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Line Cook
Smoque BBQ
3800 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60641, United States
Smoque BBQ hiring Line Cook in Chicago, IL

Smoque BBQ hiring Line Cook in Chicago, IL

Smoque BBQMore Info

Full/Part Time • Hourly ($17.00 - $19.00) plus tips
Expires: Jun 20, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

0-1 years


Job Details
SMOQUE BBQ is currently looking for Full Time or Part Time LINE COOKS to join our team. This is a general kitchen position that is responsible for assembly and plating of customer orders. Significant prior kitchen or cooking experience is not required, but is a plus. We are willing to train someone with a good work ethic and customer service skills.

Smoque (smok) BBQ is a neighborhood kind of place that cooks up BBQ good enough to make it a true destination. We've operated in the Old irving Park neighborhood for just over 16 years. For more information on Smoque BBQ, please visit our website at www.smoquebbq.com.

Recently voted best BBQ in Illinois by Yelp!

Summary of Position
This role is more of a quality control and assembly position than a traditional cook role. Given we serve BBQ, very little cooking is actually happening on the line. The kitchen works like an assembly line with five different stations having specific responsibilities along the way. Food qualtiy, order accuracy and communication between each station is criticial to keep the orders moving throghout the busy shifts. 
 
Requirements 
  1. Must be available to be scheduled for shifts between the hours of 11am-10pm Tuesday through Sunday.
  2. Must be on time and dependable. 
  3. Weekend availability is mandatory. No exceptions. This is when we are the busiest.
  4. Responsible for food assembly functions including;
    1. Plating or bagging customer orders by reading tickets
    2. Ensuring food quality is up to Smoque BBQ standards
    3. Timely and accurate assembly of customer orders
    4. Sanitation practices and cleanliness of kitchen
    5. Other misc. tasks as assigned by the Shift Lead or Restaurant Manager
Qualifications
  1. Be able to communicate clearly and effectively.
    1. Fluency in English is required for the Line positions.
  2. Be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  3. Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time.
    1. Shifts can last anywhere from 4-10 hours, but breaks are provided according to company policies and state laws.
  4. Work well in a team environment and be willing to communicate regulary with other line staff to accomplish a common goal.
  5. Food Handler's Certification is a plus and will be required once hired.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($17.00 - $19.00) plus tips

Estimated Weekly Tips: $100

Benefits & Perks: Paid Time Off, Dining Discounts


Required Skills

Food Safety Knowledge

Food assembly

Basic Knife Skills

Plating

Timely and Accurate Order Assembly

Cleaning / Sanitation

Customer Service

Meat Butchery

Fluency in English

Communication

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Meat Cookery

Ability to Work in a Standing Position for Long Periods

Sanitation Practices

300+ Covers Per Night

Willingness to Communicate With Other Line Staff

Portioning

Food Handler's Certification (Preferred)

Lifting heavy objects

Expediting

Standing for Long Periods of Time

Customer Focused

Following Instructions

Teamwork

Time Management

Verbal Communication

Food quality control

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