Highly Likely

Kitchen Line- Highland Park

Full-Time in Los Angeles, CA - BOH - $18.00 - $30.00 / hr

Job brief

We are looking for a professional Line Cook to prepare food to the exact chef’s specifications and to set up stations for menu. Line Cook duties will consist of assisting the executive and kitchen manager with their daily tasks.


  • Set up and stocking stations with all necessary supplies
  • Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
  • Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff
  • Answer, report and follow kitchen manager's instructions
  • Clean up station and take care of leftover food
  • Stock inventory appropriately
  • Ensure that food comes out simultaneously, in high quality and in a timely fashion
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers

Requirements and skills

  • Proven cooking experience, including experience as a Line Chef, Restaurant Cook or Prep Cook
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Familiar with industry’s best practices

Frequently asked questions

What does a Line Cook do?

A Line Cook prepares food and makes sure Servers deliver each dish to customers in a timely manner. A Line Cook is responsible for that station’s workflow and getting meals out on time. They oversee the cooking process from start to finish and determine how much time each step requires.

What are the duties and responsibilities of a Line Cook?

Line Cooks must know all the steps for their station to time their food preparation steps correctly. They get food and components ready for cooking by frying, grilling, baking, or sautéing. A Line Cook must set up and stock their cooking area with all the essential items.

What makes a good Line Cook?

A successful Line Cook pays close attention to detail and utilizes active listening skills to follow the process their Kitchen Manager provides. They always keep their station clean, tidy, and well-stocked to ensure food safety and high-quality dishes.

Who does a Line Cook work with?

A Line Cook works with the Kitchen Manager and other Line Cooks. The Chef will give the Line Cook their duties and assignments at the start of the shift. Line Cooks also work with other Line Cooks to sync preparation times and ensure food makes it out of the kitchen on time.