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Line Cook

Location: 200 S. Gary Ave, Bloomingdale, IL
Brand: Cooper's Hawk

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The Cooper’s Hawk Line Cook is critical to the success of the company and plays an integral role in executing a positive experience for each restaurant Guest. The Line Cook is responsible for the daily preparation and execution of food items in the pantry, fry, grill, broil and sauté stations.   

What You’ll Get

  • Incredible Discounts:
    • 50% Dining and Carryout
    • 40% Retail Wine
    • 20% Retail and Private Events
    • Monthly Complimentary Wine Tasting for Two 
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Insurance plus Telemedicine and Wellness Program
  • Company Matching 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Savings Accounts- Health and Dependent Care 
  • Highly Competitive Pay plus Team Member Incentives & Rewards  
  • Pay Access before Pay Day 
  • Flexible Schedules 
  • Paid Time Off
  • Access to Team Member Relief Program
  • Employee Assistance Program, providing mental health, legal and financial counseling.
  • “Everyday Benefits” Program to include insurance coverage (pet, life, auto, home/property) and employee discounts on goods and services
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Complimentary Team Member Shift Meals and Uniform 
  • Wine and Culinary Education 
  • Career Growth Flight Plan
  • Milestones Recognition Program

What You’ll Do  

  • Maintain Cooper’s Hawk quality standards by preparing assigned recipes to specification 
  • Follow recipes, manage portion control, and adhere to presentation specifications 
  • Set up station according to established specifications 
  • Properly use the KDS system to manage cook times, while preparing and multitasking several dishes at a time. 
  • Restock all items as needed throughout the shift 
  • Assist with the cleaning, sanitation, and organization of kitchen, walk-in coolers, and all storage areas 
  • Maintain kitchen equipment in “like new” condition 
  • Clean and maintain station using necessary safety, sanitation, and organizational skills  
  • Maintain professional relationships and clear communications with all Managers and Team Members 
  • Follow departmental checklists and standard operating procedures to ensure work areas are prepared for opening, mid-shift or closing in accordance with company guidelines  
  • Perform other duties as assigned 

What You’ll Need   

  • Must represent Cooper’s Hawk Values 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
  • A minimum of 6 months line cook experience in upscale casual dining or an equivalent service environment  
  • An individual who thrives in a team-based environment  
  • Basic knowledge of professional cooking and experience in knife skills while using a cut-glove  
  • Knowledge of safety, sanitation, and food handling procedures 
  • Ability to follow recipes and instructions 
  • Ability to communicate clearly with Guests, Managers and Team Members  
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment 
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. 
  • Ability to stand and walk up to 10 hours per shift 
  • Ability to work within the following conditions: wet floors, temperature extremes, and loud noise 
  • Ability to exert fast-paced mobility for periods of up to 6 hours in length 
  • Ability to perform essential functions to Cooper’s Hawk standards with reasonable accommodation 
  • Ability to work flexible shifts and schedules, inclusive of weekends and some holidays  
  • Must be able to read, write and understand English 

Cooper’s Hawk reviews several factors when establishing compensation. Salaries and hourly wages appearing in a job posting may be published by third parties and may not reflect the salaries or hourly wages offered by Cooper’s Hawk.    

Cooper’s Hawk is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to the person’s race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Cooper’s Hawk makes reasonable accommodations during all aspects of the employment process, including during the interview process.    

The information provided above indicates the general nature and level of work required of the position and is not a comprehensive list of all responsibilities or qualifications. The Benefits list is only a highlight of some of the benefits offered to team members; eligibility for certain benefits apply.


About Us

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants was created with the inspiration of bringing the Napa Valley experience to all of America, by combining an elegant tasting room with a polished casual restaurant and scratch kitchen. Cooper's Hawk wines have won hundreds of awards and are the Official Wines of the Screen Actors Guild® Awards. We are built upon the belief that food and wine hold the power to forge a COMMUNITY, and with the world's largest wine club membership, we are paving the way to democratizing the good life!