Full-Time Year Round and Seasonal AvailableLine Cook
Cape Elizabeth, ME

About the Property

Our success and national recognition as a leading coastal resort property are driven by the participation, commitment, and performance of our valued team members.


Achieving high levels of guest satisfaction and strong financial performance is a challenging task requiring qualified and talented associates in a wide variety of positions. We seek highly motivated, qualified candidates who embrace an innkeeping service culture and live our values - Fun, Concern for Others, Trust, Accountability and Continuous Improvement.  Our values are at the center of everything we do. We use them to make decisions and chart our course on a daily basis.


We look forward to learning more about you and thank you again for your interest in employment with Inn by the Sea.


Job Description

Skills Required:

Provide high level customer service, communicate effectively with guests and team members, follow instructions, ability to learn quickly, pay attention to detail, and maintain composure when working under pressure

Technical Skills:

  • Safe and appropriate use and operation of kitchen equipment
  • Knife skills, grill, broiler, sauté and Expediter skills; garde manger experience
  • Speed in meal production while ensuring high quality food

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to complete prep work, as well as, on some days work a station on the line
  • Know and comply with kitchen and restaurant safety and emergency procedures
  • Maintain high levels of food quality and safety
  • Handle and store food in a safe and sanitary manner in accordance with sanitation codes; date and rotate product; follow storage guidelines for raw food; use first in, first out procedures
  • Follow recipes, formulas and plate specification to provide consistency and uniformity in all meals; assist Chef as needed
  • Receive orders from servers and prepare meals as requested by the customer (timing orders to come up at the proper time – serving hot food hot, cold foods cold, while ensuring guest satisfaction.) Garnish plates
  • Prepare meals in accordance with established portion and quality control standards
  • Prepare and control food usage in order to minimize waste and control food costs
  • Prepare food for banquets as specified by function contracts
  • Maintain sanitation and cleanliness standards in the kitchen area that meet or exceed the state and local health board inspection and brand standards; maintain at all times a well organized and sanitary cooking environment
  • Set up, break down and keep work stations clean and organized at all times for the safety of all employees; including but not limited to steam table, sandwich cooler, reach-ins, grill & broiler area, fryolators, salad bar, hot buffet and sink basins
  • Respond in courteous manner to guests complaints or requests
  • Advise the Executive Chef of low inventory items and performs receiving and inventory duties as specified
  • Comply with appropriate meal checklist, rotate foods properly while maintaining an adequate supply of needed products for next shift
  • Assist Dishwasher as needed

Experience / Education:        

Minimum 6 months of experience; high school diploma and/or equivalent work experience; experience with receiving orders and inventory control helpful; Culinary Arts education preferred; Serve-Safe Certification and Allergy Awareness Training preferred

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Sea Glass
40 Bowery Beach Road
Cape Elizabeth ME, 04107

Job Overview

TITLE: Line Cook
DEPARTMENT: Food & Beverage
FT/PT: Part Time
RATE OF PAY: Nights, Weekends, and Holidays

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