Position Details


Bella Vista, AR

1st Shift


Job Details

The Cook prepares delicious meals according to the menu. This position supports the organization’s mission and values by exhibiting behaviors such as professionalism, collaboration, innovation, respect for others, accountability, ownership, excellent customer service and commitment to our community.

Key Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Cleans the kitchen before and after food service
  • Prepares ingredients beforehand, like cleaning and chopping the vegetables.
  • Look after the stock of the kitchen and inform it to the head chef as the stocks run out.
  • Cleans all the kitchen equipment before and after use.
  • Cleans the kitchen and always maintains the cleanliness. It is critical that there could be an inspection anytime.
  • Cooks’ dishes under the supervision of the chef.
  • Gives suggestions to the chef regarding new preparations and the menu.
  • Knows the menu thoroughly and is able to make each dish on the menu.
  • Fills in for absent chefs.
  • Helps in the designing of the interiors of the restaurant.
  • Helps the chef in training the new staff.
  • Coordinates with the other kitchen staff.
  • Updates the accounts of the restaurant for the executive chef.
  • Reports on any mishaps in the kitchen.
  • Applies safety standards on a constant basis.
  • Keeps a check of the safety equipment.
  • Understands orders clearly and basic culinary skills.
  • Ability to work swiftly and efficiently.
  • Possesses a good sense of taste and smell.
  • Possess the ability to perform any function around the kitchen.
  • Must be able to deliver high quality work.
  • Maintains knowledge about the different cooking equipment and ingredients.
  • Uses ability to remain balanced and work under emergency situations and pressure.
  • Strives to work well in a group


Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)  

  • Will cook dishes that will delight our customers
  • Will prepare food with their taste and in a timely manner
  • Must be able to follow instructions in cooking and delivering well-prepared means
  • Must be able to move around the kitchen and adapt to multi-tasking
  • Will help preserve and enhance our reputation so we can expand our clientele
  • May require independent judgment in the disposition of routing matters without direct supervision
  • Will work under the direct supervision of the Executive Chef or Kitchen Manager


Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to a fast-moving environment, most often guests and other employees. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is required to stan, walk; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Greater than 50 pounds may require a team lift. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Specific required movements include the following: trunk-bend, twist, rotate, push, pull, and carry, arm’s reach and leg-lifts.

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1st Employment – Rogers

1303 West Hudson Rd.
Rogers, AR 72756



Monday – Friday | 8am to 4pm

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1st Employment is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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