Prep Cook/Line Cook

Position: Prep Cook / Line Cook


Brand/Sector: BenchConnect, a sector of Compass Group North America


Job Type: Gig/On-Call/On-Demand


Location: Chicago, IL - including surrounding suburbs


Who We Are: BenchConnect is a division of the leading food and support services organization in North America, Compass Group. Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. We strive for the highest quality results, while treating our associates, suppliers, and the local communities we engage in with respect. We aim to connect proven hospitality professionals with interim roles for special events, catering gigs, as well as on-demand day of opportunities within our own internal network of top-grade operations. We strive to match our operators with the strongest performance-ready team members available, while providing talented hospitality professionals the opportunity to come off the bench and work where they want, when they want!


Who You Are: Fun and enthusiastic gig seeker who has a love for customer service. We are looking for talented individuals that have prior experience working in a food service operation.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Follow all safety procedures when transporting dishes and utensils from the front of the house to the kitchen area using trays, bus tubs, or carts.
  • Clean cooking stations and equipment to expedite a smooth flow of service while maintaining all sanitations standards. Wash dishes, glasses, and pots as needed.
  • Scrape/rinse food from dirty dishes and wash them by hand or place them in racks or on conveyor to dishwashing machine depending on assigned equipment.
  • Keep display equipment clean and free of debris during meal service as assigned and in compliance with all safety and sanitation standards
  • Assist in receiving heavy deliveries from dock and transporting to assigned storage areas observing all safe lifting standards.
  • Perform other functions and duties as assigned.

Required qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Available to work: on call
  • Access to personal devices for work: smartphone - any type
  • Willing to wear face mask

Preferred qualifications:

  • Available to work: holidays
  • Available to work: weekends
  • Willing to travel locally
  • 1+ year of experience in the food & restaurant industry
Part time
Lake Forest, IL 60045, US