Cook-$27.00 per hour!

03 Apr 2024


Job Title: Line Cook (Wok)

Compensation: $27.00/hour

Status: Part-Time

Location: Manhattan - Paramount Plaza - 10019

About Us:

Din Tai Fung is a Chinese restaurant specializing in Xiao Long Bao, or steamed soup dumplings, each made by hand with our “Golden Ratio” of 18 folds. Originally founded in Taiwan as a cooking oil retail business in 1958, Din Tai Fung was reborn as a dumpling and noodle restaurant in 1972. Since its founding, Din Tai Fung has become world-renowned for its quality, standardization, and service. It currently has over 170 locations worldwide, including 14 US locations in California, Washington, Oregon, and Nevada.

About the Role:

Line Cooks (Wok) are responsible for preparing, cooking and plating all the wok line items.

Benefits and Perks:

Competitive Pay Benefits

Employer Contribution for individuals and eligible dependents' medical insurance

Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance

Health Savings Account (HSA)

Commuter Spending Accounts

401(k) Plan with company match

Employee Assistance Program

Discounts through BenefitHub

Wellness & Health Reimbursements

Employee Meal Discounts

Opportunities for growth; we love promoting within!

Job Responsibilities & Tasks:

Learns all Wok recipes, cook times, and cooking techniques per Din Tai Fung s procedures

Checks the ingredient quality prior to beginning cooking

Stuffs, closes, and arranges dumplings/buns in a steamer

Cooks the ingredients in accordance with Din Tai Fung s recipes

Plates the final product in accordance with Din Tai Fung s plating guidelines

Prepares and cuts garnishes for Wok line items

Labels all items in accordance with regulations and procedures

Attends monthly staff and dumpling meetings

Supporting Functions:

Keeps all kitchen areas clean and sanitized

Organizes items within the walk-in coolers and freezers

Lifts/moves boxes, bags, chairs, and tables (up to 50 pounds)

Assists with regular deep cleaning of the kitchen

Maintains confidentiality regarding all propriety information, including but not limited to recipes and Standard Operating Procedures (“SOP’s“)

Job Requirements:

We are searching for friendly, energetic, highly motivated people who will thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

Dumpling experience is not required

Experience in prep, specifically with dough (pastry, pizza, etc.) is a plus

Open Availability

Eager to learn, enjoys to be challenged

Ability to stand for long periods of time


NOTE: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor.

Compensation: $27.00/hour

Location: Manhattan - Paramount Plaza - New York, 10019

Din Tai Fung is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Fair Chance Initiative. Din Tai Fung is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V

Applicant must be 18 years of age or older and able to provide documentation to work in the United States legally.