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Line Cook - Brookfield, WI

Post Date: 02/28/2024

Req. Number: 108243

City: Brookfield

State: Wisconsin

Zip Code: 53045


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill TalentBridge, along with our client, is currently recruiting for a Line Cook to work in the Brookfield area!

General Summary
Responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction through aiding the Culinary Manager in the coordination of kitchen activities.  Acts as second-in-command and runs the kitchen in the absence of the Culinary Manager.  Prepares and cooks a wide variety of foods to fulfill customer requirements.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Prepare, cook and serve hot and cold meals to restaurant clientele.  Provide for special dietary requirements where necessary.  Work with Culinary Manager to determine needs and provide input for menu item selection.  Helps plan for special events.
  • Helps Culinary Manager in ensuring that all kitchen and dining staff members know and understand safe handling procedures for equipment and food, and promotes good hygiene practice.  Attends regulatory compliance training as needed.
  • Liaise with Culinary Manager and wait staff in ensuring that all customer needs are taken care of and that the kitchen is equipped to handle demand.
  • Helps wait staff become familiar with menu and specialty items so that items can be described to customers:  ie:  ingredients, cooking methods (boiled, broiled, baked, fried, etc.), etc.
  • Keeps all equipment cleaned and well maintained.  Communicates to Culinary Manager any faulty appliances, damaged  furniture, equipment or any potential hazard.  Keeps kitchen clean and ready for next meal service.
  • Ensures customer satisfaction at all times and works to correct any issues in a timely manner.  Visits with customers whenever able.
  • Assists rest of restaurant team as necessary.  Before leaving at the end of each shift, make sure there are no other activities that need your assistance.
  • Fulfills other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent customer service skills – The ability to communicate with and respect the needs of the senior citizen population is required
  • 2 + Years of culinary experience
  • Ability to work with numbers and use of good judgement and decision-making abilities is required
  • Must be able to move/lift up to 40 lbs.


  • Monday thru Friday:  10am-630pm, must be able to work every other weekend
  • Pay Rate:  $15 -$19/hr

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