Prep Cook
Island Inn

Summer season on Maine's most beautiful island

Picturesque 1 sq mile island, off the rugged, beautiful coast of Maine


Prep Cook

Island Inn
Monhegan Island, ME
$11.00 / hour
Previous experience required
Start Date:
Job starts in 2 months (May 25, 2018)

The island Inn is a well established seasonal hotel and restaurant located 11 miles off shore of Mid Coast Maine on beautiful Monhegan Island - an unspoiled nature lover's paradise of woods, cliffs and rocky shores, and a small community of fishermen and artists. Most of Monhegan Island is preserved as a conservation area with miles of hiking trails around stunning cliffs and rocky coves. Our 60+ seat fine dining restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner to hotel guests and the public. The kitchen staff also supports production for separate coffee shop/café and preparation of thoughtful staff meals.

We passionately utilize the bounty of the coastal terrain, as well as cultivate our own gardens and greenhouse with a variety of organic and heirloom produce. 

The Island Inn has established our restaurant with the objectives of providing a unique take on coastal cuisine paired with our magical setting in order to create a memorable fine dining experience for our guests. Our restaurant staff is an integral part of our continuous effort to offer superlative quality and the highest level of gracious and courteous guest service.

We're searching for a skilled, energetic, highly-motivated Line Cook with a passion for hospitality, who thrives in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

This position is responsible for all aspects of food preparation up to and including the final presentation for delivery to guests. Responsibilities will include food preparation tasks as assigned by the Executive Chef and Sous Chef, including food preparation, stocks and other basic tasks, as well as protein fabrication, soup and sauce making and other techniques. Will clean work area and kitchen during and at the end of shift; assist with receiving deliveries to the kitchen. Must be able to take direction and follow recipes. Will work in a supervised environment.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

High School diploma or general education degree (GED)


  • Minimum 4 years culinary training and experience;(or) equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of food preparation and fine dining cooking
  • Must be able to perform in a fast-paced kitchen environment
  • Previous Line Cook experience in a fine dining restaurant

If you enjoy a friendly work environment, creative space, and breathtaking nature, we encourage you to apply. Our remote location requires that you live on premises. Housing and meals are provided at no charge.

Must be available to work from May 25th through October 8th 2018.

Please click to check out our website to learn more about our hotel and Monhegan Island.

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