Apple Line Cook in Austin, Texas

Line Cook

Job Number: 86417112

Austin, Texas, United States

Posted: Jul. 17, 2017

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish.

Key Qualifications

  • Display a passion for food and cooking

  • Self-motivation

  • 2+ years of cooking experience

  • Basic understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills

  • Ability to speak clearly and listen attentively to staff, peers, supervisors, and guests

  • Ability to read and write to facilitate the communication process

  • Ability to lift pots, pans, etc; up to 50 pounds in weight


• Prepare daily entrees/items with a team of 1-3 cooks, featuring menus approved by the Sous Chefs and Executive Chef.

• Produce delicious, eye-appealing and nutritious food with assistance of station staff.

• Maintain and ensure utmost safety, sanitation, presentable cleanliness for your station, work area, and equipment used for preparation; including walk-in coolers and all storage areas.

• Assist in set-up and break–down of station.

• Adhere to the Caffe Macs General 'Job Duties and Kitchen Rules' packet, the Health Department's regulations, and the Culinary Team’s standards and expectations of food quality, freshness, and presentation.

• Support the Executive Chef, Sous Chef, and Lead Cook developing a sense of teamwork and cooperation.

• Perform additional responsibilities, although not detailed, as requested by the Chef, Sous Chef, or Kitchen Manager.

• Use traditional, made from scratch preparation methods.

• Train and develop prep cooks at your station, while leading by example for other station cooks as well.

• Understand how to properly use and maintain all equipment used. Ask Kitchen Manager or Sous Chef if you have questions about equipment safety.

• Ensure quality and timeliness of food production, using batch-cooking methods to maintain quality and freshness of product.

• Assist Lead Cook in monitoring par levels, portion control and waste, utilizing ordered product and surplus food product to minimize waste.

• Maintenance of Time and Temperature logs for your station.

• Ensure accurate labeling, dating, and rotating using the FIFO method for all raw and prepped food products.

• Report any injury, accident and/or food borne illness incident (customers and/or staff) accurately and in a timely manner to the Sous Chef.

• Respond to all comments and complaints in a positive manner and alert Sous Chef when necessary.

• Communicate with the customer honestly, accurately, and in a timely manner.

• Work the service line during peak meal hours while maintaining a responsive, approachable demeanor, displaying great customer service, in a timely manner.

• Audit all café signage prior to service to ensure proper spelling, allergens, correct ingredients, and descriptions.

• Meet all timelines for preparation.


Additional Requirements