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Line Cook

Cedric’s at The Shed (545 W. 30th St, NY,NY)
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Job Description

Make a meaningful impact as a Line Cook at Cedric's at The Shed!

Cedric’s is a new bar from Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group, located in The Shed—a groundbreaking arts and culture institution opening in Hudson Yards in April 2019. Open to the public and accessible via a street-level entrance on West 30th Street, Cedric’s serves a menu of cocktails, craft beer and wine, accompanied by shareable bites, sandwiches, and salads. Cedric’s draws on the creativity and inventive spirit of The Shed, offering a welcoming and laidback experience for locals and visitors alike. 

We are a Values-Driven Company that is committed to creating great work experiences for our people with lots of growth opportunities for advancement.

As an important member of our team, you’ll receive:

  • Full Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off to support you in having an active life outside of work
  • Paid Parental Leave (yes! even as an hourly employee!)
  • Dining credit and discounts throughout the USHG family of restaurants
  • Matched 401(k) to help you invest in your future
  • Access to Mentor Programs, Career Development classes, and personalized career advancement support

What You Bring to the Table 

  • Commitment to embodying our Family Values of :
    • Integrity- Doing the right things always- using sound judgment- even when no one is looking
    • Excellence- Doing what needs to be done, as well as it can possibly be done
    • Hospitality- Doing all that can be done for others- and more than is expected- in thoughtful ways that let people know you are on their side
    • Entrepreneurial Spirit- Seeing opportunities others haven’t-and creating opportunities others wish they’d thought of first 
  • Exhibit at least average knife skills in speed and accuracy to maintain a professional line cooks’ workload
  • Must have knowledge of common ingredients used in kitchens and a desire to continue to expand their repertoire
  • Display and retain knowledge of equipment use, sanitation and basic maintenance. Share in responsibility of seeking guidance if training has not been reviewed.
  • Responsible for maintaining properly sharpened knives and tools and exhibit at least average knife skills in speed and accuracy to maintain a professional line cooks’ workload.
  • Consistently ensuring that station Mise en Place is excellently prepped, seasoned and cooked to the standards taught by Cedrics’ culinary leadership team. 
  • Write and properly prioritize the day’s prep list to ensure a smooth-running service and confidently communicate any deviations from expected quality of ingredients and timing of duties.
  • Through the family value of Entrepreneurial Spirit, thoughtfully communicate any questions or ideas that might allow positive evolution of station operations.  

Skills & Requirements Qualifications

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion 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.