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Line Cook at Blue Smoke

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Blue Smoke serves New York City’s original barbecue, inspired by the South and updated for the dynamic city we call home. Named for the curl of smoke that rises from the pit, Blue Smoke cooks up soulful barbecue and sides like Texas Beef Brisket, Chipotle Chicken Wings, and Buttermilk Biscuits. We are located in Battery Park City with an outpost at Citi Field.

Who you are:

As a Line Cook, you have a strong passion for food, technique, and an eagerness to learn more, which comes with the opportunity to build on your skills and grow as a leader in the kitchen. The ideal candidate is friendly, curious, and devoted to becoming an integral member of a team that values hard work and attention to every detail. 

What you’ll do: 

  • Display a working knowledge of all ingredients and preparation used on the menu. 
  • Consistently ensure that station mise en place is prepped, seasoned, and stocked throughout service and overall  station remains clean and organized. 
  • Effectively participates in a professionally run service period, ensuring excellence in cooking, timing, plate assembly, and communication. 
  • Maintain a calm mental athleticism while managing picks and simultaneously taking direction from expediters and culinary leaders.  
  • Promote teamwork and excellence amongst the kitchen team. 
  • Demonstrate an eagerness to refine techniques and a desire to continually learn and grow. 

What we need from you: 

  • 1+ years in a Line Cook position at a full-service restaurant, or similar experience 
  • Ability to walk or stand for long periods of time
  • English fluency and additional languages preferred, but not required 

What you’ll get from us: 

  • Hourly rate of $20-25 /hr*
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance 
  • Paid Time Off to support you with an active life outside of work 
  • Paid Parental Leave 
  • 51% dining discount throughout the USHG family of restaurants 
  • Flexible Spending Options (health care, dependent care, transit & parking) 
  • Employee Assistance Program to support overall mental wellbeing 
  • Exclusive access to primary care, mental health, and other healthcare services through Radish Health 
  • Matched 401(k) to help you invest in your future 
  • Generous Employee Referral Program 
  • Access to the USHG HUGS Employee Relief Fund 
*The above represents the expected hourly range for this position. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your experience and other job-related factors.
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