Kitchen Staff - Line Cook

 

About Reverie Café + Bar

Reverie is a casual, all-day café. We serve delicious plant-based meals for lunch and dinner, a weekend brunch and local craft beer  and full coffee bar. Reverie’s new brick and mortar is scheduled to open in November of 2019. 

 

Position Details

Reverie Café + Bar seeks an experienced and enthusiastic kitchen staff member to join and help support our growing team. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, has previous experience working in a commercial kitchen, especially line cooking, and is passionate about preparing unique and delicious plant-based foods. 

 

  • Posting Date: [December 20, 2019]

  • Closing Date: We are looking to hire now and in the future. This position will remain open until Reverie has seen a diverse pool of candidates.

  • Employee Type: Full Time Positions available; some part time will be considered.

  • Reports to: Kitchen Manager

  • Compensation: Competitive based on experience. Competitive wages plus tips equates to a higher than average hourly wage. 

  • Benefits: None at this time.

  • Schedule: Flexible. Shifts may include mornings, daytimes, late evenings, and weekends. Must be able to work Sundays. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Maintain the quality and consistency of Reverie’s food by checking freshness and following all recipes and processes as instructed.

  • Efficiently prepare and plate food for customers. 

  • Manage multiple tickets and collaborate with other line cooks. 

  • Prioritize kitchen needs, update preps lists, and communicate any items of significance to other kitchen staff members and Kitchen Manager. 

  • Ensure that food orders are well presented and prepared in a timely fashion.

  • Occasionally run food to customers while keeping a pleasant demeanor. 

  • Communicate with FOH about any specials or 86’d menu items.

  • Prepare and portion food items to be used on the line. 

  • Receive food orders, stock and rotate food, notify Kitchen Manager of any foreseeable shortages.

  • Store food properly and safely, marking the date and item. 

  • Minimize waste and maintain controls to attain forecasted food costs.

  • Organize workspace to maximize efficiency. 

  • Prepare the kitchen for subsequent shifts by following checklists, cleaning stations, updating prep lists, and communicating with incoming kitchen staff. 

  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash, etc.

  • Comply with sanitation regulations and safety standards.

  • Report necessary equipment repair and maintenance to supervisor.

  • Maintain a positive attitude, actively problem solving with coworkers and supervisor. 

  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Kitchen Manager.

 

Competencies

  • Multi-tasking

  • Collaboration Skills

  • Customer Focus

  • Flexibility

  • Stress Management/Composure

  • Problem Solving

 

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age. 

  • Experience working in a commercial kitchen, especially line experience. 

  • Basic knowledge of plant-based foods and cooking techniques.

  • Good knife skills. 

  • Basic knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen.

  • Ability to read and follow specific recipes.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

  • Ability to work quickly and cleanly 

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience preparing plant-based foods in a commercial kitchen.

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of plant-based baking methods. This is in qualifications also

  • Experience working as a barista and/or bartender.

  • Experience in a fast paced kitchen 

 

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to work at a fast pace for long periods of time.

  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, climb stairs, and frequently life and carry up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to work in a kitchen environment where the employee is frequently exposed to heat, steam, and noise.

 

To Apply

Please email resume and cover letter to Kirstin@ReverieMPLS.com