Thirsty Lion Pub - Cherry Creek

Job 169684 - Prep Cook-Thirsty Lion
Denver, CO

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Job Details

Location: Denver, CO
Employment Type: Part-Time
Salary: Competitive

Job Description

Thirsty Lion Gastropub and Grill is looking for a few talented Prep Cooks to join our winning team.

Thirsty Lion Gastropub and Grill combines warm and inviting environment with an eclectic menu featuring a variety of multi cultural cuisines and from-scratch cooking with a commitment to local, seasonal ingredients and bold flavors. At the bar, a wide range of local craft beers are available and cocktails are crafted with fresh fruit purées, juices, and premium liquors, while wines come in 25 varieties. Enjoy a craft brew and meal while watching the game on one of the flat screens amidst an open kitchen, central bar and a patio that soaks up the sun.

Thirsty Lion’s mission is to evolve the gastropub business by creating a place where friends and family can come together, celebrate life and enjoy hand-crafted food, beer and cocktails.

Thirsty Lion was established in Portland Oregon and currently has 8 locations in Oregon, Arizona and Colorado and plans to continue growth in Texas and nationwide.

Learn more about Thirsty Lion:

Our employees are the greatest contributor to our growth and success and our most valuable asset. Dedicated employees make the difference and are the ambassadors between our brands and our guests.

If you are passionate about the restaurant industry and looking for a great company to continue your career, apply today online at


Essential Functions:

1.       Able to obtain a valid food service permit.

2.       Consistently arrives to work as scheduled, prepared to assume shift responsibilities.

3.       Consistently arrives to work well groomed and in proper uniform.

4.       Knowledgeable in Division of Responsibilities, PAR Sheet, Food Handling Procedures and Managing Food Allergen Risks as outlined in the department training manual.

5.       Receiving products are checked in according to Company policies and procedures.

6.       Prep lists are used daily and progress is updated.

7.       Recipes are always out and being followed.

8.       The “Shelf Life” of products is adhered to in accordance with the corresponding recipe.

9.       Consistently demonstrates health department regulations for proper food storage in all refrigeration units and dry storage areas.

10.    Demonstrates proper knowledge of station preparedness: product utilization and rotation, day dots, correct portioning per item, never wasting usable product.

11.    Ensures all food items prepared in the kitchen meet or exceed Company’s food quality standards.

12.    Records all waste on the provided waste sheet.

13.    Practices “clean as you go” techniques.

14.    Maintains the kitchen in a clean, organized manner, both food preparation areas and storage areas, including floors.

15.    Demonstrates and practices safe knife skills.

16.    Knowledgeable in the equipment used in the station.

17.    Consistently demonstrates an understanding of health department regulations pertaining to basic hygiene.

18.    Consistently takes an unsolicited approach to teamwork by helping other employees to insure guest satisfaction.

19.    Follows all Company accounting policies and procedures regarding employee meals.

20.    Engages guests, coworkers and managers with a positive, friendly, professional approach during all interactions.

21.    Willingly, and with positive attitude, follows direction of all management and supervisors, including additional requests for side work, cleaning, etc.

Working Conditions and Environment:

1.       Must be able to work a variety of scheduled shifts, based on the needs and volume of the operation (example: late hours, holidays, weekend, etc).

2.       Must work well in a fast paced environment.

3.       Must work well under pressure.

4.       Demonstrates good time management skills and multitasking skills.

5.       Follows Company and state safety guidelines to provide a safe working environment.


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