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Grill Cook

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Boston, MA
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Full-time, Paid

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Guckenheimer, is a national foodservice management company that pioneered restaurant style, healthful dining in the workplace.

Founded in the San Francisco Bay Area by two healthcare professionals, Guckenheimer is an onsite specialty foodservice company dedicated to the philosophy that health and productivity at work is achieved through exceptional food and dining experiences. With accounts across 31 states, Guckenheimer features evolved employee health and wellness programs led by registered dietitians, customized menu creations and fresh meals-from-scratch prepared with sustainable and organic ingredients, locally sourced when available.

With new growth in the area, we have incredible employment opportunities for:

Grill Cook

Reports to:Chef Manager, or Food Service Manager

FLSA status: Nonexempt

Position Summary:

Produce visually appealing and good tasting foods to Guckenheimer standards off the grill station for breakfast and lunch. Prepare, season, and cook meats, sandwiches, fish, deep fried items or other foodstuffs as required. Take customer orders and prepare food as ordered.


  • 2 years providing excellent one on one customer service.

  • Must be able to communicate with others to convey information effectively.

  • Must be able to communicate in English with customers.

  • 2 years food preparation experience.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Maintain HACCP program requirements

  • Season and cook food according to recipes and experience.

  • Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, taking temperatures. Adjust seasoning to customer tastes.

  • Prepare grill menu ingredients according to recipes, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.

  • Portion, arrange, and garnish food, and serve food to patrons.

  • Regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.

  • Substitute for or assist other cooks during emergencies or rush periods.

  • Take customer orders and prepare at least 5 orders concurrently as ordered.

  • Wash, peel, cut, and meats and vegetables to utilized at the grill station.

  • Must follow all safety rules and actively prevent accidents.

  • Commitment to the service values and ethics of the client company.

  • Must comply with all ServSafe and HACCP programs and principles.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Must be able to correctly and safely use standards kitchen equipment. Chefs' knives;Convection ovens; Rotating rack ovens; Meat and cheese slicing machines, steamers, mandolins, grills, deep fryers, and broilers.

  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for food preparation.

  • Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.

  • Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations

  • Job requires knowledge and use of food cost control methods.

Nonessential Skills:

  • Assisting with food preparation and service in other areas of the kitchen.

  • Commitment to scratch cooking and healthful foods.

  • Current ServSafe certification

Reporting to this position: None

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 #. Employee must be able to work on their feet 7.5 hour per day excluding breaks.

  • Employee has to work under pressure and time deadlines during peak periods. Food preparation is in view of customers. Individual customer orders are prepared concurrently exhibition style.

Guckenheimer embraces equal opportunity employment

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