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The Perfect Line Cook Job Description

Line Cook Job DescriptionHey Restaurant Managers!

Do you need to hire but you have major writer’s block?

Here is a job description to help you get started on hiring a new Line Cook!

They can be pretty hard to find!

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Job Title: Line Cook at COMPANY NAME

NAME in LOCATION is interviewing candidates for Line Cook positions.

Candidates should have professional kitchen experience, including working a hot line and grill. 

Key Requirements:

  • Experience in full service restaurant is desired
  • Understanding of cooking methods, ingredients and equipment
  • Solid references
  • Flexible schedule
  • Task-driven individual


  • Cooking and preparing all menu items in accordance standards set by the Chef 
  • Stocking and maintaining sufficient levels of food on the line
  • Food preparation and portioning prior to service
  • Maintaining a clean and sanitary work environment
  • Ability to lift 60 lbs and stand for long periods of time

To Apply:

  • Submit resume detailing your experience
  • Submit a cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit

* You must be legal to work in the United States.

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Caileen Kehayas

Caileen is the Director of Marketing at Proven. When she is not blogging or tweeting, she likes to hit the nearest trail for a run, take her camera on a trip or curl up with a good book.

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