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Prep Cook - Taproom Restaurant

Job Details

Buellton - Buellton, CA
Part Time
$18.00 - $19.00 Hourly


Firestone Walker Brewing Company began as a small brewery with roots in the wine country on California’s Central Coast. Now a regional craft brewery, our singular purpose remains – to craft the world’s best beers. Passionately in pursuit of the perfect beer… and never satisfied.


Job Summary:

The Firestone Walker Taproom Restaurant in Buellton, CA is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Prep Cook to join our team. We are looking for someone that is passionate about food, has a “can do” attitude, and enjoys working with people.


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare and portion food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications
  • Prepare appropriate garnishes for all hot menu item plates
  • Assume 100% responsibility for quality of food products served
  • Consistently understand and comply with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards, kitchen rules, policies and procedures
  • Stock and maintain sufficient levels of food products at line stations to ensure a smooth service period
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary workstation area including tables, shelves, grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, sauté burners, convection oven, flat top range and refrigeration equipment
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Kitchen Manager or manager-on-duty


Required Qualifications:

  • Must be over 18 years of age or able to show proof of a work permit if under 18 years of age
  • Must be able to obtain Food Handlers Card within 30 days of hire
  • Must be able to obtain California Responsible Beverage Service certification within 60 days of hire
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and professionally with managers, kitchen and dining room personnel at all times
  • Ability to be a strong team player and get along well with co-workers
  • Be physically able to lift, reach, bend, stoop, use hands to finger, handle, feel or cut with a knife and lift up to 40 pounds regularly
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 9 hours)

What Firestone Walker Offers:

  • Back of house team is included in the tip pool
  • 50% off employee discount on food, beer, and merchandise
  • Periodic beer giveaways for employees 21+
  • Inclusive company culture that values and develops our employees
  • Accrued Sick Leave (1 hour for every 30 hours worked) 
  • 401(k) retirement plan including company paid profit sharing and 4% matching (21+)
  • FSA plan to save tax money on out of pocket medical expenses

Firestone Walker is an Equal Opportunity Employer.