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Cooks for Restaurant - Hiring Now

Company: Parkhurst Dining
Location: Lexington
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

The pay rate for this position is $13 - $16 / hour, depending on experience!

Parkhurst Dining, part of the Eat'n Park Hospitality Group, is a family owned, family run company that provides culinary, dining and catering services to over 65 organizations and universities east of the Mississippi. We believe that food is best when made from scratch with locally sourced ingredients, prepared with heart, & served with a smile. This culinary experience is uniquely and authentically Parkhurst. If you've been searching for a place where you can do what you love, love what you do and have room to grow, consider Parkhurst!


Responsible for the quality, quantity, and timeliness of that day's meal production. He or she prepares the food in accordance with Parkhurst recipes, standards, and procedures under strict sanitary conditions.

--- Prepare food according to Parkhurst recipes and also enforce the "batch" cooking method.
--- Ensure the quality of the food produced and maintain the quality and quantity of food throughout the service period, utilizing production sheets.
--- Ensure proper line presentation: proper pans are used, pans are garnished, proper utensils
--- are used according to recipe specifications, and food products are maintained at the proper
--- serving temperatures as specified by recipes or management.
--- Maintain open lines of communication with other associates, e.g., line servers, concerning specific information about food items on a daily basis.
--- Complete daily production sheets.
--- Make sure all food items are properly stored and dated.
--- Follow all HACCP guidelines in utilizing leftovers.
--- Follow cleaning schedule as provided by management, using "clean as you go" techniques.
--- Maintain an open line of communication with management, informing them of products and supplies needed.
--- Follow the uniform dress code and maintain proper personal hygiene.
--- Follow all Parkhurst Gold Standards. Uses Smile Plus hospitality imperatives.
--- Assist fellow team members at every opportunity.
--- Perform any other duties as assigned by management.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities

to perform the essential functions.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
--- Standing and/or walking - 100% of time.
--- Occasionally lifting up to 40 lbs


  • FREE meal during your shift
  • 20% discount on any food purchase at Eat'n Park, Hello Bistro, The Porch, and Parkhurst Dining.
  • Paid time off
  • Management career advancement opportunities
  • Access to continuous development with Smile Universe
  • Eligibility for 401k, vision, dental and medical plans

    Eat'n Park Hospitality Group provides equal employment opportunities to all team members and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

    This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Parkhurst Dining, Lynchburg , Cooks for Restaurant - Hiring Now, Hospitality & Tourism , Lexington, Virginia

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