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East Cleveland, OH, USA

Job Type


About the Role

Line Cook Job Responsibilities:
Rotating Work Hours: 1030am -5pm; 430pm to 11pm

John John Seafood with Soul is open between the hours of 1100 am to 1100 pm. Days of the week are negotiable.

Food Preparation
Works independently to prepare and cook a variety of items.
Follows menus, production sheets and recipes to prepare items in the quantity needed.
Cooks hot cereals, concentrated or dehydrated soups, sauces, gravies.
Grills eggs, hamburgers, meat patties, pancakes, French toast; makes cold sandwich fillings and assembles a variety of sandwiches.
Uses a variety of methods to prepare meats, fish, and poultry including broiling, roasting, baking, frying, boiling, steaming, stewing, braising, and grilling.
Prepares food items by cutting, chopping, mixing, and preparing sauces.

Food Safety/Sanitation
Follows sanitary food handling procedures; covers, labels and dates food items; utilize or discard ingredients by expiration date.
Disassembles and assembles component parts and accessories for cleaning.
Cleans, stores, and maintains all kitchen utensils, equipment and work areas practicing a "clean as you go" concept.
Cleans and sanitizes assigned work areas: worktables, sinks, blast chillers, racks, carts.
Maintain cleanliness and complies with food sanitation requirements by properly handling food and ensuring correct storage.
Cleans and sanitizes cooking surfaces at the end of the shift.

Food Storage
Receives, rotates, and stores perishable and non-perishable items according to service policies. Removes outdated or damaged goods from stock.
Labels all food items with contents and dates per labeling guidelines.
Weighs, measures, and assembles ingredients accurately and according to standardized recipes or requisitions.
Monitor and maintain proper spacing of food products from floor, ceiling, and shelving to ensure adequate air flow and spacing of products for optimal food safety.
Sets up and stocks food items and other necessary supplies.
Performs inventory checks and completes food storage logs.

Physical Requirements: Is subject to continuous standing, walking, frequent bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling. Lifts or moves objects weighing up to 40 lbs. unassisted and occasionally lifts or moves objects weighing more than 40 lbs. with assistance of a lifting device or other workers. Manipulates cumbersome, heavy objects, such as washing stainless steel mixing bowls, pushing heavy carts on casters, or operating heavy equipment. Possesses manual dexterity to operate equipment and to handle sharp knives and blades safely. Utilizes eye-hand coordination and the ability to concentrate and react quickly to serve food and operate equipment.

Working Conditions: Performs work in areas of extremes of temperature, such as walk-in refrigeration or freezing units. Work is carried out in kitchen/dish room areas that are often hot, uncomfortable, and noisy. Environment includes exposure to extreme cold while working in walk-in refrigerators and freezers for extended periods of time to complete duties. Works with other cooks, food service workers and supervisors. Is exposed to steam, cooking odors, and noise from equipment and conversation. Is subject to hazards of cuts, bruises, strains, burns and falls in kitchen environment. Uses strong cleaning and sanitizing solutions which may frequently be skin and respiratory irritants. May have contact with customers who demonstrate verbally and /or physical aggressive behavior. Required to wear proper hair covering and clean uniform. Wear disposable gloves when handling food for service and proper protective equipment when cleaning.

May serve a probationary period

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

John John Seafood with Soul does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.


Basic written and verbal communication skills

Organizational skills

Accuracy and speed in executing tasks

Ability to work as a team member

Follows directions and instructions

Ability to stand for long periods of time

Education and Experience Requirements:

Minimum of two years of experience as a line cook or restaurant cook

SERV Safe Certificate required

SERV Safe Person in Charge preferred

Experience with various cooking methods and procedures

Complete understanding of FDA safe food temperature regulations

Familiar with industry best practices

About the Company

John John Seafood with Soul is a registered and licensed seafood dining business based in East Cleveland and Cleveland Heights, Ohio. The family- owned business is aimed at providing the freshest and healthiest seafood to its customers in a beautiful and peaceful environment.

The success of any business is dependent on the structure of the organization and the people who occupy the available role. John John Seafood with Soul has a team structure that gives room to employees to explore their creativity, feel belonged and grow through the corporate ladder of the organization. Our family has put the right structures in place that will support the growth and independence of our employees. We hire people that are qualified, honest, customer centric and are ready to work to help us build a brand that creates a household name.

John John Seafood with Soul offers high quality food and great customer service. We are a family-based restaurant, passionate about our craft and believe this sets us apart from most food & dining chains. We offer a broad variety of dining choices to fit the needs of our customers. We offer group catering services, and all meals are prepared fresh at the time of order to ensure a quality product "Come Get Some!"

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