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Line Cook
Argot
2349 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL
Argot hiring Line Cook in Chicago, IL

Argot hiring Line Cook in Chicago, IL

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Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: May 17, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

General Description: The Line Cook is responsible for ensuring that the culinary & operating standards of Argot are executed within the restaurant. They need to be well versed in the menu and food offerings and know how to cook and plate dishes in a timely manner. They also need to be familiar with and drive sanitation regulations, as well as showcase those standards within the operation.

Key Responsibilities

Service and Maintenance

  • Checks production schedule and pars and establishes priority items for the day.
  • Prepares all menu items following recipes and yield guides, according to department standards in a time efficient manner.
  • Restocks items that were depleted during the shift.
  • Communicates with Front of House to manage timing of courses, any guest feedback, etc.
  • Updates knowledge and skills by participating in staff training opportunities.
  • Is a team player—supports and assists fellow team members whenever possible.
  • Completes other duties as assigned by management. 
  • Communicates all necessary guest information with the team to set everyone up for success (allergy alerts, VIPs, special requests, celebrations, etc.)

Sanitation, Hygiene, and Safety

  • Maintains sanitation to Department of Health standards; keeps work area clean and organized. 
  • Maintains and strictly abides by state sanitation/health regulations and restaurant requirements and procedures.
  • Maintains complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment; uses equipment and tools only as intended, properly and safely.
  • Inspects the cleanliness and organization of the line and workstations; rectifies any deficiencies.
  • Inspects the cleanliness and working condition of all tools, equipment and supplies, ensuring everything complies with standards.
  • Informs manager on duty immediately of any DOH or OSHA/workplace safety violations.
  • Maintains proper storage procedures as specified by Department of Health requirements.

Additional Skills and Responsibilities

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • The ability to define and effectively solve a variety of changing situations under stress; ability to adapt to changing circumstances.  
  • Passion for exceptional hospitality, food, and beverages.
  • Self-driven, results-oriented; ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.  
  • Flexible work schedules, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • May be required to lift, carry, push, or pull heavy objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Kneel, bend, or stoop, ascend or descend stairs; be on feet for extended periods of time.
  • Working in an environment that may be exposed to hazardous equipment and situations and conditions that produce cuts or minor burns.
  • Exposed to hot and cold temperatures, such as when working near ovens or retrieving food from freezers.
  • Sometimes wear protective and safety attire, such as gloves.

Experience/Education

  • Minimum 1+ years’ experience as a line cook in a high-volume restaurant
  • Understands DOH safety standards

Argot provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Commuter Benefits, Dining Discounts


Required Skills

Advanced Knife Skills

Menu Knowledge

Menu Planning

Food Safety Knowledge

Food Preparation

Basic Knife Skills

Plating dishes

Cleaning / Sanitation

Guest Service

Time Management

Sauteing

Organization

Grilling

Prepping Ingredients

Team Player

Meat Cookery

self driven

Sanitation regulations

Physical Stamina

Vegetable Cookery

Hygiene Standards

High Volume Cooking Experience

Frying

Safety Procedures

Teamwork

Equipment Maintenance

Portioning

Problem Solving

Positive Attitude

Communication

Adaptability

Food Handler Certification

Physical strength (lifting heavy objects)

Plating and Presentation

Can Lift Up to 50 Lbs

Attention to Detail

Work In a Fast-Paced Environment

Sauce Making

Knife Skills

Safety and Sanitation

Food Prep

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French

Wine Bar

Part of Verve Wine

Argot in partnership with Verve Wine is on a mission to spread the love and discovery of good wine, inspire passion, and build community. Argot is a bistro inspired restaurant with classic French influence on it's cuisine and a wine list that spans the globe to meet every palette.

We believe the most memorable bottles of wine in our lives have less to do with what’s inside the bottle and more to do with who you share it with and why you're gathered. Our hospitality and excitement around wine is what sets us apart in pulling back the curtain to good wine enhancing any night out, celebration, or gathering.

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