Line Cook Interview Questions

"Line cooks need to handle the long hours and physically demanding work of an industrial kitchen. Expect to answer questions about your culinary knowledge, past work history, and willingness to work long shifts under heavy stress. Though no formal education is required to be a line cook, a culinary degree may help you land the job if the restaurant is particularly well known."

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Line Cook was asked...January 23, 2014

What are the five mother sauces?

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bechamel, veloute, espagnole, hollandaise, tomato

These are the sauces that binds the flavor to compose a Pacific base and texture. Less

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

How do you make sure you are handling food safely?

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Make sure to always use gloves, wash your hands and change gloves whenever you deal with different foods. Less

Royal Fig

What I liked about Culinary School and what I didn't like

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I said I like the camaraderie of the students who lasted the whole program and I like the butchery class. I said I wished it had been more rigorous and in depth. Less

Chili's Grill and Bar
Line Cook was asked...August 19, 2010

how do you perform in busy conditions?

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i work even harder to keep up if not get ahead.

Marriott International
Line Cook was asked...October 7, 2009

What are the 5 mother sauces?

4 Answers

Bechamel Veloute Espognole Hollandaise tomoto


I was only able to respond with 3 couldn't remember the other 2. Unfortunatly that could have been the reason why I didn't get the job. Less

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Have you ever worked in food before?

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No, but I would be willing to learn.

Yes. .I love dealing with all different kinds of food

Yes. .I love dealing with all different kinds of food

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Line Cook was asked...October 15, 2020

what days are you available for work

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Any day any hours



PURE Canadian Gaming

How long have you been working in this industry?

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One year.

I been working in industries for 10 +

Am really hoping to get on track with the rest of the team, This one of my favorite dreams. Less

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Line Cook was asked...January 6, 2013

what would you like to do with yourself?

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I love to push to the top be on top of my Game when i am Cooking

I doubt most people have an answer for this.

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants
Line Cook was asked...December 6, 2015

What did you love about your last job?

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that fact that we as a team we're more like a family everyone cared for one another Less

Take care of my gust make Shore they were happy

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