Kitchen Back of House- All positions

Graeagle, CA

Longboards Bar & Grill is now hiring for the 2024 season.  

We are seeking highly motivated and skilled Kitchen, Back of House, ALL POSITIONS:  Chef, Prep/Line Cooks , Sous Chefs to join our culinary team at Longboards Bar & Grill. If you have a passion for cooking, a creative flair, and excellent attention to detail, this is the perfect opportunity to grow your career in the culinary industry. As a Prep/Line Cook, you will play a key role in ensuring the smooth operation of our kitchen, contributing to the exceptional dining experience we strive to provide for our guests.

Job Title: Prep & Line Cook

Location:Longboards Bar & Grill Graeagle, CA

Job Type: Full-time/Part-time


1. Food Preparation: Prepare ingredients by chopping, slicing, and measuring according to the recipes and standards set by the Head Chef.
2. Assist in organizing and maintaining a clean and stocked kitchen, including stocking ingredients, utensils, and cookware for efficient operations and smoother service.
3. Cooking and Assembly: Follow recipes and cook instructions to prepare meals and ensure consistency in taste, flavor, and presentation. Assemble dishes quickly and efficiently.
4. Station Setup: Set up stations, greasing and preparing equipment, ensuring that all tools and equipment are properly cleaned and sanitized.
5. Quality Control: Ensure that all dishes adhere to quality standards, paying attention to portion sizes, presentation, and taste.
6. Assist Other Cooks: Collaborate with other kitchen team members, including the Head Chef and Sous Chef, to ensure efficient workflow and timely food preparation. Offer assistance during peak hours or when another team member requires help.
7. Adherence to Health and Safety Regulations: Follow all health and safety standards, including proper food handling, storage, and sanitation practices.
8. Menu Development: Collaborate with the culinary team to create innovative dishes, suggest improvements, and provide feedback on existing recipes.
9. Cleaning and Maintenance: Perform cleaning duties, such as washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, sweeping, mopping, and taking out trash, as assigned, to maintain kitchen cleanliness and organization.
10. Upkeep of Inventory: Monitor inventory levels of ingredients and supplies and communicate replenishment needs to the Head Chef or appropriate supervisor.

1. Professional Experience: Previous experience working as a Prep Cook, Line Cook, or in a similar role in a restaurant or hospitality environment is preferred.
2. Culinary Skills: Sound knowledge of food preparation techniques, including chopping, slicing, grilling, sautéing, and frying. Familiarity with a wide range of cooking utensils and tools. Ability to follow recipes accurately and consistently.
3. Physical Endurance: Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, stand for extended periods, lift heavy pots, pans, and containers, and tolerate exposure to heat and steam.
4. Culinary Education (Preferred): A degree or diploma in Culinary Arts, or similar field, is advantageous but not mandatory.
5. Adaptability: Flexibility to work different shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as required by the restaurant's operation hours.
6. Team Player: Strong communication skills and the ability to work cohesively as part of a team. Willingness to assist colleagues when needed and take instructions from superiors.
7. Attention to Detail: Excellent precision and accuracy in food preparation, plating, and portioning. Keen eye for detail to ensure consistency and quality.
8. Safe Food Handling: Knowledge of food safety and sanitation standards, including proper handwashing techniques, temperature control, and cross-contamination prevention.

* Licenses & Certifications* Preferred - Food Handler Card - HRLY

Join our team as a Prep/Line Cook and embark on a fulfilling culinary journey in a dynamic and welcoming environment. Apply now to be a part of our passionate and talented team!

WORKING CONDITIONSThe working conditions described below are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job.

  • Work indoors and/or outdoors, exposed to hot and/or cold surfaces, steam, and wet floors
  • Work in an environment that is subject to varying levels of noise, crowds and smoke, the severity of which depends upon guest volume
  • Fast paced, high volume, full service restaurant
  • Work varied shifts to include days, nights, weekends and holidays

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThe physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

  • Ability to walk long periods of time
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to use hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Ability to repeat the same movements for long periods of time
  • Ability to understand the speech of another person
  • Ability to speak clearly so listeners can understand
  • Ability to push and lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

DISCLAIMERThis job description is a summary of duties, which you as a Prep, Line Cook are expected to perform in your normal course of work. It is by no means an all-inclusive list but is merely a broad guide of expected duties. You should understand that a job description is neither complete nor permanent; it can be modified at any time with or without notice.