Line Cook Job Description

Indian Ladder Farms is a 325-acre working farm and agritourism destination located in Altamont NY. The farm grows apples, berries, pumpkins and operates an extensive pick your own in the summer and fall as well as presses its own cider. The farm is home to a cidery and brewery, manufacturing and serving hard cider and beer with ingredients grown on the farm. Indian Ladder has an extensive farm market and bakery featuring popular items such as cider doughnuts. Indian Ladder operates two (soon to be three) kitchens, conducting farm to table foodservice in a café, tasting room & biergarten as well as catering private events on the farm. New this year will be a wood-fired pizza oven serving pizza at a third location adjacent to the new brewery. 

Position: Line Cook part time/full time/seasonal

Compensation: hourly wage commensurate with experience

Benefits: sick pay, employee discount

Job Requirements

  • Basic knife skills
  • Basic measurement skills 
  • Shows up on time, in clean uniform, maintaining good hygiene and ready to work
  • Strong communication skills
  • Working weekends and holidays

Job Responsibilities

  • Mastering cook times to maximize production
  • Working cautiously and alert (Fryers, Ovens, Grease etc.)
  • Consistent placement and organization of daily/weekly food/supply orders
  • Preparation of food including cleaning, cutting, and cooking items per Chef specifications as directed/shown
  • Cleaning maintenance of station(s) and equipment
  • Openness and willingness for critiquing and communication
  • Prepared for cross-training and adaptation for day-to-day changes (Substitutions, specials, cookouts, other site locations, etc.)

To apply send Cover Letter & Resume to:

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342 Altamont Rd., Altamont, NY 12009