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Happy Cooker Line Cook in Georgetown, Colorado

Station Set Up. The line cook is responsible for preparing his or herstation before the start of each service. The line cook must make sure thatall the supplies that will be needed for the night are available and ready foruse. This can include preparing some items in advance, or performingsimple tasks such as stocking the station with plates and bowls.Prepping Food. The line cook will be asked to prep food for service eachday. This can mean chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparingsauces. Depending on the needs of the kitchen, the line cook may also beasked to prepare items for other stations or for special events.Cooking. During meal service, the line cook is responsible for preparingthe items requested from his or her station. This requires working withother cooks in the kitchen to make sure that food is ready at the righttime, in the right order so that it arrives at the customers table ready toeat and at the right temperature. A line cook will often be directed by aSous Chef or Executive Chef as he prepares food.Clean Up. At the end of service, the line cook is responsible for cleaninghis or her station, and may be asked to help other cooks clean up theirstations. This means disposing of garbage, cleaning utensils, pots,and pans, and cleaning cooking surfaces. The line cook will also beresponsible for taking care of left over food, whether that means disposingof it, returning unused items to the correct inventory location, orstoring cooked goods for use at another service.Stocking. The line cook is also called on to unload delivery trucks andstore inventory correctly. This can mean stocking pantries or walk inrefrigerators, or simply inventorying items and reporting to the ExecutiveChef

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