Kitchen Staff

Job Title:

Kitchen Staff (Baker, Line Cook, Prep Cook).

FLSA Classification:



Apple Hill Kitchen

Reports To:

Executive Chef / Team Leader

Job Summary:

Work with a team of bakers, cooks and prep staff in bakery, tavern, cafe and concession stand environments to produce large quantities of food in a fast-paced operation with a variety of fast-casual menu items. Assist in receiving deliveries, rotating stock and washing pots and pans as needed. May assist in monthly inventory counts. Assists in maintaining overall kitchen cleanliness and health code compliance.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: (Additional duties may be assigned)

  • Cook a specific portion of each order as assigned by Head Chef or Team Leader.
  • Assemble customer orders and provides garnishment.
  • Assist with prep work, including but not limited to cutting, marinating, mixing and precooking foods.
  • Clean and sanitize all surfaces, including floors, with soap, warm water and sanitizer
    both during the shift and after the location’s close in order to maintain sanitary conditions.
  • Assist in the set-up, organization and preparation and clean-up of both kitchen and specific cook station as assigned by supervisor. Assist with closing kitchen and station at the end of shifts.
  • Assist in stocking and maintaining inventory, including occasional ordering and receiving deliveries.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

The Kitchen Staff Team Leader supervises a staff that includes approximately five (5) other members of the kitchen staff. Supervisory responsibilities include instructing and training in work methods; planning, scheduling and assigning work;

Minimum Qualification Standards:

  • High School Diploma and/or Equivalent Vocational Training
  • 1-3 years previous experience in cooking, kitchen staff, hospitality, etc.
  • Serve Safe Certification Preferred
  • Equivalent combinations of education and work experience will be considered.

Equipment, Machines And Software Used:

This position requires the regular use of cooking utensils and equipment, including knives and a meat slicer.

This position requires the occasional use of email.

Mental Requirements:

• Light mental and visual attention required for performing work where there is some variety but actions taken and decisions made are limited to few possibilities. Work requires some coordination with others. AND Setting-up, regulating, and adjusting simple machines or processes.

Physical Requirements:

Physical Activity


Average Amount of Time Per Day




Sit (e.g., at desk, in vehicle)










Motion of hands or wrists (e.g., typing)


Finger, grasp, handle, or feel


Push and pull with arms


Reach with arms and/or hands


Crouch, bend, or kneel


Climb (e.g., stairs, ladders)



Medium work – exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Environmental Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that may be encountered while performing the essential functions of this position.

Inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes (e.g. unheated shelter). Kitchen is not air-conditioned.

Noise: There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.

Occupational hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current.

Unpleasant tasks: Duties may include handling garbage.


  • All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
  • The company reserves the right to add to or revise an employee’s job duties at any time at its sole discretion.
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