Line Cook

Bardstown Bourbon Company
Job Description
Position: Line Cook (part-time)
Shift:  Flexible Hours – Frequent evenings, weekend shifts (Friday, Saturday, Sunday),
and holidays required.
Job Description/Responsibilities
This position requires the following:
  • Must be able to work well under pressure in a demanding environment.
  • Must work quickly and accurately during busy periods, such as weekends and evenings.
  • Carve and trim meats such as beef, veal, ham, pork, and lamb for hot or cold service, or for sandwiches.
  • Observe and test by tasting all types of foods, including all meats (beef, pork, lamb, etc.) and fish (tilapia, halibut cod, sole, etc.) to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently.
  • Maintain the highest health standards, sanitation, and cleanliness in the beverage/bar area to meet local, state, and government guidelines.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Helps to minimize food costs/waste through proper portioning by communicating with the front of the house to keep tabs on how many guests have eaten, how many more might be expected, and when.
  • Cook dinner in such a manner that all guests will eat food that is safe, fresh, visually appealing, hot, and good tasting. Maintain that high standard throughout the shift.
  • Maintain safety and freshness of products in the kitchen by putting them away when not in use.  Mark and date (day in) all foods stored in coolers.
  • Ensure all products are in stock for the following day and defrost any if necessary.
  • Prepares mise en place for the next day to ensure the safest and efficient service.
  • Prepare a prep list of anything needed for the following day that wasn’t completed during the shift.
  • Assists in maintaining the food and supply inventory par counts by writing on the order list when food or supplies begin to become low before the restaurant is out of an item.
  • Ensures that dishes, utensils, pots, and pans are washed clean and stored properly. Washes dishes when necessary.   Everything must be properly stored by the end of the shift.
  • Thoroughly cleans up after the shift.  This means all food stored appropriately, dishes, utensils. Pots and pans cleaned and stored, all surfaces cleaned and sanitized.
  • Commitment for the Company’s ISO program including the quality and food safety of our products.
  • Maintains cleanliness in kitchen daily, weekly, monthly.  This means that in addition to daily duties all shelving, appliances, containers, and floors, etc. must be cleaned, as needed.
The successful candidate will have:
  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Ability to speak fluent English.
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Experience in food preparation
  • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and problem-solving abilities
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to multi-task and work in stressful situations.
  • A proven track record of dependability is essential.
  • Must be an excellent team player
Physical requirements
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. 
  • Required to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to work in hot, humid, and close environments.
  • Use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.
  • Required to walk; sit; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Occasionally required to climb or balance.
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds on a regular basis from floor to shoulder.
The Bardstown Bourbon Company is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of The Bardstown Bourbon Company to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees, without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.
Company/Location Overview
The Bardstown Bourbon Company is a celebration of the art of making whiskey and the community responsible for helping bring it to the world. No secrets. No hidden recipes. Located on 100 acres of active farmland in the “Bourbon Capital of the World,” the Bardstown Bourbon Company is the largest new distillery in the country that will:
  • Produces high-quality, authentic Kentucky bourbon, whiskey, and rye brands.
  • Offers custom whiskey production for distillers and non-distilling brand owners interested in creating new whiskey products and improving the quality and scale of their current brands.
  • Provides a completely unique, entertaining, educational, and interactive destination experience for visitors on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.
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