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Cook I (Lead Cook) |

Posted February 5, 2019

As a Cook I, you will hold a crucial position at Americano, our vibrant casual Italian restaurant located in the heart of Historic Downtown Dallas. You will work independently, under minimum supervision, and will be preparing delicious meals according to our recipes and plating specs which are so important for creating a memorable dining experience. You will be responsible for prepping, cooking and dressing dishes, while supporting the Sous-Chef’s efforts to improve the general quality of the cuisine served.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Deliver dishes that are cooked according to the recipe and plating specs
  • Set up workstations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment
  • Prepare ingredients to use in cooking (peeling, chopping, julienne cutting, brunoise dicing, cross chopping, etc)
  • Cook food in various utensils or grillers (stir frying, grilling, roasting, baking, sautéing, poaching, simmering, etc)
  • Ensure attractive presentation and quality of all food and dishes
  • Ensure that food comes out simultaneously, in high quality and in a timely fashion
  • Keep a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen
  • Assist Sous-Chef efforts to improve general quality of the cuisine served
  • Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by supervisor

KEY SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Elevate cooking knowledge
  • Mastery of protein and vegetable cookery
  • Superb knife skill
  • Knowledge of order/fire system
  • Available to work a varied schedule that will include evenings and weekends 
  • Will have a passion for food and fresh ingredients
  • Operate with passion, respect, integrity, dedication and empowerment to all internal and external guests

THE JOULE'S COMMITMENT

As a Full Time Joule Ambassador you will be entitled to our exclusive company benefits 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance plans
  • 401k (with company matching up to 6% of your contribution, and 100% vested immediately)
  • 10 Days of Vacation + 5 Sick Days + 1 Personal day + 6 national paid holidays
  • Preferred Hotels, Award Winning Restaurants, Exclusive Spa and Gym discount programs
  • Parking/DART discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Company paid benefits at no cost for you:

  • Basic Employee Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • One hot meal when on shift
  • Ambassador recognition programs and events

Americano

Restaurant

Americano is a vibrant, casual Italian restaurant with a prime location on Main Street adjacent to The Joule. The experience, full of whimsy, is an inviting atmosphere punctuated by Americano’s eclectic design inspired by 1960’s Italian cinema. Some of the menu features include hand-made pastas, neapolitan pizzas, and creative takes on classic Italian-American dishes. With a flexible outdoor patio space, Americano is a go-to spot for an assorted audience and perfect for large and small parties. From a celebratory al fresco meal, to a cozy corner for two, or a seat at the bustling bar, Americano offers an array of dining options.

Americano

1530 Main Street

Dallas, TX 75201

Telephone (214) 261-4600