We are accepting applications for an enthusiastic
Lead Line Cook
for full-time employment.
One of Esquire's Best Bars in America of 2016 is hiring!
We are seeking energetic and motivated individuals to work with tightly knit team.
Do you have a desire to grow? This is the path to do so in one of NYC’s top hospitality groups!
About Porchlight: Porchlight is a Manhattan bar with a Southern accent in the burgeoning West Chelsea neighborhood. Created by Danny Meyer, this is Union Square Hospitality Group’s (USHG) first stand-alone bar. Porchlight is a timeless watering hole, featuring signature and classic cocktails, exceptional Southern-inspired food and a magnetic atmosphere. From lunch or happy hour with colleagues to drinks with friends, Porchlight is a respite for neighborhood employees and residents alike, providing a gathering place inspired by the spirit of community found on porches throughout America.
Requisite Talents and Knowledge:
· The ability to lead and motivate a team
· Advanced culinary technique
· Following recipes without direct supervision
· Kitchen etiquette and safety
· Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with colleagues
· Minimum 3 years’ experience in a high volume high end kitchen
· Checks in deliveries and ensures proper storage of the deliveries
· Oversee all aspect of the kitchen when the chef isn’t present
· Helps with inventory, ordering, food costing and portion control
· Follows recipes, portion controls, pars, and presentation specifics as set by the Chef
· Restocks items as needed throughout shift.
· Keeps a clean, safe, organization work station
· Uses/maintains all equipment in station properly
· Conforms to Department of Health requirements to run an A-level kitchen
· Handles food products in a thoughtful manner, generating minimal waste
Eligibility for USHG Benefits Package:
Starting wage is $13/hr. with potential for more depending on experience
Full Health, Dental, and Vision insurance available at 90 days service.
Paid Time Off begins accumulating the moment you start.
Employee Dining- 20% discount at all USHG restaurants at 180 days service.
401(k)- matched 401(k) available at 1 year service.