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Prep Cook
Lardon / Union
2200 North California Avenue, Chicago, IL
Lardon / Union hiring Prep Cook in Chicago, IL

Lardon / Union hiring Prep Cook in Chicago, IL

Lardon / UnionMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($17.00 - $20.00)
Expired: May 3, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Meadowlark Hospitality is looking to expand our team and seeking a strong Prep Cook.
The Prep Cook will work with our chef team to preform daily food prep for dishes within our 3 unique concepts that are intertwined within the same building. Because of this, a successful Prep Cook must be very knowledgeable about their specialty, as well as culinary functions in general.   

About Us:

Lardon (Michelin Bib Gourmand 2022 & 2023), highlights cured meats, artisanal cheeses, sandwiches and coffee in an old world style café environment. Our newly launched dinner service is our take on coastal French fare, with Midwestern sourced ingredients.  Rooted in the Logan Square neighborhood, Lardon is looking for a dedicated and driven executive chef who enjoys fostering a team environment and communicating our passion for artisanal food and drinks. Our cured meat and whole animal butchery program has become respected across the city, focusing on all salumi made in house in our one-of-a-kind curing room. Eclectic worldly wines, apertivo cocktails, amari, and local beers are hand selected to be paired with our one of a kind menu.

Union (Michelin Bib Gourmand 2023) is a community-centric love letter to the pride and joy of Midwest: beer and food. Adding to the diverse lineup of outstanding bars and restaurants in Logan Square, this uniquely Chicago concept pays homage to one of the world’s best cities for beer. The beer program is complemented by our New American cuisine by way of seasonally focused, shareable plates for any occasion. 

The Meadowlark (Chicago Eater's Best Bar 2023), is an intimate, dimly lit cocktail haven that exudes vintage Chicago charm. Comfortably seating 30, friends, neighbors, industry vets and visitors alike are invited to grab a seat around the bar to immerse themselves in The Meadowlark’s rotating creative cocktail menu.  As with all Meadowlark Hospitality projects, craftmanship and meticulous attention to detail are paramount. Drinks take center stage with an apothecary-style approach to the art of the cocktail. Our rotating conceptual based menu featuring unique spirits, house made bitters, tinctures, infusions, as well as fresh-pressed juices, market-driven, and seasonally rotating ingredients.

About Us:

Meadowlark Hospitality strives to create an environment that promotes transparency, authenticity and passion in all endeavors. We want to have a kick-ass team of people working jobs they love, learning something new along the way and finally finding a place you can call home. We are passionate about our people and our products, and looking for like–minded individuals who share the same ethos!

Who we are looking for:
-Great humans that respect themselves, coworkers and the community. 
-Industry pros that have relevant experience and passion for hospitality.
-A stellar team player that always represents the character of the company.
-Someone who seeks both personal and professional growth.
-A genuine, kind person with passion for service.
-Someone who has the willingness to roll up their sleeves and contribute to the overall welfare of the team: no job is too small! 
-Someone who takes pride in the products and services offered at their place of work. 
-Someone who maintains an awareness of all product knowledge information and information on the history of the restaurant.
-Someone who enjoys crushing every service.

Responsibilities: Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Preperation of food for all concepts
  • Communication and establishment of dish pars
  • Knowledge of all culinary functions in the kitchen
  • Trouble-shooting any problems that may arise
  • Enforcing strict health and hygiene standards in the kitchen
  • Station maintenance and cleanliness
  • Maintain a positive, pleasant, attitude every shift
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Requirements:

  • Available to work various shifts throght the week, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to walk and stand during entire shift.
  • Ability to continuously reach, bend, lift, carry, stoop and cut.
  • Ability to remain stationary for long periods of time.
  • Frequent washing of hands
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Hazards may include, but are not limited to, cutting, burning, slipping, tripping

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Culinary degree and/or 2 yrs experience
  • Culinary knowledge and skills
  • Organizational skills and multi-task oriented

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($17.00 - $20.00)


Required Skills

prep food

Communication

Knowledge of Culinary Functions

Troubleshooting

Enforcing Health and Hygiene Standards

Maintaining Station Cleanliness

Positive Attitude

Ability to Work Various Shifts, Weekends, and Holidays

Physical Abilities Such as Standing, Bending, Lifting, Carrying, Stooping

Ability to Remain Stationary for Long Periods

Frequent Hand Washing

Ability to Lift 50 lbs

Organizational Skills

Multi Task Oriented

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Part of Meadowlark Hospitality

Lardon (Michelin Bib Gourmand 2022 & 2023), highlights cured meats, artisanal cheeses, sandwiches and coffee in an old world style café environment. Our newly launched dinner service is our take on coastal French fare, with Midwestern sourced ingredients. Rooted in the Logan Square neighborhood, Lardon is looking for a dedicated and driven executive chef who enjoys fostering a team environment and communicating our passion for artisanal food and drinks. Our cured meat and whole animal butchery program has become respected across the city, focusing on all salumi made in house in our one-of-a-kind curing room. Eclectic worldly wines, apertivo cocktails, amari, and local beers are hand selected to be paired with our one of a kind menu.

Union (Michelin Bib Gourmand 2023) is a community-centric love letter to the pride and joy of Midwest: beer and food. Adding to the diverse lineup of outstanding bars and restaurants in Logan Square, this uniquely Chicago concept pays homage to one of the world’s best cities for beer. The beer program is complemented by our New American cuisine by way of seasonally focused, shareable plates for any occasion.

The Meadowlark (Esquire’s Best Bars List 2023 & Eater Chicago Best Bar of 2023), is an intimate, dimly lit cocktail haven that exudes vintage Chicago charm. Comfortably seating 30, friends, neighbors, industry vets and visitors alike are invited to grab a seat around the bar to immerse themselves in The Meadowlark’s rotating creative cocktail menu. As with all Meadowlark Hospitality projects, craftmanship and meticulous attention to detail are paramount. Drinks take center stage with an apothecary-style approach to the art of the cocktail. Our rotating conceptual based menu featuring unique spirits, house made bitters, tinctures, infusions, as well as fresh-pressed juices, market-driven, and seasonally rotating ingredients.

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