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Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Restaurant - Food Service


Position Summary: Responsible for the daily preparation, cooking and plating of all food orders in an efficient, safe, and attractive manner.

Reports To: Kitchen Manager

Job Tasks:

  • Maintain a positive, respectful attitude at all times
  • Perform food preparation duties when needed
  • Check food for quality and presentation before serving
  • Ensure food is handled in a sanitary manner
  • Set up stations according to restaurant guidelines
  • Follow recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications as set by Chickies & Petes. All food items must be prepared according to the Menu Build.
  • Restocks all items as needed throughout shift
  • Cleans/maintains station in practicing good safety, sanitation, and organizational skills
  • Assists with the cleaning, sanitation, and organization of kitchen, walk-in coolers, and all storage areas
  • Ensure proper temperatures are maintained on cooking and refrigeration equipment
  • Communicate effectively with the Expeditor
  • Awareness of food allergies and possible areas of cross contamination
  • Attend all scheduled employee meetings
  • Additional tasks as assigned


Main Responsibilities, Required Skills and Knowledge

Guest Service: Must consistently be able to assess, anticipate and meet Guests’ needs and respond quickly without losing focus or projecting a mood that detracts from the Guests’ overall dining experience.

Communication: Must clearly communicate in a professional manner with Guests, vendors, coworkers and management. They must understand instructions, read written company memorandums and communicate when he or she needs more direction or training.

Interpersonal Relationships: Must adapt to different personalities of Guests and coworkers without losing focus.

Teamwork: Working together as a team is a critical success factor of any restaurant. Establishing good working relationships is key to maintaining a team-oriented work environment.

Sales Techniques and Guest Influence: Must understand all Chickie’s & Pete’s products and services as well as have the ability to understand Guest’s needs clearly. Must gain experience and become current in state-of-the-art sales methods. Must meet sales goals.

Performing General Physical Activities: Must perform physical activities in a variety of environmental conditions that require moderate strength including cleaning, climbing, lifting, walking, balancing and handling of materials. Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

Problem Solving and Conflict Management: Must recognize a problem when it arises and be able to resolve it appropriately by using good judgement, tact and initiative according to company policy and procedure.

Analytical Skills: General accounting and math skills required along with point-of-sale application knowledge. Must use logic and reasoning to identify solutions and alternatives for a successful outcome to problems.

Technical Skills: Must correctly operate various mechanical devices such as POS systems, credit card machines, mixers and hot beverage makers.

Quality Control and Priority Assessment: Must evaluate current practices and processes; immediately recognize potential areas of conflict; and initiate ways to improve current business methods, quality of products and services provided.

Language: Must have ability to speak and write English effectively.

Flexibility: Willing to assist with the workload of others when needed and take on additional responsibilities that may be assigned at any given time based on volume of business, staffing, etc.

Time Management Skills: Must know and use methods and organizational techniques to delegate appropriate tasks and manage staff workloads in a manner that promotes efficiency and respects the time of others.


  • Paid Sick Leave
  • 401(k)
  • Health Care (Qualified Employees)
  • Complimentary Shift Meal
  • Semi Annual Employee Appreciation Days (Qualified Employees)
  • Commuter Transit Benefits

EOE Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.