Line Cook Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Line Cook interview, here are 26 interview questions and answer examples.

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How do you handle complaints about meals you have prepared?

The interviewer will be interested in how you hear and respond to complaints. A line cook's work is successful if the client enjoys the meal. Share any techniques you apply to resolve the complaint promptly.

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26 Line Cook Interview Questions & Answers

  • 1. How do you handle complaints about meals you have prepared?

  • 2. Explain a time when you faced a difficult situation and how you dealt with it?

  • 3. Do you think a cook needs mathematical skills?

  • 4. What strategies do you apply in order to keep yourself organized?

  • 5. Where do you see yourself in ten years?

  • 6. Why did you choose this profession?

  • 7. If you have different orders and you are on the line alone, how will you manage that?

  • 8. Describe the last time you made a difficult decision on the job as a Line Cook. What facts did you consider? How long did it take you to decide?

  • 9. Tell me about a time when you had to work at a steady pace putting things in sequence. What did you do? What happened when you got tired?

  • 10. Describe your experience with prep-work, cleaning, and working on the line.

  • 11. Why are you the best candidate for this position?

  • 12. What do you know about our restaurant?

  • 13. Are you efficient with your time?

  • 14. Why should we hire you?

  • 15. How many hours can you stand on your feet without a break?

  • 16. Think about the last time your manager critiqued your work. How did you respond?

  • 17. How did you fill downtime at your last job?

  • 18. How do you deal with heavy loads of stress?

  • 19. Do you work well under pressure?

  • 20. Do you work well on a team?

  • 21. How are your communication skills?

  • 22. What are your greatest weaknesses?

  • 23. What are your greatest strengths?

  • 24. What do you like least about being a Line Cook?

  • 25. What do you like best about being a Line Cook?

  • 26. Why did you choose to become a Line Cook?