Line Cook

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Full Time


Pensacola Beach, FL

Job Title: Line Cook                         Department: Food & Beverage  

Supervisor: Kitchen Manager                       FLSA Status: Non-Exempt 

Approved By: Human Resources Approved Date: 6/27/2017 



Prepares, seasons, and cooks soups, meats, vegetables, desserts, and other foodstuffs for consumption in eating establishments by performing the following duties. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  1. Demonstrates Innisfree Hotels’ culture by creating a fun, happy, and safe work environment. 
  2. Reads menu to estimate food requirements and orders food from supplier or procures food from storage. 
  3. Adjusts thermostat controls to regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, roasters, and steam kettles. 
  4. Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipe to prepare soups, salads, gravies, desserts, sauces, and casseroles. 
  5. Bakes, roasts, broils, and steams meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods. 
  6. Adds seasoning to foods during mixing or cooking. 
  7. Observes and tests foods being cooked by tasting, smelling, and piercing with fork to determine that it is cooked. 
  8. Carves meats, portions food on serving plates, adds gravies and sauces, and garnishes servings to fill orders. 
  9. Supervises other cooks and kitchen employees. 
  10. Washes, peels, cuts, and shreds vegetables and fruits to prepare them for use. 
  11. Butchers chickens, fish, and shellfish. 
  12. Cuts, trims, and bones meat prior to cooking. 
  13. Bakes bread, rolls, cakes, and pastry. 
  14. Prices items on menu. 
  15. Performs other duties as assigned. 



To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: 

Job Knowledge – Competent in required job skills and knowledge; requires minimal supervision; uses resources effectively. 

Customer Service – Responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service ; responds to requests for service and assistance. 

Managing Customer Focus – Establishes customer service standards; monitors customer satisfaction. 

Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a positive team spirit; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed. 

Personal Appearance – Dresses appropriately for position; keeps self well groomed. 

Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time. 

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction. 

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality. 

Quantity – Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; works quickly. 

Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly. 

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education and/or Experience  

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Language Skills  

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. 

Mathematical Skills  

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 

Reasoning Ability  

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. 

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and taste or smell.  The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. 

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.