JOB VACANCY: LEAD LINE COOK

The Bear, 295 Tinker Street, Woodstock NY
FOH Support
Full Time

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME TO: kate@bearsvillecenter.com

– The Bear restaurant is situated in a beautiful location beside the Sawkill Creek, on the edge of Historic Woodstock.

– Focused upon modern American cuisine, we aim to source sustainably and locally from the Hudson Valley, creating a contemporary menu showcasing the finest ingredients available, including ultra-local produce and organic meats.

– We offer an extensive selection of high quality, interesting wines chosen by wine expert Richard Truocchio

– Our service is characterized by warmth and approachability, with an unwavering commitment to excellence and a focus on creating unique experiences for guests.

– Part of the historic Bearsville Center, The Bear has an important history, having been the restaurant of choice for Bearsville Studios, one of the top 4 recording studios in the world. During those times, many international stars such as David Bowie, Bryan Ferry, and The Band would eat here regularly.

Job Description

You will work for Chef Josh Rajala and our Lead Line Cook. You will be plating up dishes and completing basic food prepping tasks. Your main duties will be preparing and cooking food in a specific station, cleaning up prep areas and making sure the kitchen is stocked.

What we need from you:

– Ability to demonstrate classic cooking techniques
– At least one year of professional kitchen experience
– Sense of urgency and comfort in a fast-paced environment
– An understanding of Department of Health food safety standards
– Strong communication and listening skills
– Ability to stay positive and calm under pressure
– 1 year full-service restaurant experience as a Line Cook or relevant position
– Culinary and/or Beverage Degree/Certification(s)
– Advanced knife skills and ingredient knowledge

Please note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. This position may be required to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the restaurant.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please e-mail careers@ushg.com for assistance.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion and belonging at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will make reasonable accommodations under applicable law for qualified individuals to enable them to perform the essential functions of the job, unless doing so would create an undue hardship for the Company.

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME TO: kate@bearsvillecenter.com