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Line Cook

Impact Kitchen

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted May 11, 2018.

Job Description

We all strive to make a positive IMPACT for ourselves every day.

At our core, everyone also wishes to make a positive IMPACT in our community. At IMPACT KITCHEN, we believe in it so much, that those very words are part of our core values. We are always looking for young, enthusiastic, energetic people to join our team. Though we are not a ‘full service’ restaurant, we need people who can excel in customer service, multi tasking must be a strength and believing in and/or living our core values is important. We offer part time and full time employment. If health and wellness is your career choice, or maybe it’s the hospitality industry, we believe that both constant personal and professional growth are vital to the success of an individual’s development. At IMPACT, we provide and encourage all of our employees with both opportunities and support. We look forward to adding your energy to our team and helping us make a positive IMPACT everyday!

OVERVIEW OF POSITION

As proper food handling and safety is of the utmost importance, a primary role of the line cooks is to monitor sanitation, food quality, and food freshness. This position is highly physical; therefore, individuals must possess a strong level of physical stamina. Candidates must have previous line experience and some formal culinary training is desirable. Ideal candidates are both efficient and effective employees who possess superior time management skills and communication skills, are team players, and thrive in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.

Reports to: (BOH) Back of House (MOD) Manager on Duty

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Preparation, production and execution of menu items and food quality standards according to detailed recipes and instructions
  • Receiving and storage of deliveries as related to the kitchen
  • Effective storage, management, and safe rotation (FIFO) of all products
  • Cleaning, sanitation and maintenance of kitchen equipment, food production spaces and delivery areas
  • Strict adherence to company, municipal and provincial guidelines as they are related to food safety and safe workplace environments

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 1

    – 2 years of kitchen experience in a QSR or similar environment with a general understanding of cooking fundamentals and practices

  • Strong understanding of food safety and public health practices
  • Ability to execute and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to multitask when required
  • Ability to communicate effectively, respectfully and work well with others in a team based setting
  • Ability to lead in the points mentioned above
  • Be able to work in a standing position for extended periods of time
  • Availability to work days, evenings, and weekends as business demands
  • Food Handlers is an asset but not required
  • Ability to lift up to 50 LBS

WHY WORK AT IMPACT?

  • Grow with us! As Impact grows there will be new leadership opportunities, including salaried positions. We will always look to promote from within, providing mentorship and development along the way.
  • #TEAMIMPACT Calling all team players!

    We value all of our employees and recognize that we can accomplish so more when we work together.

  • Mission & Values Impact kitchen provides meaningful employment, from our nutritionally based menu and food philosophy, to our values that guide all aspects of the business
  • Vegan & Paleo – opportunity to learn more about these diets & nutrition in general
  • Team Perks include:
    • Tips shared equally between all hourly employees (BOH & FOH)
    • 50% Discount on Impact brand purchases
    • Free Impact staff fitness classes
    • Fun monthly staff social events, including: team sports, open mic nights, knit nights, charity events, and staff-led workouts

How to Apply