Line Cook

Alexandria, Virginia, us
Company: Potomac Family Dining Group
Category: Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
Published on 2021-06-16 10:13:14

POSITION SUMMARY: Labor orientated position primarily responsible for food preparation for guests in the restaurant according to Potomac Family Dining Group and Applebee’s brand standards.


  • Completes all assigned prep work and sets up cook station according to station
  • Maintains product presentations, product quality, and cook time
  • Prepares all menu items according to Applebee’s recipes, Plate Presentations, and
  • Maintains a clean and organized work
  • Practices safe and sanitary food handling at all
  • Cleans and sanitizes the work area before, during, and after the
  • Completes assigned daily and weekly cleaning
  • Effectively manages inventory using FIFO
  • Controls food waste, spoilage and food
  • Temps all food items per Concord
  • Receives all incoming food
  • Clocks in tickets and assures ticket cook times meet or exceed company and brand
  • General utility work as assigned including:Scrapes and pre-rinses food from dirty dishes and places them in the dishwashingWashes pots, pans and trays by hand and/orWashes work area tables, walls, refrigerator equipment, cooking equipment, andRemoves trash and garbage to the dumpsterCleans garbage cans and trashAssembles, maintains and breaks down dish

  • Broiler, Grill and Mid Stations within a kitchen
  • Weight and measurement devices
  • Cooking tools and utensils
  • Dishwashing station and equipment
  • Operation of cleaning tools such as cleaning cloths, buckets, brooms, mops, hoses
  • Pots, Pans and trays
  • Computer monitor and kitchen order management systems


  • Friendly and engaging demeanor
  • 18+ years old
  • Prior kitchen work experience preferred
  • ServeSafe Food certificate a plus
  • High School Degree or GED preferred
  • Reading, writing, basic math, and verbal communication skills required
  • Bi-lingual experience a plus
  • Reliable transportation required
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Ability to follow manager instructions and guidance
  • Ability to communicate and behave professionally at all times

  • Transport cases up to 50 pounds up to 20 times per
  • Ability to place utensils, plates, pans and cases on both high and low
  • Able to respond in emergency situations to avoid imminent danger to self and
  • Capable of using knives, slicing equipment and other food preparation
  • Mobility required during the entire
  • A good sense of balance and the ability to bend, stoop, kneel, lift, and carry up to 40 pounds on a regular and continuing
  • Standing for long periods of time, up to 4 hours per
  • Ability to speak clearly and listen attentively to employees, dining room staff, and
  • Finger and hand dexterity for using small tools and
  • Travel: Less than 5%

    WORKING CONDITIONS: Subject to wet floors, hot and damp environment, extreme temperatures, and loud noises, fast-paced.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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