Cook careers in Perkins Restaurant & Bakery West Des Moines, IA

Website Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

This Jobsfunter Listing is about Perkins Restaurant Bakery in West Des Moines, IA 2022

About the job

BE A PART OF OUR SUCCESS!All shifts and hours are available! Laser-focused on providing late-night (10 pm-6am) shifts to serve our guests!Benefits & Perks:

Educational Assistance with DeVry University with complimentary laptop**

Immediate Family Members are also eligible

Development Pathway: Step by step process to grow your career

3 College Credits hours for completing manager training****

Competitive Pay with Service Award Incentive

Get paid daily through Daily Pay!

Comprehensive Health Benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, and more!***

401(k) retirement savings with company match

Flexible Schedule

All you can eat pancakes + meal discounts!

Employee Discount Program for a variety of items and needs

Necessities, such as mobile and computer discounts

Travel, such as hotel discounts

Entertainment, such as Six Flags/White Water and Disney discounts

Perkins has experienced years of success through ensuring 100% guest satisfaction on every visit. If you want to work and grow with a company who has a proven track record of success, has an unmatched commitment to their employees and employees the best in the industry, you are in the right place!

Position Description

As a Cook, you will be responsible for preparing menu items according to company policies, procedures, programs, and performance standards. In addition, you will perform all duties to maximize guest satisfaction and a quality work environment as directed Kitchen Manager or Manager on Duty.


Reports to work well-groomed, in a clean and proper uniform, and at all times practices good personal hygiene.

Uses, maintains, and cleans all kitchen line equipment, plus preparation and storage areas.

Stocks and rotates products on cooking line.

Has sufficient knowledge of cooking stations, menu items and prep procedures to ensure correct portioning, quality, cooking time, and performance standards.

Cooks and prepares menu items according to guest request within company standards and following food safety and sanitation procedures.

Monitors and oversees food temperatures during hot and cold handling to reduce the incidence of risk factors known to cause food-borne illness.

Anticipates, identifies and corrects system breakdowns to achieve maximum guest satisfaction.

Communicates with the Manager on Duty and coworkers regarding product/services deficiencies, equipment, safety problems, etc.


Basic skills such as sanitation, safety, and customer service taught through in-house training

Must be able to communicate clearly

Physical Requirements / Environment / Work Conditions:

Must have high level of mobility/flexibility

Must be able to work irregular hours under heavy stress/pressure during peak times

Must possess high level of coordination

Must lift and carry up to 50 pounds for distances up to 30 feet

Must be able to fit through an opening 30” wide

Requires frequent reaching, bending, pushing, and pulling

Exposure to heat, steam, smoke, cold, and odors

Requires continual standing and walking


This job description is not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended, however, to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making decisions related to job performance, employee development and compensation. As such, the employee may perform other duties and responsibilities as required.

Company: Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Entry level 

Job Location:  West Des Moines, IA

Application Deadline: N/A

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