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Lead Cook

Denver, CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
We are seeking a Lead Cook for our Evening/Night Shift to join our team! 

Choice Market is committed to making high-quality, healthy, delicious food convenient and accessible. And you would be a key part to making that happen. This is a very exciting time for our company as we rapidly expand giving you great opportunity for growth in your career here. 

PERKS: Extra Tips, 20% In-Store Discount, Ability to Partake in Corporate Special Events, Growth Opportunity, Excellent Work Environment and Company Culture, Working with High-Quality Foods 

And we are currently offering a $500 signing bonus! You will receive $250 after 30 days of employment and the remaining $250 at 90 days. 


  • Mentor and train staff to ensure proper cooking methods and recipes are followed 

  • Contribute as a leader of the department by supervising Commissary team and Line 

  • Cook staff and improving operational efficiencies as needed 

  • Observe methods of food preparation, cooking, and sizes of portions to ensure food is adequately prepared 

  • Prepare and assign production and prep work for Line Cooks to complete 

  • Breakdown workstation and complete closing duties ensuring all Line Cooks' assignments are completed before they sign out 

  • Reward and recognize staff for individual and team success 

  • Make recipe or menu changes so that foods will be utilized before expiration date to eliminate waste as much as possible 

  • Make transition between seasonal menus three times a year 

  • Check menus daily for any required advance preparation 

  • Post prep sheets for catering and special event orders 

  • Consult with Executive Chef for special events and menus 

  • Complete weekly food inventory, orders food supplies, and ensures stock is received and stored appropriately 

  • Perform quality audits and specs checks, including temp checks on food items and dish machines 

  • Perform daily temperature checks for coolers and products 

  • Ensure and promote the sanitary integrity of the facility, equipment, and food products 

  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards 


  • Completion of a Culinary program preferred 

  • 3+ years cooking in a professional kitchen 

  • 1+ year of proven kitchen management experience 

  • Willingness to be flexible to work any shift including nights, weekends, overtime, and holidays as needed 

  • Attendance - Being on time and ready to work scheduled hours are essential job functions always 

  • Ability to utilize technology including KDS and Microsoft Outlook and Teams 

  • Ability to read specification books and production sheets 

  • Must maintain above average safety and work performance standards 

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment while keeping deadlines with precision 

  • Must be able to effectively perform multiple tasks at one time 

  • Must show good customer service skills at all times 

  • Must be able to read and understand English 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work and may not include all the duties required of the position. 

At Choice Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Choice Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs. 

Reports To: Store Manager and Director of Culinary

Job Type: Full-time

Shift: Evening/Night

Pay: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour 


  • 401(k) 

  • Health Insurance 

  • Dental Insurance 

  • Vision Insurance 

  • Paid Time Off 

  • Extra Tips 

  • Company Discounts 



Denver, CO
80202 USA