cancan

Line Cook

Position Description

About Can Can Wonderland

Located in St. Paul’s Hamline Midway neighborhood and the Creative Enterprise Zone, Can Can Wonderland combines art and play along with inventive food, vintage soda fountain, and a full bar to create a one-of-a-kind arts and entertainment immersive environment for people of all ages to enjoy.

We offer a truly unique, 18-hole artist designed, indoor mini golf course. But Can Can Wonderland isn’t just mini golf; it’s a wonderland full of arts-based fauna and flora for you to explore and delight in! Our boardwalk is full of attractions and amusements (created by/with artists). Our two stages offer a wide array of local and regional talents. We have two bars and possibly a secret bar. We have noshes! We even have a few unicorns.

We’re looking for people who…
  • Have a guest-focused, friendly approach towards service
  • Have a passion for hospitality and providing exceptional guest service
  • Want to learn everything possible about Can Can Wonderland
  • Are passionate about our social purpose
  • Warm personality
  • Excellent ethic
  • Embody positivity
  • Love people
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Act as a Can Can Wonderland ambassador and promoter
  • Inspect and clean, and maintain food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, or serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Ensure food is stored and cooked at correct temperature by regulating temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, fryers, roasters, and other kitchen equipment.
  • Ensure freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock.
  • Knows and complies consistently with the restaurant’s standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for the quality of products served.
  • Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line stations to support a smooth service period.
  • Handles, stores, and rotates all food products and supplies according to restaurant policies and procedures.
  • Turn or stir foods to ensure even cooking.
  • Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Bake, roast, broil, and steam meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Portion, arrange, and garnish food, according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications and serve food to servers or guests.
  • Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.
  • Follow proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes.
  • Wash, peel, cut, and seed fruits and vegetables to prepare them for consumption.
  • Carve and trim meats such as beef, veal, ham, pork, and lamb for hot or cold service, or for sandwiches.
  • Assists in food prep assignments during off-peak periods as needed.
  • Substitute for or assist other cooks during emergencies or rush periods.
  • Closes the kitchen following the closing checklist for kitchen stations and assists others in closing the kitchen.
  • Attend all scheduled employee meetings and offers suggestions for improvement.
  • Coordinate with and assist fellow employees to meet guests’ needs and support the operation of the restaurant.
  • Fill-in for fellow employees where needed to ensure guest service standards and efficient operations.
  • Attend all scheduled employee meetings and offer constructive suggestions for improvement
  • Work well in a team
  • Coordinate with and assist fellow employees to meet guests needs
  • Ensure cleanliness and consistent operations throughout work area
Basic Qualifications
  • Possess a passion for hospitality and providing exceptional guest service
  • Excellent communication skills / Posseses the ability to communicate well up and down
  • Command of the English language both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of service and food and beverage
  • Excellent basic mathematical skills
  • Able to handle money
  • Able to work well under pressure in fast-paced environment
  • Able to work in a standing position for long periods of time
  • Passion for the social purpose
  • Be available to Thursday through Sunday including some evenings
  • Enthusiastic dedication and professionalism
  • Value composting and recycling
Preferred Qualifications
  • 1 year retail, sales, or bar or restaurant experience
  • Familiarity with the local Twin Cities art scene

Can Can Wonderland is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. Can Can Wonderland encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to info@cancanwonderland.com.

Any job offer is contingent upon the following:

  • Completion of a satisfactory background check
  • Satisfactory reference checks.