Line Cook Job Description

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Line Cook

Line Cook responsibilities

  • Setting up and stocking stations with all necessary supplies
  • Preparing food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
  • Cooking menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff

Line Cook Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a professional Line Cook to prepare food to the exact chef’s specifications and to set up stations for menu. Line Cook duties will consist of assisting the executive and sous chef with their daily tasks. The successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to our customer satisfaction and acquisition goals.


  • Set up and stocking stations with all necessary supplies
  • Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
  • Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff
  • Answer, report and follow executive or sous chef’s instructions
  • Clean up station and take care of leftover food
  • Stock inventory appropriately
  • Ensure that food comes out simultaneously, in high quality and in a timely fashion
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers


  • Proven cooking experience, including experience as a Line Chef, Restaurant Cook or Prep Cook
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Familiar with industry’s best practices
  • Culinary school diploma

Line Cook Job Description Examples

Line Cook • BJ's Restaurants and Brewhouse

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Job Details

Level: Entry...

Job Location: Yosemite CA - Yosemite National Park, CA

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: High School

Salary Range: $18.00 - $20.00

Job Shift: Any

Job Category: Restaurant - Food Service

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The line cook is responsible for the daily preparation of food items in the kitchen. Will also be responsible for helping to clean and organize kitchen at end of service...

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Line Cook & Prep Cook • Napa Yard

Title:LINE COOK / BUTCHER, PREP COOK, SAUTE AND GRILL...(Hot Line)Reports to:Kitchen ManagerOver Time:Non-exempt

Summary of Position:Accurately and efficiently cook meats, fish, vegetables, soups and other hot food products as well as prepare and portion food products prior to cooking. Also perform other duties in the areas of food and final plate preparation including plating and garn...

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