Cook Job – San Marcos, TX

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Why You'll Love This Job!

Do you strive for perfection and would like to work for a company where that trait is rewarded? Would you enjoy creating delicious food dishes, customized to satisfaction in a state-of-the-art kitchen? If you are great with time management and interested in pursuing a career at an established Austin eatery, Hat Creek Burger Company is interested in bringing you on board as our Cook!

As a Hat Creek Cook, you would be a member of the Back-of-House team, and play an important role in preparing outstanding food, delivered in a timely manner to all dine-in and to-go customers. You also would be responsible for prepping, cooking, portioning and serving all food products according to Hat Creek standard operating procedures, as well as inventory duties. Back-of-House team members also play a unique role in providing excellent customer service through “Hi’s and Bye’s” from the kitchen to customers and upholding our culture and mission statements while performing work in the kitchen.

For a fun and rewarding job with a family-centered business that has provided the backdrop for good food, good friends, and good fun in the Austin area since 2008, apply for Hat Creek's Cook position today!


  • Follow prep/par sheets to prepare product for shift.
  • Accurately cook, assemble, and package customer's orders according to Hat Creek S.O.Ps.
  • Follow all portion control procedures and accurately record food waste.
  • Follow proper holding and storage of all food items.
  • Ensure correct food temperature is reached and maintained.
  • Work in safe and sanitary manner following all local and state requirements.
  • Unpack and store incoming inventory and truck orders.
  • Ensure cleanliness of your cooking area.
  • Safe operation of all kitchen equipment.
  • Report any kitchen equipment that is not working correctly.


  • Collaboration skills.
  • Flexibility.
  • Stress management/composure.
  • Time management.


  • Commitment to Hat Creek culture and mission.
  • Punctual.
  • Great work ethic.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Friendly.
  • Some coaching/training of new hires.

Work Environment

  • Cooks are required to work in a kitchen environment which includes working with and around kitchen equipment such as but not limited to ovens, stoves, walk-in cooler/freezer, milkshake machine, frying equipment, and knives.
  • You will be exposed to heat, steam, fire, noise, and potentially slippery surfaces including the floor.
  • Cooks are expected to be on their feet for up to 8 hours or more at a time.
  • Cooks must be able to lift as much as 50 pounds.

Work Hours

The Cook position can be either part-time or full-time. The restaurant working schedule is Monday to Sunday.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 1+ year(s) of restaurant experience.

Work Authorization

Must be eligible to work in the United States.

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