Line Cook

Tap Room
Massapequa Park, NY 11762
United States
Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Line Cook to join our team! You will be preparing and cooking a variety of dishes for our loyal guests to enjoy! 

You are passionate about creating exceptional dining experiences through good, quality food. With previous experience as a cook, you are able to manage multiple priorities and contribute to a friendly and productive team atmosphere. Ideally, you have your ServeSafe or Food Handler’s certification. 


  • Inspect and clean food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces or serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices

  • Ensure freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock

  • Ensure food is stored and cooked at correct temperature by regulating the temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters

  • Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience

  • Turn or stir foods to ensure even cooking

  • Respond to guest feedback with appropriate urgency and professionalism 


  • Previous experience as a restaurant cook required

  • ServeSafe or Food Handler’s certification (or must be willing to attain)

  • Effective communication skills 

  • Ability to lift 30+ lbs 

  • Ability to work standing for 8+ hours 

  • Bilingual(preferred)

About Upstream Hospitality Group

Upstream Hospitality Group is an ever-growing hospitality group that has a wide variety of tastes with a common theme holding them all together: creativity, progression, and originality. When going against the current (upstream), you set yourself apart from the rest, and that is what we strive to do in the most positive way.

Forming in 2019, the Upstream Hospitality Group parent company was created to join its businesses under one umbrella to create not just a group but a large integrated family. Upstream Hospitality Group comprises thirteen locations across many brands, including Tap Room, Bango Bowls, Salt Shack, OVerlook, The Boat Yard, and Surf Shack. All reside in the state of NY, with most on Long Island. It is not uncommon to see our employees working at more than one of our many locations, giving our loyal customer base familiar faces to look forward to seeing all year round.

Upstream Hospitality Group includes something for everyone, whether you want to go to Tap Room to watch the big game or escape to the beach at Boat Yard to feel like you are on a tropical vacation. On the go and want a quick cold brew or açai bowl? Bango Bowls is the way to go!

Whether it be a new location or a new concept, one thing for sure is that there will always be something new to look forward 

Disclaimer: This position description is not intended and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended, however, to accurately reflect those principal job elements essential for making decisions related to job performance, employee development and compensation. As such, the incumbent may perform other duties and responsibilities as required. “We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.”


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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.