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Line Cook

One Off Hospitality Group Chicago, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Are you looking to work in a fun environment with like-minded industry pros?

We are seeking high energy, skilled Line Cooks for all of our concepts:

Big Star Wicker Park
Big Star Wrigleyville
Cafe Cancale
Dove's Luncheonette
Pacific Standard Time / The Laurel Room
The Publican
Publican Quality Meats
The Violet Hour

We offer sign on bonuses, great benefits, and more!

We're seeking individuals who are passionate about cuisine. Attention to detail and a strong work ethic are required in this position. Line cooks work together with other team members on a daily basis to ensure a flawlessly executed final product. Proficient knife skills and the ability to multi-task are also required.

Duties and Responsibilities
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • With minimal assistance, be able to set up and work multiple stations at an acceptable level.
  • With assistance, able to perform prep tasks assigned by the CDC in a timely fashion.
  • Always lead by example.
  • Prepare food items consistent quality following recipe cards, as well as production, portion and presentation standards; complete required mise en place or prep list in a timely fashion.
  • Set up station as required for all scheduled services.
  • Be prepared to work private functions, banquets, and off site events.
  • Follow manager’s direction in regard to quantity and quality of items prepped.
  • Operate, maintain, and properly clean kitchen equipment: this includes the deep fryer, wood grill, wood oven and any other restaurant owned equipment deemed part of your cleaning duties.
  • Maintain and clean your required tools.
  • Date all food containers and rotate as per policies, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures; check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up; note any out-of-stock items or possible shortages; return all food items not used to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.
  • Work harmoniously and professionally with co-workers and supervisors.
  • Work efficiently with a constant sense of urgency.
  • Prioritize safety above speed. Study and know all safety policies set forth at your location.
  • Taste all food at its various stages of preparation, most importantly just before a dish is sent to a guest. When in doubt of quality, ask kitchen manager for assistance and opinion.
  • Perform other work related tasks as required.

Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills)

  • High school education, cooking school or culinary institute education or equivalent experience preferred
  • Willingness to work mornings, evenings and weekends as required.
  • Serve safe certification required.

One Off Hospitality Group

Why Work Here?

Proven Hospitality Company with impressive industry recognition.

We're a collective of chefs, partners and creators. Our skills are varied, but our shared values are simple: bringing delicious, sustainably sourced food and a sense of genuine hospitality to the guests we're lucky enough to welcome into our concepts every day.


808 W. Lake Street, Chicago, IL 60607
Chicago, IL