Job ID: 236499946

Job Summary
Employment Type
Part Time
Years Experience
3 - 5 years
$15+ Hourly
Job Description

We are determined to be different!  Aurelia is a growing, creative, farm-to-table, fine-dining restaurant, owned by Chef James Balchak.  The business is family run and we want each employee to have the freedom to learn and grow while also feeling like they are part of the family.  If you are looking for an environment where you will be respected for your talents and where can learn and grow - while the business grows - then please consider Aurelia.   

Currently we need a Line Cook who can help prepare meals as per our standards. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating meal portions, cleaning food, cooking meals and keeping a sanitized work area. We are seeking an individual who has experience in the food service industry and is committed to impeccable food presentation and garnishing, which is important for impressing our guests and creating repeat business.  The position will begin as part-time but may transfer into a full-time position with the right person. 

The Experience for you

  • Learn - Chef James and our Sous Chef are dedicated to teaching you - Chef James is a classically French trained chef and is a graduate of Le Cordon Blue.  He will share techniques and the importance of using high quality, and fresh, ingredients
  • Friendly & Professional - Aurelia has a first-class serving staff and bartending team
  • Growth & Opportunity - we are looking to eventually open additional restaurants 
  • Creativity & Variety- our menu changes daily and by the meal.  We do not do the same thing over and over again
  • Respect - we are looking for someone who is hardworking and wants to be respected for their talent


  • Prepare basic components of each dish on our menu
  • Memorize and utilize our serving portion sizes and all basic meal prep procedures used in the kitchen
  • Ensure that the kitchen, all food prep areas and all food storage areas meet restaurant cleaning standards
  • Work with team of cooks to do portion prep work for other shifts when needed
  • Monitor product freshness and rotate out old product based on a schedule created by the restaurant

Qualifications & Skills

  • 4+ years’ cooking and kitchen administration experience
  • Basic knife skills required
  • Understanding of plate presentation
  • A degree in culinary arts is a plus but not required
  • Ability to work on your feet for eight hours or more a day
  • High level of professionalism
  • Comfortable working with a team in a fast-paced kitchen environment
  • Excellent verbal communication and organization skills
  • Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds at a time on a regular basis

Thank you for considering our opportunity, we hope to receive your resume.

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JB Restaurant Group, LLC / dba Aurelia

It's what you get when you are committed to your community, your friends and your family. After almost 20 years of working in fine dining establishments, Northeast Ohio native, and classically trained Chef James Balchak has moved back home for a new venture: Aurelia, an American-style bistro.

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