaves). 
  • Monitor and maintain the cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas.
  • Transport supplies and stock in designated areas.
  • Start prep work on items needed for the shift.
  • Prepare all menu items following recipes and yield guide.
  • Ensure all requisitions are processed properly and placed in designated area.
  • Properly label and date all products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation.
  • Meet w/chefs to review assignments, anticipated business levels, changes & other info pertinent to job performance
  • Complete opening duties such as setting up workstation with required place, tools, equipment and supplies.
  • Inspect the cleanliness and working condition of all tools, equipment and supplies. 
  • Check production schedule and pars as well as establish priority items for the day and inform the chefs of any supplies that need to be requisitioned for the day’s tasks. 
  • Prep work after the meal period for the next meal service. 
  • Perform all other job-related duties as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS You Bring to the Table:

  • Owner mentality 
  • Independent, self-motivated thinker
  • Dependable and trustworthy
  • Warm, clear, professional and timely communicator (verbal, written, virtual)
  • Thorough, Detail Oriented
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Gracious and pleasant demeanor with a positive attitude

Fine Dining / Italian Cuisine

  • Must have at >2-3 years experience to be considered.
  • Flexibility/ability to gracefully handle last minute changes.
  • Strong background in Italian regional cuisine, Italian culture, food history and/or familiarity w/slow food principles a plus.
  • Comfortable standing for long periods of time and be comfortable around hot surfaces and sharp knives.
  • Knowledge of the Italian language is a huge plus, but not necessary. 
  • Knowledge and proficiency of rules of food service sanitation and safety. 


  • Passion & willingness to learn new concepts and ideas. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player attitude. 
  • During good times and especially during difficult times, come together with a can-do attitude.


  • Owner Mentality
  • Punctual & Reliable
  • Ability to multi-task 
  • Valid Food Handlers
  • Obsessive attention to details
  • An appetite for providing exceptional, memorable hospitality
  • Preferably 2-3 years experience at a fine dining restaurant with similar service, guest relations and operational standards.
  • Full and open availability to work days, nights and weekends.
  • Excellent emotional self-awareness, with a clear understanding of guest and team boundaries
  • Ability to stay calm, professional, and solve problems when under pressure 
  • Ability to work well on a team and receptive to feedback and coaching.
  • Preferably 2 years experience at a fine dining restaurant with similar service, guest relations & operational standards.
  • Ability to stand for extended period of time and ability to Lift 40+ lbs.
  • Professional appearance / grooming standards appropriate for a premier fine dining restaurant
  • Learn, embody, and proudly provide the VENETO-style of service

Commitment to embodying our Family Values of:

Integrity: doing the right things always, using sound judgement, even when no one is looking.

Excellence: doing what needs to be done, as well as it can possibly be done.

Hospitality: doing all that can be done, and more than is expected, in thoughtful ways that let people know you care.

Entrepreneurial Spirit: seeing opportunities others haven’t, and creating opportunities others wish they’d thought of first.

BENEFITS You Receive as A Valued Member of Our Team:

  • Paid basic health insurance
  • Dining discount and complimentary daily family meals
  • Member of a professional, award winning, and supportive team, where you are celebrated and valued
  • Proprietary training and development opportunities


  • Proprietary training and development opportunities
  • focused on the finer details of fine dining.
  • following Italian custom, we are a non-tipping restaurant.
  • for hospitality professionals who desire a healthy environment to learn and grow.
  • committed to surprising and delighting guests with our individual pride and warmth.
  • unapologetically, authentic Italian (cuisine and customs) for guests and team — we are a non-tipping restaurant, paying professional team members professional wages with bonus opportunities tied to personal performance.
  • a destination for unparalleled wine experiences, recipient of Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence award.
  • proud to offer our unique VENETO-style of hospitality.
  • a healthy and thriving business with great opportunities for continued growth and shared successes.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dining Discounts

Required Skills


Work In a Fast-Paced Environment


Kitchen Equipment Use

Basic Knife Skills


Food Preparation

Standing for Long Periods of Time

Cooking Methods

Following Recipes


Taking Direction and Feedback

Food Safety Knowledge

Plating and Presentation

Positive Attitude

Reading Recipes

Safety and Sanitation

Can Lift Up to 30 Lbs

Cleaning / Sanitation

Organizational Skills


Quality Control

Attention to Detail

Time Management

Work Independently

Station Setup / Breakdown

Service Procedures


Problem Solving


Prepping Ingredients




Kitchen Equipment Maintenance




Critical Thinking

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The casual elegance of VENETO offers an experience that brings to life the history, culture, and traditions of the northeastern region of Italy. It's a warm, enlightening setting that leaves bodies, minds, and spirits nourished through quality, handmade cuisine.

Every dish is handmade using the freshest and highest quality ingredients; from local purveyors, premier US producers, and direct from Italy to Utah.

The year-round menu offers traditional dishes from the region of Veneto, and a new seasonal menu is offered each month. The dining experience offers unparalleled table-side wine service, with over 300 labels of wine