Posted Date:14-May-2020 (EST)Closing Date:14-May-2025 (EST)
Department:Irmo- Broad River Rd.Location:Irmo, SC, USA
Pay Rate:$9-11+ based on experiencePay Type:Hourly
Benefits:Bonus PotentialEmployment Type:Employee Choice

Reports to:

General Manager/ Manager on Duty (M.O.D.)


Non-EXEMPT Full-time or Part-time, early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays

Position Summary:

Prepare and cook to order a variety of foods that require only a short preparation time.

Work Environment:  

  • Hands-on store setting
  • Non-smoking environment
  • Work area includes food, stoves, knives, slippery floors, and possible extreme heat


Minimum 1 year as a restaurant cook

Technical Skills/   Training/Certification:

  • Ability to read company materials (e.g., recipes, charts, training materials, etc.)
  • Successfully completed East Bay Deli training program
  • Solid understanding of recipes and portions in accordance to company standards
  • Understand how to safely and effectively use cookware and machinery

Physical Requirements:

  • Employee is occasionally required to stop, kneel, crouch, crawl, bend, stoop, and reach to receive inventory, stock inventory , serve customers and clean store
  • Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10lbs., frequently lift and/or move 25lbs., and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs. 
  • Regularly required to stand and walk on a hard surface for up to 12 hours a day
  • Quickly identify safety placards and hazardous situations to avoid or minimize injuries
  • Be able to perform work in a kitchen setting which includes exposure to humidity, extremes of heat and cold
  • Must perform repetitive manual work involving constant hand, wrist, elbow and arm movement as well as frequent gripping and grasping of kitchen utensils, food preparation equipment, etc. Precision finger movement and precision grip are required on an occasional basis. 
  • Required sensory abilities include vision, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Knowledge of all product brands carried by company, including Gluten free items
  • Firm understanding of all recipes in accordance to company specs. 
  • Ability to accurately portion all products in order to minimize food waste and to ensure product accuracy
  • Ensure all work spaces are kept clean in accordance to all company, state, and federal guidelines
  • Maintain food quality in accordance to company standards at all times
  • Understand the importance of food cost saving practices and demonstrate at all times
  • Clean and maintain clean food preparation equipment, work areas, and counters or tables throughout entire shift 
  • Cook foods requiring short preparation times, according to customer specifications, in timely manner
  • Ensure that all food is being rotated and ensure that adequate backstock is available 
  • Perform food preparation tasks, such as making sandwiches and wraps, slicing meats and cheeses, making soups or salads, preparing items on a flat top grill, preparing items in a fryer
  • Plan work on orders so that items served together are finished at the same time.
  • Prepare customer orders  using grills, pump steamer, fryer
  • Perform general cleaning activities in kitchen and dining areas.
  • Assist with putting truck away and ensure that all supplies are on designated shelves 
  • Ability to follow both oral and basic written instructions including the ability to provide/serve food products as directed by individual menus
  • Read customer orders, instructions, spec sheets or recipe charts
  • Resolving conflicts and negotiating with others
  • Understand government health and/or food service regulations
  • Assist in working together as a team


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