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Lead Line Cook
Brand: Porchlight
Req#: 433365
Updated: 03/27/2017
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Porchlight (269 11th Ave. NY, NY)
Category: Back of House
Salary: Hourly
Benefits: Full Benefits
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Job Description

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.
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