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Line Cook
The Diving Horse
Avalon, NJ 08202, United States
The Diving Horse hiring Line Cook in Avalon, NJ

The Diving Horse hiring Line Cook in Avalon, NJ

The Diving HorseMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: May 26, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year

Job Details


The Diving Horse is a seasonal seafood-focused BYOB located at 21st and Dune Drive in Avalon, NJ. We serve an inspired and fresh menu, with ingredients sourced from local farms and day boat fishermen. The name “Diving Horse" pays homage to the horses who used to dive off the Steel Pier in Atlantic City, NJ, in the early to mid-20th century. 

Our intimate 70-seat restaurant features a modern farmhouse atmosphere and bright, oversized windows with views of Avalon’s quaint main street. We have ample outdoor seating on a patio that holds three large picnic tables for communal seating beneath strands of vintage Edison bulb string lights.  Dinner reservations are highly recommended for indoor dining, however we also have first come first serve availability on the patio.

The Diving Horse opened in 2010 to warm recognition from critics and diners alike, and has received many honors since opening, including being named Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best Shore Hot Spot”, as well as receiving the OpenTable “Diner’s Choice” award. Our passionate and professional staff provides guests with exceptional service, seven nights a week starting at 5:00 PM.  

We are looking to add some experienced, hardworking & hospitality driven staff members to our team. We're currently hiring line cooks. Please apply with a resume.

Qualified candidates should have:
- 1+ year in a fast-paced dining establishment
- Passion for great fare and amazing service
- Comprehensive knowledge of food and beverage
- Excellent communication skills
- Personable and professional demeanor
- Strong work ethic
- Food safety knowledge

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Housing Provided

Required Skills

Advanced Knife Skills

Experience in a Fast Paced Dining Establishment

Charcuterie and Cheese Board Arrangement

Passion for Great Fare and Amazing Service

Basic Knife Skills

Comprehensive Knowledge of Food and Beverage

Dough Making

Excellent Communication Skills


Personable and Professional Demeanor

Dressing Making

Strong Work Ethic

Food Safety Knowledge

Safety Procedures Knowledge

Kitchen Equipment Maintenance


Fish Butchery

Fish Cookery


Gluten Free Cooking


Cleaning / Sanitation

Meat Butchery

Meat Cookery

Events Management

Pasta Cooking

Pasta Dough Making

Vendor Management

Sauce Making



Sous Vide

200 Covers Per Night

Vegan / Vegetarian Cooking

Prepping Ingredients

Vegetable Cookery

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The Diving Horse is a bustling BYO restaurant located at 21st & Dune Drive in Avalon, New Jersey. We serve inspired local, organic, and seasonal fare focusing on farms and fisherman from South Jersey and stretching to Lancaster, PA. The Diving Horse has received many honors since opening, including being named Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best Shore Hot Spot”, as well receiving the OpenTable “Diner’s Choice” award.