Line / Salad / Prep Cook Needed! - DiPratos Delicatessen - Columbia, SC

· Columbia, South Carolina
Employment Type Full Time / Part Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $13 to $16 Hourly

Line/Salad/Prep Cook - DiPrato's Delicatessen

Di Prato's Delicatessen

342 Pickens St, Columbia, SC 29205

Competitive hourly salary - $13 to $16 Hourly

8-hour shifts - Tuesday through Sunday 8AM to 4PM

Full Job Description

Diprato's Delicatessen is recruiting fresh chef/cook talent!

We are a family owned and operated hospitality management company with over 10 years of service to our guests and the communities in which they live.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Employee discount
  • Referral program


  • 8 hour shift - Tuesday through Sunday 8AM to 4PM
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • Weekends


  • Chef/Cook: 1 year (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

We are currently seeking an all-around cook at Diprato's Delicatessen

  • Responsibilities for Line Cook
    • Prepare ingredients then cook and assemble dishes as indicated by recipes
    • Perform portion control and minimize waste to keep cost within forecasted range
    • Ensure that all dishes are prepared in a timely manner by restocking ingredients at work station and meeting prep times to ensure smooth delivery
    • Set up and clean station according to restaurant protocol
    • Maintain a clean work station area, including kitchen equipment, tables, and shelves
    • Comply with applicable sanitary, health, and personal hygiene standards
    • Ensure quality and freshness of ingredients and products
    • Perform additional tasks as assigned by the line supervisor, sous-chef, or executive chef
  • Qualifications for Line Cook
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required; culinary degree preferred
    • 1-3 years of experience cooking in a restaurant, hotel, or resort
    • Understanding of cooking methods and procedures, and knife handling skills
    • Ability to perform tasks with accuracy, speed, and attention to detail
    • Ability to read and follow cooking directions
    • Ability to remain calm in a fast-paced environment
    • Must be organized and self-motivated
    • Must be able to stand, bend, stretch, and lift, and carry heavy materials.

Career Growth - What we look for:

  • Own your area of responsibility and its impact on the guest experience. Lead the selection, coaching, and recognition of a highly effective team. Develop team members for future opportunities.
  • Ensure team is thoroughly trained, understands expectations, and demonstrates friendly hospitality. Provide ongoing feedback, manage performance, and drive accountability. Adhere to legal and company standards.
  • As an ambassador of our brand, create and nurture relationships within the community.
  • Communicate regularly and effectively with staff, guests, and other members of management.
  • While you may have a primary area of responsibility, knowledge and management of whole-house operations is required. We are one team.
  • Be a good steward; act with ownership mentality.
  • Ensure the safety of employees and guests at all times

In return for providing great guest service, DiPratos Delicatessen can offer you:

  • Competitive hourly salary ($13 to $16)
  • Job flexibility and stability.
  • Career growth and training opportunities
  • On-the-job fun 

Thank You

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  • Location
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Employment Type
    Full Time / Part Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $13 to $16 Hourly