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Mike's Organic Cook

Mike's Organic Delivery

Mike's Organic Delivery

Stamford, CT, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 11, 2023
Mike’s Organic partners with small farmers, fisherman, artisans and producers to deliver high-quality organic food and products. Mike’s is more than a market – it’s about a mission to help change the way we grow, purchase and connect with our food. To make it fun and informative to shop for it. To build a healthier and more sustainable food system by educating consumers about not only the products on the shelves but the people behind them. To treat each other with respect and understand. To help provide access to those who are unable to put healthy food on their tables.

Position Summary: Cooks are in charge of prepping food and executing recipes according to menu specifications while meeting presentation and timing standards. Duties include preparing food and maintaining a clean, organized and well-stocked work area.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Model the values of Mike’s Organic
  • Ensure prep stations and kitchen are properly set up, clean and stocked
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of recipes and procedures for all menu items
  • Prepare recipes by chopping produce, cutting and handling meat and preparing sauces
  • Ensure food prep and storage areas meet health and safety standards
  • Set up sanitation bucket and trash receptacles and ensure work areas are clean and sanitized
  • Ensure quality of ingredients before using them
  • Control and minimize waste
  • Comply with safety regulations and procedures
  • Answer, report out on and follow manager’s instructions
  • Do inventory counts; monitor and replenish stock when needed
  • Coordinate with and assist teammates as needed
  • Positive, professional approach with coworkers and vendors
  • Label packages with product information and weight
  • Pack a variety of items into boxes, weigh and label for delivery
  • Use of a retail and inventory management system
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Ability to follow all sanitation procedures
  • Knowledge and proficiency in various cooking methods (sauté, braise, grill, poach) and familiarity with recipe execution
  • Ability to follow instructions and work quickly
  • Able to manage own time to complete multiple tasks in fast-paced environment
  • Positive, friendly disposition; work effectively in a team environment
  • Professional appearance; dress in accordance with safety standards


  • Valid ServSafe Food Handler Certificate

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Exposure to hazards or physical risks such as open flame and sharp knives, which require following basic safety precautions
  • Exposure to extreme heat, steam and cold present in a kitchen environment
  • Spend up to 20 minutes in a walk-in freezer, which is a confined space that varies from 32-40 degrees
  • Able to work quickly and handle multiple tasks
  • Stand and walk for an entire shift (up to 8 hours)
  • Repetitive motion, pulling, pushing, lifting and moving
  • Manual dexterity to cut and chop foods and perform other related tasks
  • Lifting and carry heavy containers up to 50 lbs.
  • Move safely through all areas of the facility, which may include stairs, uneven or slick surfaces

Pay and Benefits:

  • Pay: $17.00 - $22.00 per hour
  • Employee discounts at Mike’s Organic
  • Paid time off
  • Referral bonus program
  • Other