Cooks; Experienced; Full Service (Sun - Thurs; 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

July 18, 2023
August 18, 2023
Temporary to Permanent
Newport News
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Job Description:

Goodwin William Staffing is seeking Experienced Cooks to join our team/work with one of our clients in Newport News, VA in a full service restaurant environment. These individuals will be responsible for cooking and preparing food according to recipes and production guidelines while adhering to food safety, food handling, and sanitation procedures. The Cooks will safely handle knives and equipment such as grills, fryers, ovens, broilers, etc... Sun - Thurs; 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Start date; August 12th or August 13th, depending on the job/work schedule.

Dress code; Black pants (no leggings), black slip resistant shoes, and white collared shirt. No facial piercings. No facial tattoos.

Parking; Temporary parking permit issued on site.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Cooks and prepares a variety of food according to production guidelines and standardized recipes
  • Sets up workstation with all needed ingredients and equipment
  • Prepares ingredients by measuring, weighing, mixing, chopping, trimming, and peeling food items
  • Safely utilizes a variety of utensils including knifes
  • Operates equipment such as ovens, stoves, slicers, mixers, etc.
  • Bakes, roasts, broils, steams, and uses a variety of cooking methods on meat, vegetables, and other foods
  • Arranges, garnishes, and portions food according to established guidelines
  • Properly stores food by adhering to food safety policies and procedures
  • Cleans and sanitizes work areas, equipment, and utensils
  • Maintains excellent customer service and positive attitude towards guest, customers, clients, co­ workers, etc.
  • Adheres to safety policies and procedures including proper food safety and sanitation
  • Ensures security of company assets
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned by manager

Available Positions: Full-time, Part-time

Available Schedules:

  • Sun - Thurs; 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $14.00 - $16.80 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance

Experience level:

  • 1 year

Restaurant type:

  • Casual dining restaurant


  • restaurant cooking: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person


  • Experience as a cook or in a related role required
  • Proven knowledge of the basic principles of food preparation, various cooking methods, and food safety regulations such as proper food handling, sanitation, and storage
  • Must be able to obtain food safety certification; ServSafe certification a plus
  • Demonstrates basic math and counting skills
  • Demonstrates interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Requires occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling of up to 25 lbs

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