Line Cook: John's Landing Neighborhood


$14-$15/hr. + tips which average an additional $5-$7/hr. and a $250 Signing Bonus.


Wednesday - Sunday between 10am & 9pm 

We are looking for an energetic team-player to serve the community surrounding our beautiful neighborhood deli on SW Corbett Ave. Personal motivation and teamwork are imperative. As you grow in your role, you could learn how to make pizza, and other grill menu items to order.

We need a grill cook with a positive, upbeat attitude. You should be helpful toward customers, greet each customer, and assure them a sincere welcome and interest in their shopping experience.

We need a cook who can:

  • Give exemplary customer service, has an ability to multitask and converse with customers, and an ability to maintain an efficient workflow when busy.
  • Perform store opening procedures and guidelines in an accurate and efficient manner
  • Heat, prep, stock, and prepare food according to Elephants quality high standards and Health Department guidelines.
  • Maintain appropriate food levels and production/prep list throughout shift and for next shift.
  • Maintain a clean and attractive workstation and personal presentation throughout shift.
  • Engage in active selling.
  • Know the ingredients of all products in this area.
  • Present positive body language.  Keep moving.
  • Be directly responsible for your own certification and training.
  • Communicate product information to cooks.  Troubleshoot and question food quality.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Other requirements:

  • Customer service skills.
  • At least one-year cooking experience (Grill experience preferred, but not required)
  • Organizational skills
  • Willingness to hustle and be self-motivated
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Knife skills
  • Must obtain and keep on your person a valid Food Handler’s Card

Your Mission is our Mission

A certified B Corporation, Elephants Delicatessen is passionate about great local foods from scratch and our social mission: community involvement, employee well-being, and environmental protection.

Our people are the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and company’s achievement as well.


We provide a competitive wage and benefit package for our employees, which includes:

  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Kaiser Medical coverage, with alternative care as a bonus (acupuncture, chiropractic, massage therapy, etc.)
  • Dental, FSA, and 401k
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Discounts on our yummy, made-from-scratch food
  • A fun, energetic environment
  • Chance to win employee raffles
  • Discounts at selected B Corporations
  • Cell phone discounts with Verizon and Sprint
  • Discount at and Shoes for Crews
  • Counseling services
  • Training and support
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • The opportunity to make a difference: We value every employee’s contributions and ideas

Full time
Salary Range
$27,000.00 - 36,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Portland, OR 97239, US