Line Cook Interview Questions

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Line Cook Interview Questions

Utilize this interview template when interviewing new line cooks for for new positions. Feel free to make changes to better fit your needs. Need other hospitality interview templates? Check out our Interview Question Templates.

line cook interview questions

Line Cook Interview Template

 

  1. Let’s get started. How many years of experience do you have as a line cook?
  2. Are you authorized to work in the United States?
  3. What days and times are you available to work?
  4. What schedule restrictions do you have? Any upcoming changes?
  5. Are you available to work major holidays and weekends?
  6. Where was the last place you worked? How long did you work there?
  7. Do you have reliable transportation to get to work?
  8. If we called your previous manager. What would they say you do well? What would they say you need to improve?
  9. Describe how you would keep your station clean throughout service.
  10. What’s your favorite cuisine to cook? Why?
  11. Can you provide us with at least 2 professional references?
  12. Can you work multi stations: Pantry, Grill, Sauteé?
  13. Describe a situation you had to work under pressure, cooking.
  14. Did anyone refer you to [INSERT BUSINESS NAME]?
  15. What does food safety mean to you?
  16. Let’s say we are ready to bring you on board, when could you start?
  17. That’s it from us, anything else you’d like to share?

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