Historic Taos Inn Line Cook - Full Time Taos, NM · Full time

A truly Southwestern restaurant in the heart of Taos, Doc Martin’s celebrates all that is New Mexico. Authentic dishes that are handcrafted using local ingredients


The Role

The Restaurant Line Cook is in charge of preparing their station, maintaining a clean work environment and executing their station with excellence. This integral position plays a key role in the heart of the house in safely preparing delicious food.



●       In charge of setting up and breaking down their station daily.

●       Assisting with stocking, labeling, dating, ordering, receiving and following proper food safety procedures.

●       Preparing food including cleaning and cutting the ingredients and cooking main dishes, desserts, appetizers and snacks.

●       Plating prepared foods based on the senior chef’s guidance.

●       Working with servers to ensure that orders are completed according to requests on time and in full.

●       Washing and cleaning the kitchen and cooking utensils and storing the equipment at the end of each shift.

●       Ensuring that the kitchen operation procedures and hygiene meet food safety standards and regulations.

●       Checking food prep and storage areas to ensure they don’t violate any health codes or safety regulations.

●       Ability to read and understand recipes and measurements.

Ideal Candidate

●       Working knowledge of kitchens and restaurant operations.

●       Is hard-working, has a keen attention for detail.

●       Has a positive “we can” attitude.

●       Experience in multitasking.

●       Genuine desire to be helpful: able to jump in and assist other departments when necessary.

●       Works cooperatively with others in all situations.

●       Enjoys a fast-paced environment.

●       Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills.

●       Candidate works well in a team environment.

●       Candidate is detail oriented and highly organized.

●       Candidate has excellent interpersonal, communication and people skills.

●       Works with professionalism and is self-driven.

●       Has a passion for hospitality, service, food and beverage.

Requirements & Experience

● Clear understanding of the English language (verbal and written).

● Knowledge of cooking techniques.

● High school diploma or equivalent.

● Minimal work experience.

● Ability to work in hot and damp environments.

● Ability to respond to emergency situations to avoid endangering themselves or others.

● Ability to lift up to 50lbs and stand, up to 8 hours per shift. 

● Flexible in schedule and willing to meet the demands of a complex operation. 

● Time management skills.

● Willingness to comply with all food safety procedures.

● Knowledge of OSHA regulations. 

● State Issued Food Handler certificate 

Compensation & Benefits 

● Competitive salary 

● Benefits

  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Paid Sick Time

● Professional development opportunities.

● An environment that encourages initiative, leadership, and continuous improvement.

● Working with highly talented people who are incredibly passionate about their craft.

● Leadership & professional development growth opportunities. 

Other Duties

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that a team member in this position may be asked to perform occasionally. This job description reflects the job content at the time of writing and will be subject to periodic change based on changing operational and environmental requirements. Such changes will be discussed with the team members, and the job description will be amended accordingly. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only 

duties to be performed by the team member occupying this position. Team members will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.


$17 - $20 per hour