Line Cook

Position Location US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita



Applied Medical is a new generation medical device company with a proven business model and commitment to innovation that has fueled our rapid business growth and expansion. Applied Medical has been developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technologies for nearly 30 years, and has earned a strong reputation in healthcare. Our dedication to delivering the highest quality products and unique business positioning provides our team members with the unique ability to contribute in a larger capacity than is possible in typical positions.

Position Description

As a Line Cook working, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities:

  • Maintain work area clean and free of clutter.
  • Adhere to food safety and sanitation per health code
  • Possess strong knife handling skills and food knowledge
  • Assist in preparing daily menu items and specials with little guidance needed
  • Effectively communicate with team regarding menu items, catering requests, deliveries and other issues in the kitchen
  • Delegate tasks to prep cooks and stewards as needed
  • Check available food supply, including cuts of meat, sauces, par-cooked items, spices, vegetables and other condiments to ensure adequate daily supply
  • Ensure that the team is adhering to recipes, presentation and high standards
  • Possess good communication skills and basic knowledge of banquet set-up
  • Ensure breakdown of station, label and store food in accordance with procedures at end of shift
  • Assists in the daily delivery and pick-up of catering orders in various locations
  • Working knowledge of sanitation, cleanliness and safe food handling practices
  • Competent at multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment and working under strict deadlines

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • 4+ years restaurant/catering/hotel experience
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and correspondence, including recipes, order sheets and schedules
  • Enthusiastic “team player” with a keen work ethic


The following skills and attributes are preferred:

  • High school diploma and culinary arts certificate or degree


  • Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
  • On-campus wellness activities
  • Comprehensive medical and dental and vision coverage
  • Education reimbursement program
  • 401(k) program with discretionary employer match
  • Generous vacation accrual and paid holiday schedule


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