Line Cook
Job Details
Answers in Genesis / Ark Encounter - Williamstown, KY
Full Time
Culinary Services


Line Cooks are responsible for making sure the food is prepared quickly and safely according to the standard recipes. They offer assistance in training of other kitchen staff as well as ensure food safety procedures are followed including food rotation and storage. This position will allow one to impact others through a service mindset centered on making an eternal difference. This position should display our Core Values of SERVE (Serve, Equip, Relate, Value, Engage) when interfacing with both internal and external customers to ensure that the message and mission of Answers in Genesis is portrayed in an effective and God-honoring fashion. This position provides opportunities for spiritual, personal, and professional development. 


  • Promote the mission and standards of Answers in Genesis.
  • Create a SERVE culture environment in all work done. 
  • Approach all tasks with a second-mile mindset.
  • Prioritize personal integrity in all interactions and assignments.
  • Setting up the area with all the food necessary for the day to day operations.
  • Prepare the food quickly and safely based on NKY Health Dept. Standards and National Serve Safe Program
  • Assist with taking inventory and stocking.
  • Ensure that you adhere to safety and hygienic operations.
  • Communicate with the kitchen coordinator to ensure that the service lines are operating efficiently and effectively.
  • Ensure the area you are working in is kept clean and tidy. Assist in the clearing, cleaning and sanitizing of service areas.
  • Cook food consistently to the quality standards set forth by management to ensure the guest gets the best food possible everyday all day.  
  • Broaster must be able to operate Deep fat Fryer per kitchen specifications. Training provided.
  • Work with Coordinators to maintain food levels.
  • Prepare foods in a fast pace environment.
  • Communicate with Logistics regarding stock to ensure correct stock is on hand.
  • Maintain inventory F.I.F.O.
  • Work with Manager and Assistant Manager to maintain all food service production.
  • Maintain acceptable inventory of items assigned to your responsibility.
  • Clean up your area at the end of your shift.
  • Maintain all equipment.
  • Give utmost attention to food presentation to ensure a high-quality guest experience.
  • Collaborate with management team for recipes for food services.
  • Contributes to recipe ideas with management to better food services' menu items.
  • All other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.


  • Must agree with and be able to sign our Statement of Faith.
  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Regularly attends a local Bible-believing church.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to lead in a variety of settings.
  • Ability to keep a clear head in a fast-paced environment and reacts well under pressure in order to maintain pleasant working relationships with a diverse group of staff and guests.
  • Prior experience is a must.
  • Must have good customer service skills.
  • Must agree with and be able to sign our Statement of Faith.
  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Able to regularly lift up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. Required to bend, twist, stoop, push, pull, and stand for extended periods of time without significant rest periods.
  • Ability to work weekends including some Sundays.
  • Ability to work as a team leader and member

Education & Experience

  • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices in food preparation, quantity preparation and cooking.
  • Considerable knowledge in applicable professional and county governmental standards and regulations on food service standards and safety.
  • Expertise obtained from 2+ years of food service experience, including some knowledge of: back of the house experience, production kitchen experience.
  • Culinary training a plus.
  • Complete On the Job Training

Items Needed for Possible Employment

  • Completion of on-line application,
  • Salary Requirements
  • Salvation Testimony
  • Creation Belief Statement
  • Confirmation of your agreement with the AiG Statement of Faith
  • Completion of a Background Check and Pre-Employment Drug Screen