COOK in Chicago, IL at Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Date Posted: 1/20/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Join our kitchen team as a COOK and
Discover what’s waiting for you at Lettuce!

Lettuce Entertain You owns and operates 120+ locations, 60+ concepts, various styles (upscale casual, polished dining, quick serve, fine dining). We’re looking for people like you: People who are caring. Great at giving the best guest service. True team players.

If that’s you, consider what you’ll get at Lettuce:

  • Culture of Caring: Caring for our people so they can care for the guest … and each other.
  • Health insurance: Medical and dental plus other options.
  • Flexible schedules: Flexible full-time and part-time jobs. True career opportunities.
  • Instant Pay: Option to receive 50% of your day’s pay when you clock out.
  • Discounts You Can Use: Restaurants, health clubs, public transit & more.
  • Excellent compensation & paid time off: Employee referral bonuses, competitive pay and 401(k).
  • Learning & Development: Orientation, training, ongoing education, internal promotions and transfers.

Take the next step in your cooking career and apply now! Some experience required. We’re eager to hear from you.

EOE. E-Verify.

Availability Needed: Breakfast, Brunch (Weekends), Lunch, Dinner, Weekends, Sundays

Job Requirements

Responsible for the preparation, production and presentation of all menu items.

Essential Functions

  • Prepare menu items according to prescribed recipes and/or special requests
  • Available to work a variety of hours, days and shifts, including weekends
  • Safely and effectively use and operate all necessary tools and equipment, including knives
  • Ability to effectively communicate in order to perform and follow job requirements in written and spoken direction
  • Ability to multi-task calmly and effectively in a busy, stressful environment
  • Work in a confined, crowded space of variable noise and temperature levels
  • Able to move and lift up to 10 pounds, frequently move and/or lift up to 25 pounds, and occasionally move and/or lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand and walk for an entire shift and move safely through all areas of the restaurant, which may include stairs, uneven or slick surfaces

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Follow all prescribed portioning controls and par levels
  • Maintain food safety and quality standards
  • Ability to read a thermometer correctly and efficiently
  • Communicate any food delays or issues to Coordinator
  • Maintain menu item counts and communicate to Management and service staff when quantities fall below restaurant specific minimum quantity
  • Accurately account for all items coming out of the station
  • Understand and follow the food allergy procedure and special orders/restrictions
  • Comply with all safety and sanitation guidelines and procedures
  • Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Get along well with others and be a team player
  • Other duties will be assigned as nee