Culinary Careers

Culinary Careers

Before getting started in the culinary industry, it’s important to know what to expect in the kitchen. Take a look at the links below to see descriptions for each job and to get an idea of what your salary will be.

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Cooks and Pastry cooks
Sanvar Staffing
2156 W Northwest Hwy Suite 311, Texas 75220
United States
Job Description:

For the holiday hours.
Pastry cooks needed from 11-21-19 to 11-24
Also from 11-25-11-28
Hours 10-6pm
Hours 3pm -9pm

We will also be hiring for
Line Cooks

Application Instructions:

Apply at our Dallas office. open from 9-5

COOK - Weekdays Only
United States
Job Description:

We have an opening for a full-time COOK position.
Location: Fidelity - 2 Destiny Way, Westlake, TX 76262 Note: online applications accepted only.
Schedule: F/T - Monday through Friday, 6:00AM - 2:30PM.
Requirement: Previous food service or cook experience preferred.
*Internal Employee Referral Bonus Available


You can now chat or text-to-apply, in addition to our standard online apply. Just text JOB to 75000 & search for the requisition ID number 344497 .

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

At FLIK, our operating philosophy is centered on three essential factors: great food, great service and great people. A FLIK Family-Then & Now. Great Food and Great Service are only possible with Great People behind the scenes. FLIK’s steadfast dedication to the training and support of our associates continues to nourish our vision and growth. Dedication, diligence, operational excellence and hands-on expertise are FLIK trademarks – only achievable through the work of our team of professionals. We embark on a relationship with every FLIK associate that provides, demonstrates and cherishes growth, education and ongoing mentoring – today and every day.

Full time associates at FLIK are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
Commuter Benefits
Wellness Program
Employee Assistance Program
Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents
Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)
Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
Discount Marketplace
And other voluntary benefits

Job Summary: Prepares food in accordance with applicable federal, state and corporate standards, guidelines and regulations with established policies and procedures. Ensures quality food service is provided at all times.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Prepares high-quality food items according to standardized recipes and instructions to meet production, delivery and service schedules.
Serves meals or prepares for delivery by using correct portioning, meeting outlined standards, ensuring that food is at the correct temperature and is attractive and tasty. Tastes all prepared food items.
Uses established ticket collection procedures during service. Responsible for records from area worked during service periods.
Cleans kitchen after preparation and serving, maintaining high standards of cleanliness. Stores or discards excess food in accordance with safe food-handling procedures.
Keeps refrigerators and storerooms clean and neat. Ensures food and supply items are stored per standards.
Operates and maintains kitchen equipment as instructed.
Assists in production planning, record keeping and reporting as required.
Assists in the ordering and receiving of all food and supplies as required.
Reports needed maintenance, faulty equipment or accidents to the supervisor immediately.
Attends in-service and safety meetings.
Maintains good working relationships with coworkers, customers, administrators and managers.
Performs job safely while maintaining a clean, safe work environment.
Performs other duties as assigned.
About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position.

Application Instructions:


Line cook
Springhill suite
Fort worth, Tx 76164
United States
Job Description:

Grill cooks
Garden manger
Lead cooks

Application Instructions:

Forward resume to

Line Cooks
STIRR Fort Worth
3028 Crockett Street, TX Fort Worth
United States
Job Description:

Line Cook
We are looking for a dedicated and energetic Line Cooks with exceptionally great attitudes, adept at multitasking in a high-volume fast-paced work environment. Able to maintain cordial and professional working relationships with other staff supervisors and guest.
Prep Cook
We are looking for an ambitious Prep Cook to assist in the preparation of delicious dishes in the kitchen. You’ll perform routine kitchen tasks such as setting up workstations and ingredients, so that food can be prepared according to recipes.
A great prep cook will be quick and diligent and willing to improve on the job. You will be deft and able to follow instructions as well as all health and safety rules in the kitchen. The ideal candidate will also be able to function in a fast-paced, busy environment as a part of a team.

Application Instructions:

See Joey Ryholt at STIRR Fort Worth on 3028 Crockett Street Fort Worth TX

Line cook
Cork & Keg
Waxahachie, Texas 75165
United States
Job Description:

Part time line cook to assist the chef

Application Instructions:

Send resume to and hours available.

Freelance Chef
Oaks 55
2350 State Highway 121, Texas Euless ,76039
United States
Job Description:

Are you interested in starting a catering, or bakery business without the overhead of building and equipment expenses?
We are looking for a serious prospect for lease of our commercial kitchen at Oaks 55.

Application Instructions:

Please contact Becky or Natalie for details at 817-540-5500 or email Natalie @

Sous Chef
JPS Health Network / Tarrant County Dist
Fort Worth, TX 76104
United States
Job Description:

The Sous Chef prepares menu items used in the provision of meal services to patients, cafeteria patrons, and catered events and manages entire production kitchen staff and storeroom in the absence of the Executive Chef. This position serves in a leadership capacity in the food production units, assigns meal production and cleaning assignments to production staff. The Sous Chef collaborates with other nutrition services area supervisors and managers in addressing meal production needs when necessary. This position is also is responsible for training production staff in the proper production techniques and processes.


High School Diploma or GED.
5 plus years of experience in the quantity food production (Hospital, Hospitality, Restaurant) as well as kitchen management while serving as a Sous Chef or similar leadership position.

Application Instructions:

Please apply at JPS Health Careers ( or tap the link to take you to the Sous Chef job

Cook & Waitstaff
Solstice Grapevine
2300 Pool Road, Texas Grapevine
United States
Job Description:

Full-Time cook, full-time & part-time waitstaff

Application Instructions:

Apply in person or online at

Various Positions Available
Bistro 1031
Aledo, TX 76008
United States
Job Description:

Bistro 1031 in Aledo is hiring all positions for their restaurant. All cooking positions available. We are looking for individuals that are dependable and are excited to continue their culinary skills with us. We have a nice, diverse menu in place but also love to hear new ideas from our culinary team.

Application Instructions:

Call and/or come in to apply and interview. We are located at 109 S. Front St in Downtown Aledo (about 15 minutes west of Fort Worth)

Phone: 817-926-1031

Sous Chef
Village Assisted Living and Memory Care
Denton, Texas 76208
United States
Job Description:

The Sous Chef is responsible for preparing food in accordance with the approved menu, current standards, guidelines, and regulations with established procedures, and as may be directed by the Executive Director and/or Culinary Services Director to assure that quality food service is always provided.

Work Experience Qualifications

Prefer six months (6) experience in food preparation and in safe handling of food and equipment
Ability to read, write and speak the English language
Ability to follow approved, standardized recipes and menus for regular and therapeutic diets
Ability to make independent decisions and work without supervision
Must be at least 18 years of age

Application Instructions:

Line Cook
Spiral Diner and Bakery
Dallas, TX 75203
United States
Job Description:

The restaurant:
Spiral Diner is a full-service diner and bakery, specializing in vegan comfort food made without animal ingredients. We are hiring for multiple positions and do also offer cross training for those wanting to learn multiple positions.

The position:
The line cook is responsible for grilling, sautéing, and assembling food per order. They must maintain a clean, sanitary work environment as well as ensure high quality and proper presentation of all plates. Also includes general cleaning tasks.

Application Instructions:

Visit then navigate to "Job Inquiry" to submit an application and upload a resume.

Lane Staffing
Dallas, Texas 75206
United States
Job Description:

• Basic knowledge of food preparation and recipe adherence
• Proper sanitation procedures before, during and after shift
• Maintain proper food quality in a timely manner
• Serve and interact with guests in a professional manner
• This position requires attendance as scheduled and policy and procedure compliance.
• Maintain a gracious, pleasant and friendly attitude, while contributing to a teamwork-based work environment.
• Must be able to utilize an ovens and sheet pans
• Follow all safety and sanitation guidelines.
• Ensure the highest quality preparation and presentation of food items.
• Serve hot food hot and cold food cold every time.
• Grill, deep fry, bake, broil, steam and microwave raw and prepared food.
• Wash and clean fruit and vegetables for peeling, dicing, shredding, or slicing using kitchen hand- utensils and electric equipment.
• Texas Food Handlers certificate required
• Excellent customer service skills
• Flexible availability in scheduling
• Capacity to multitask
• Ability to work as part of a team
• High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Application Instructions:

If interested you can reach me at 713-522-0000 or

Ft worth, Texas 76107
United States
Job Description:

Immediate openings of staff for New arena in ft worth !!!

Hiring cooks, counter help, prep cooks , dishwasher, and catering personnel

Must be 18 years of Age

Bilingual welcome ( must have at least conversational English)

Pay $12-15 an hour

Training and work immediately

Apply in person 8am -11am or 1pm-330pm at 2045 N Hwy 360 Suite 150C Grand Prairie, Texas 75050


Pay Weekly

Application Instructions:

Apply in person at 2045 N Hwy 360 Suite 150 C Grand Prairie, Texas 75050

or call 817-860-0202

Short Order Cook
Cura Hospitality/ Baylor Scott & White Surgical Hospital
Fort Worth, Texas 76110
United States
Job Description:

The Cook is responsible for performing food preparation and production tasks efficiently and accurately while following safe food handling policies, procedures, and recipes. Duties of this position include, ensuring portion control, temperature, and appearance of food items is per standard. The ideal candidate will have prior cooking experience preferably in an institutional setting with an emphasis on scratch and high quantity cooking. The ability to read, write and understand directions and to work both independently or as part of a team is also required. This position requires standing, walking, and bending throughout the entire work day and the ability to lift, stack and maneuver objects that may weigh 30 to 50 pounds. Performs all other related duties as assigned by management.

Application Instructions:

Food Service Worker - NO WEEKENDS!
1 Lockheed Blvd., TX Fort Worth 76108
United States
Job Description:

Pay rate: $11.60

Summary: Prepares, presents and serves food as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Performs prep work such as washing, peeling, cutting and seeding fruits and vegetables.
•Weighs and measures designated ingredients.
•Carries pans, kettles and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator in accordance with safety standards.
•Stores food in designated areas following wrapping, dating, food safety and rotation procedures.
•Cleans work areas, equipment and utensils.
•Distributes supplies, utensils and portable equipment.
•Utilizes approved food recipes and production standards to ensure proper quality, serving temperatures and standard portion control.
•Serves customers in a friendly, efficient manner following outlined steps of service.
•Resolves customer concerns and relays relevant information to supervisor.
•Ensures compliance with company service standards and inventory and cash control procedures.
•Assures compliance with all sanitation and safety requirements.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

Application Instructions:

Go to
Search for hourly positions
Filter by zip code: 76108
Role: Prep cook
Req. ID is 320178

or text "JOB" to 75000 and provide above information

email Christina Pardy at with any questions.

Catering Attendant - 2 Openings
1 Lockheed Blvd., TX Fort Worth 76108
United States
Job Description:

Pay Rate: $14.25

Summary: Delivers and serves food at scheduled functions under the supervision of the catering captain. Ensures the accurate execution of all events during his/her shift. May drive a catering delivery truck. Sets up and serves at functions; cleans event area during and after events; breaks down the setup and leaves the area neat and clean; returns leftover food and equipment to the catering facility in a timely manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Assembles and delivers all food and supplies for catered functions to their scheduled locations.
•Logs and maintains food temperatures.
•Arranges tables and decorations.
•Arranges buffet tables with food, beverage and service items according to standards.
•Serve food and beverages to guests.
•Thoroughly cleans location after event is completed.
•Returns food and beverages, serving equipment and utensils to catering facility.
•Distributes and collects customer comment cards for catered functions.
•Stocks, cleans and maintains catering facility and equipment.
•Ensures guests receive friendly, courteous service at all times.
•Maintains in-depth knowledge of complete menu and products on hand.
•Maintains clean and safe work environment.
•Follows safety and sanitation policy and procedures at all times.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

•Valid driver's license may be required; must possess or able to obtain a valid food handler's permit and/or alcohol servers' permit where required by state law.

Application Instructions:

Go to
Search for hourly positions
Filter by zip code: 76108
Role: Prep cook
Req. ID is 310876

or text "JOB" to 75000 and provide above information

email Christina Pardy at with any questions.

Part-Time Prep Cook - 4 Openings NO WEEKENDS
1 Lockheed Blvd., TX Fort Worth 76108
United States
Job Description:

Summary: Prepares food and serves customers in accordance with applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Obtains daily production schedule and preparation requirements from the Chef.
•Prepares items on production sheets following established quantities and recipes.
•Completes and follows daily production worksheets and waste log sheets. Tastes completed meals to ensure quality.
•Operates and cleans equipment per department procedures after each use.
•Stores, labels and dates all food items according to policy. Follows HACCP guidelines.
•Completes all required documentation, reports, logs as required.
•Complies with federal, state and local health and sanitation regulations and department sanitation procedures.
•Takes orders from customer and prepare items requiring short preparation time.
•Serves customers in an efficient and friendly manner.
•Completes orders from steam tables and grill and serves customers at multiple stations.
•Uses approved food recipes and production standards to ensure proper quality, serving temperatures and standard portion control.
•Operates and cleans equipment per department procedures after each use.
•Stores, labels and dates all food items according to policy.
•Follows HACCP guidelines to ensure quality and safety of food supply.
•Resolves customer concerns.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

Application Instructions:

Go to
Search for hourly positions
Filter by zip code: 76108
Role: Prep cook
Req. ID is 326346

or text "JOB" to 75000 and provide above information

email Christina Pardy at with any questions.

Sous Chef
Duraflame, Inc.
Dallas, Texas 75207
United States
Job Description:

We are a sponsor of the 8th annual World Food Championships taking place in Dallas this October 16-20th! During the World Food we will be cooking in our 40’ X 20’ activation space. We will provide entertainment and flavor as we cook Live Fire style featuring a whole hog on an Asador cross, full beef ribs, and shoulders clods and whole salmon boards. We will be cooking with some of the best chefs, pitmasters and influencers in the world. We will be cooking and providing around 1500 samples to the public each day. We are seeking sous chefs to help us prepare the food. We need 3 sous chefs each day (Wednesday-Sunday) from 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM. We will accept students who can only work certain shifts during those hours. This is a great opportunity for experience and to make culinary connections.

Application Instructions:

If you are interested, please email Natalia at and let her know the following:
- your name
- your cell phone number
- your email
- which day(s)/times you are interested in helping

Pappas Delta Blues Smokehouse
Plano, Texas 75093
United States
Job Description:

Over here at Delta blues smokehouse we had just opened a second location on the 16th of September. Right now we have a few positions to fill-in depending on experience. If you see yourself wanting to work long-term in the restaurant field this is a great place to start. We have positions from dishwasher to cooks all the way to bartending bussers and servers!

Application Instructions:

Please email me At to give further details on job applications. I’ll give you direct contact to hiring managers. Thank you and best of luck!

The Carlyle at stonebridge Park
170 stonebridge lane, southlake tx 76092
United States
Job Description:

•Substantial experience of cooking and delivery of food for nursing home residents
•In-depth knowledge of preparation of therapeutic food, specialty meals and modified diets
•Remarkable knowledge of food portion sizes, HACCP regulations and sanitation practices
•Familiarity with inventory management and documentation practices
•Ability to produce high quality food by following recipes correctly
•Ability to clean and maintain assigned workstation in a safe manner

Application Instructions:

we do have an add running right now, but you are more than welcome to come into the facility.

Lead Line Cooks / Line Cooks / Prep Cooks
Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie
grand prairie, Texas 75001
United States
Job Description:

Job Description
We are seeking a Kitchen Lead/Lead Line Cook /Line Cooks / Prep Cooks to join our team! You will thrive in a fast-paced environment and dedicate time to expanding our clientele base to establish the restaurant's brand and reputation.


Oversee day-to-day culinary operations
Coordinate food and kitchenware orders
Check freshness and quality of ingredients
Assist in the development of menu items
Standardize recipes and plate presentations
Work with management to create a memorable experience for guests

Previous experience in culinary arts, cooking, or other related fields
Knowledge of cost and labor systems
Passion for food and cooking techniques
Strong leadership qualities
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Food Handlers Certification
Job Type: Seasonal

Application Instructions:

Apply at!

We will also be hosing our Fall Job Fair:

Please bring an updated resume for the manager to review.

09/17/2019 10am-6pm

Lone Star Park

Dash for Cash Room

1000 Lone Star Pkwy

Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Take gate 1 to the grandstand entrance parking is available on the east side of the building and south side of the building

Line/Prep Cook
T & P Tavern
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
United States
Job Description:


Job Description:

T & P Tavern located on Downtown's South Side is seeking a Line & Prep Cook. Must be able to work weekends AND week days. Reliable transportation a must! Food Handlers License Required. Job responsibilities include cooking food, food prep, delivering food to patrons, organizing, cleaning, dish washing & sanitizing kitchen daily. In addition, assisting Kitchen Manager with catering events is required. Great experience for those wanting to pursue a career in the culinary arts! Apply within after 4:00 pm M-F or after 2:00 Sat & Sun or email


Hourly Based on Knowledge, Experience, & Certifications.
Tips in Addition to Base Pay.
Frequent Bonuses Throughout the Year When We Host Large Catering Events.

Mandatory Yearly Events:

Crawfish Boil (Learn to Prepare & Cook a true Crawfish Boil - Louisiana Style!),
St. Patrick's Day (Learn to Prepare & Cook Irish Cuisine),
Oktoberfest (Learn to Prepare & Cook Authentic German Dishes),
Customer Appreciation Thanksgiving Feast,
Several Beverage & Food Pairings Throughout the Year in Partnership with Local Breweries/Distilleries

Application Instructions:

Apply within Tuesday - Saturday after 4:00. Ask for Nate Weber.

Sous Chef
Eatzi's Market & Bakery
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
United States
Job Description:

Eatzi's growing! We are looking for Sous Chefs to partner with Executive Chefs and operations teams to develop a compelling market for “Meals for the Taking,” in a quality employment, with excellent quality food, business growth, value perception and profitability. We offer an excellent work/life balance with great pay and benefits!


Produce, validate and store foods listed on a prep sheet by recipe in a timely manner.
Follow all recipes precisely and completely.
Convert recipes using standard liquid, volume and weight conversions
Handle large volume cooking in a fast-paced environment
Ensure proper equipment operation/maintenance
Ensure proper safety and sanitation in kitchen
Inspire market staff to maintain a sense of self pride and passion of food, service and high standards.
Maintain a positive work environment in the kitchen and market.
Work closely with the executive chef to build a branch that is unique, upscale, profitable and a compelling place to work and shop.
Must be able to meet the attendance guidelines of the job and adhere to departmental and company policies.
Maintain a positive work environment within the kitchen and market


Bachelor's or related culinary degree with 4 years of industry or related culinary experience.
Minimum of 2 years experience in a high volume food production and merchandising.
Background in High-Profile restaurants, hotels, and/or resorts a plus.
Well-organized, with proven ability to meet timelines and show results through initiatives.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills.
Excellent and ethical vendor-partnership skills with knowledge and experience of sourcing unique and new products.
Provides an “out of the box” approach to business. Able to infuse new ideas, systems and programs to achieve objectives.
Good analytical and problem-solving skills. Is resourceful.
Positive, optimistic, enthusiastic and self-confident attitude.
Operates calmly and proactively in stressful and difficult situations
Communicates and interacts professionally and respectfully with guests and all levels of the organization
Must be able to lift 40 lbs and push/pull carts weighing 150 pounds.
Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English and speak distinctly and persuasively to others.

Application Instructions:

Please email your resume to: for immediate consideration. You may also apply through our website at in the "Management" section.

Carvers and Station Attendants
FORT WORTH, Texas 76115
United States
Job Description:

§ Knowledge of carving techniques used to carve bone in hams, steamship rounds and turkey breasts.

A. Clean white chef jacket.

B. Black and white checked pants.

C. Black polished shoes with slip resistant soles.

D. White apron.chef hat and neckerchief.

§ TOOL REQUIREMENTS: 10" French knife or 12" slicer, 5" boning knife with steel, and carving fork.

Application Instructions:

Please apply online at

Banquet WaitStaff
FORT WORTH, Texas 76115
United States
Job Description:

§ Ability to carry 10 entrees on tray through a crowded room for 75 yards.

§ Familiar with table-side wine service.

§ Familiar with traditional table place settings.

§ Familiar with basic napkin folds.

§ Must be able to handle a station or 25 guests.

§ Experienced banquet waitstaff only.


A. Black polished shoes with slip resistant soles.

B. Black socks or black stockings\tights.

C. Black tuxedo pants with crease.

D. Pressed white tuxedo dress shirt.

E. Black studs bow tie and cummerbund.

Application Instructions:

Please apply online at