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Line Cook
Zeitlin's Delicatessen
433 West Van Buren Street, Chicago, IL
Zeitlin's Delicatessen hiring Line Cook in Chicago, IL

Zeitlin's Delicatessen hiring Line Cook in Chicago, IL

Zeitlin's DelicatessenMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: May 19, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

Zeitlin's Delicatessen is a Jewish Deli that uses the city of Chicago as our inspiration.  Started by two brothers, Zeitlin’s focusses on classic Ashkenazi Jewish cuisine using local produce, grains, and ingredients.  The team is expanding prodution and service hours.  We are actively looking for new team members to work as line cooks and prep cooks.

We are going to one day have our own Jewish Deli brick and mortar, bakery, and are eager to feed the needy.

Job Description: 

We are looking for someone with a great attitude, a kind heart, and strong work ethic.  Being on time is important and we value integrity across the board.  We bake, cook, and produce top quality food and desire to showcase the beauty of the Jewish Deli.  Early mornings are mandatory.  Full time work available.  Looking for people to grow with the Deli.  

Overview: The team member role is in charge of producing and maintaining exceptional quality of bread, bagels, and prepared foods.  The cooks role will be to possess proficient cooking and baking skills while maintaining an organized station.  The team member will be responsible for weighing out recipes, organizing the kitchen, and preparing Zeitlin’s food related items, from bagel sandwiches, pastries, salads, deli meats, entrees, and much more.  The team member will report to the baking manager and owner. Above all, the team member must do all to contribute to a positive work environment as set forth by the culture and values of Zeitlin's Delicatessen.

Essential Job Functions:

Food

  • Weigh out, prepare, and organize food to be sold at markets and wholesale
  • Communicate with the manager of product needs related to menu items
  • Follow the managers directions to execute food at the highest quality level
  • Prep food products according to weekly orders.  
  • Work service making sandwiches, sides, and prepared foods
  • Lead the staff in following the standards for proper food handling 
  • Use proper rotation, first in first out, checking for quality, preventing food waste

 Health & Safety

  • Contribute to the general cleanliness of the kitchen and the equipment
  • Observe good sanitation practices and safety procedures at all times 

Employee Relations

  • Cultivate and maintain professional work relationships with all other employees through a positive and team-driven work effort
  • Contribute on a regular basis to providing organizational support
  • Communicate clearly and professionally with other employees inventory and mise en place
  • Assist the Chefs in managing stations

Other Requirements

  • Understand how to use, operate, and care for all kitchen equipment
  • Check out with the supervising chef at the end of each shift to communicate any issues or needs the chef needs to be aware of
  • Arrive as scheduled for shifts and all meetings
  • Maintain uniform cleanliness and proper attire at all times without exception

Experience / Skills:

  • High school diploma encouraged
  • Proficient knife-skills
  • Excellent knowledge of cooking terms, techniques, and recipes
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  • Serve Safe Food Handlers Certificate required
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and recipes.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or fellow employees.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk, and hear.  The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms. 
  • Cultivate and maintain professional relationships with all employees through a positive and team-driven work effort
Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($20.00) * Experience is required.

(Opportunity to Qualify For) 
Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Commuter Benefits, Wellness Program

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($20.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Commuter Benefits, Wellness Program


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

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


Required Skills

Great Attitude

Kind Heart

Strong Work Ethic

Proficient Cooking and Baking Skills

Organizational Skills

Food Preparation

Food Handling

Sanitation Practices

Teamwork

Communication Skills

Knife Skills

Ability to Lift and Carry Up to 50 Lbs

Serve safe food handlers certificate

Ability to Read and Interpret Documents

Ability to Speak Effectively Before Groups

Ability to Use and Care for Kitchen Equipment

Maintain Uniform Cleanliness and Proper Attire

Professional Relationships

Time Management

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Part of Zeitlin's Delicatessen

Hand-crafted artisan recipes take time to create. If you are seeking wholesome food in your life, Zeitlin's is here for you! All our breads, condiments and meals are prepared with quality ingredients, and we partner with local vendors whenever possible.

We offer authentic & innovative recipes inspired by Chicago, baked for all.

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