Line Cook - Bongo Java (Belmont)

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Bongo Java - Belmont
Full time

About Bongo Java:

Bongo Java is a vibrant cafe located in the heart of Nashville, known for its eclectic atmosphere, delicious food, and commitment to fostering community connections. Our cafe serves a diverse menu of breakfast classics, savory sandwiches, fresh salads, and more, all prepared with care and creativity. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service and creating a welcoming space where guests can relax, socialize, and enjoy great food and drinks.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Kitchen Line Cook to join our team at Bongo Java. As a key member of our kitchen staff, you will play a crucial role in preparing and cooking a variety of menu items with precision and efficiency. From breakfast favorites to signature sandwiches and flavorful salads, you will help ensure that every dish leaving the kitchen meets our high standards of quality and taste.


  • Prepare and cook menu items according to Bongo Java's recipes and specifications.
  • Set up and stock stations with all necessary ingredients and cooking equipment.
  • Ensure that food is cooked and plated to perfection, following proper portion sizes and presentation guidelines.
  • Coordinate food preparation and cooking times with other kitchen team members to ensure smooth operations during busy periods.
  • Monitor food inventory levels and communicate any shortages or replenishment needs to the kitchen manager.
  • Maintain cleanliness and sanitation standards in the kitchen area, including proper storage of food items, regular cleaning of equipment, and adherence to food safety protocols.
  • Follow all health and safety regulations and guidelines, including proper handling and storage of perishable items, temperature control, and sanitation procedures.
  • Assist with receiving and inspecting deliveries of food and supplies, ensuring that all items meet quality standards and are properly stored.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and standards of conduct, including dress code and punctuality.


  • Previous experience as a line cook or in a similar role in a restaurant or cafe setting.
  • Knowledge of food preparation techniques, cooking methods, and kitchen equipment.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to producing high-quality dishes.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and communicate effectively with coworkers and management.
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts, including mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Certification in food safety and sanitation is preferred but not required.


  • Competitive hourly wage
  • Opportunities for advancement and career growth within the company
  • Employee discounts on food and beverages
  • A dynamic and supportive work environment with a tight-knit team

If you're passionate about food and enjoy working in a fast-paced kitchen environment, we'd love to hear from you. Apply now to become a Kitchen Line Cook at Bongo Java!


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