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Full-Time Line Cook

Location: Lancaster, PA
Department: Restaurant
Posted: 03-05-2018
Location Name: Pressroom Restaurant
Wage: Depends on Experience
Position Type: Full time
Shift: varies


The Pressroom Restaurant & Bar, located in beautiful & historic downtown Lancaster is seeking an experienced Full-Time Line Cook to join its creative team.

Job Summary:

The Cook is responsible for correct food preparation and consistency, taste and plate presentation as instructed by the Executive Chef.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for correct preparation, consistency, taste and presentation of food as instructed by the Executive Chef.
  • Respond to food complaints by correcting errors immediately to ensure positive guest satisfaction.  Works with and assists the service staff and management to achieve this result.
  • Perform mainly in one or more areas (sauté, grill, pantry, pizza, prep, etc) as assigned by the Executive Chef.
  • Responsible to limit food waste and reports spoilage to the Executive Chef or Sous Chef.
  • Work with other team members to complete the objective with other cooks of varying levels of culinary skill and ability.
  • Ensure that cleanliness and proper sanitation procedures are followed at all times as instructed.  Follows HACCP guidelines for holding and serving temperatures as instructed.
  • Works with purveyors on ordering and assists with checking-in deliveries and stocking.
  • Assist Executive Chef with creative input and implementation for daily specials and seasonal menu changes.
  • Work with the management team to enhance the goals of The Pressroom Restaurant on a daily basis.  Attends kitchen staff meetings.


  • A high school diploma is required with a minimum of two years experience working in a busy kitchen.  A culinary degree or skilled training in the culinary field is encouraged, but not required.
  • Ability to work six days per week and adjust hours to seasonal trends.
  • ServSafe certification is helpful.
  • Must be customer focused and have strong communication, organizational skills.
  • Basic knowledge of PC and Microsoft Office software is helpful.
  • Work with a variety of commercial kitchen equipment (ovens, mixers, knives).
  • Fast paced work environment, must be able to work irregular hours to meet customer needs.


Steinman Communications

8 W. King Street
PO Box 1328
Lancaster, PA 17608-1328