Oct 11, 2019


  • Smithfield Foods
  • Smithfield, VA 23430, USA
General Labor Inventory Logistics Management Transportation Warehouse

Job Description

The Taste of Smithfield Restaurant


The Cook is responsible for accurately and efficiently preparing, seasoning and cooking all menu items in accordance with standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, recipes, policies and procedures.  Also performs other duties in the areas of food and final plate preparation including plating and garnishing of cooked items and preparing appropriate garnishes for menu item plates.


Position is located in Smithfield, Virginia.  No relocation offered, must provide own transportation.


This is not a general laborer position in the Plant.




<ul><li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Prepares food in accordance with food safety preparation guidelines to include cooking temperatures and times and presents food on the plate in a generally pleasing fashion.</span></li><l

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • High School diploma/GED and 2+ years of cooking experience in a well-rated restaurant, preferred but not required.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Culinary training is preferred, but not required.
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to uncompromising quality.
  • Customer serviced focused, team player with a willingness to help other employees when needed.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekend and evening shifts.
  • Ability to work shifts with long periods of walking and standing.
  • Must have Food Handler's Card.

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