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Reporting to the Kitchen Department Manager, the Production Cook provides exceptional service and quality products.

Gus’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of ancestry, race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual identity, sexual orientation, age, creed, genetic information, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or other basis protected by applicable federal or California state law.


  • Stock and maintain sufficient levels of food on the line.
  • Cooking and preparing all menu items in accordance with directions given by the chef.
  • Food preparation and portioning prior to service.
  • Follow recipes to create soups and stocks and to marinate, grill and roast meats.
  • Ensure cleanliness of the storage and work area. Keep a clean and sanitary work station at all times and all equipment clean and sanitized.
  • Take instruction, direction, and follow the procedures provided by our kitchen manager.
  • Safely operate and use equipment such as knives, wrappers, scales, as well as other equipment.
  • Examine the refrigerator and other storage areas daily for food that is spoiled and/or damaged.  Maintain orderly rotation of items.
  • Keep accurate spoilage, transfer and demolition logs.


  • Proven ability to work safely in a fast-paced environment.
  • 3 years experience in a professional kitchen including hotline and grill experience.
  • Current, valid, Food Handler Card is required.
  • Must be able to communicate with customers who speak only English.
  • Committed to providing quality goods, championing local purveyors, and advocating for environmental stewardship.
  • Understand spoken Spanish a plus.
  • A sense of humor and ability to find fulfillment in working with team members.
  • Open schedule is preferred, evenings, weekends and holidays are a must.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

Physical Requirement / Working Conditions

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • In an 8-hour workday: standing/walking 6-8 hours.
  • Hand use: single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing, and pulling.
  • Work requires the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting, and reaching.
  • Exposure to temperatures: <32 degrees Fahrenheit (freezing), 32-40
  • degrees Fahrenheit (refrigerators), >90 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Ability to work in a wet and cold environment.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and
  • holidays as needed.

This describes the general requirements of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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