La Brasa – Cook

La Brasa in Somerville is hiring a cook.


  • Prepares food to specifications before and during unit operations
  • Properly measures and portions all food items. Complies with all portion sizes, quality standards, department rules, policies and procedures
  • Cooks all food to proper specifications in a timely manner
  • Utilizes kitchen equipment to prepare food items such as: knives, slicers, whips, pots, pans, warmers, steamers, grills, ovens, etc.
  • Ensures proper food temperatures are maintained and food is stored correctly
  • Performs opening, closing and side work duties as instructed and according proper guidelines
  • Keeps workstation, coolers and equipment clean, organized, sanitized, and sufficiently stocked
  • Follows and upholds all health codes and sanitation regulations
  • Uses waste control guidelines and records all waste on spoilage sheet


  • At least 1 year experience as a Prep Cook or Line Cook
  • Ability to read and understand recipes and food abbreviations
  • Ability to move rapidly and coordinate multiple orders
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Capable of following procedures and taking directions

Physical Requirements

  • Manual dexterity sufficient to chop, mix, blend, whip etc. a variety of foods and liquids
  • Ability to lift and carry large pans, weighing up to 50 lbs
  • Standing and walking for entire length of shift
  • Frequently required to reach up to 6-7 feet, twist at waist, bending and squatting

To apply, please send your resume to the email provided below.

Employment Type(s): Full-time
Base Pay: $20/hour

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