Position Overview

A line cook prepare different kinds of food, help kitchen workers in the preparation of food items and set up allocated stations for menu, as instructed by Chef and in compliance with standards.

They also arrange, prepare and break down the buffets and food displays while maintaining the uppermost level of hygienic standards.

Following are some standard duties and responsibilities of this professional which might be used effectively to build a line cook resume.

See also: Line Cook Cover Letter

Line Cook Responsibilities for Resume

• Set up stations and collect all necessary supplies to prepare menu for service

• Weigh and measure ingredients for cooking

• Prepare a variety of foods including meat, seafood, poultry, vegetable and cold food items

• Prepare sauces and garnishes for allocated station

• Cover, date and correctly store all food items as per safe food-handling procedures

• Inform chef in advance of likely shortages

• Serve food in keeping with the standards of establishment

• Ensure the correct temperature of food to make it attractive and tasty

• Taste all food items for quality purpose before serving

• Use food preparation tools in accordance with manufactures instructions

• Close the kitchen correctly and follow the closing checklist for kitchen stations

• Maintain an organized and sanitized work area at all times

• Make sure all storage areas are tidy and all products are stored appropriately

• Constantly use safe and hygienic food handling practices

• Return dirty food preparation utensils to the appropriate areas

• Assist staff with other duties as assigned by kitchen manager

• Cleans kitchen before and after shift

• Sanitize refrigerators and storerooms

• Operate and maintain all kinds of kitchen  appliances

• Perform record keeping and reports generation duties

• Order and take delivery of food and supplies

• Report any unforeseen circumstances, maintenance needs or faulty equipment to the manager

• Maintain outstanding working relationships with staff, guests and supervisors