Willamette Wineworks is looking for an energetic, dedicated team player to join our fast-paced kitchen. This is an entry-level, part-time position working weekends.

Position Overview:
Maintain all kitchen operations, including but not limited to, preparing food, serving, cleaning, and preparing menus. Accurately and efficiently cooks and plates a wide variety of foods.

The position offers a competitive starting rate of pay, opportunities to participate in department incentive plans, tip pool, a generous employee discount, and other perks.

Primary Job Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Supports the Company’s effort to create a more sustainable, cross-cultural, and “green” environment.
  • Order, stock, and prepare ingredients as necessary to prepare menu items.
  • Order, Stock, and maintain sufficient levels of food-related products to ensure smooth service.
  • Prepare food items prior to and during mealtime periods, usually alone or with minimal help
  • Prepare/butcher a wide variety of meats, cheese, produce, and other food products on a daily basis.
  • Create new and interesting dishes that pair with wine
  • Maintain cleanliness of service areas such as kitchen, dining room, and service stations during the entire shift.
  • Follow proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes.
  • Assume responsibility for the quality of products served. 
  • Preps and serves for banquets, private dinners, and pairings dinners as needed.
  • Implement portion and quality control standards of the menus and PAR levels.
  • Collaborate with all department managers towards profitability and help drive the vision and mission of the company


  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
  • One to two years of related experience, training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Able to stand for the majority of the workday.
  • Able to work in extreme heat, wet, cold, and humid conditions.
  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must have highly developed organizational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and as part of a team, and build dynamics and synergy across departments.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Great communication skills.
  • A valid/current Food Handler’s Card.