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Lead Line Cook


Fare Resources

We are food program designers, managers, and operators who have been involved in food and tech our entire professional careers. We are committed to transforming the institutional food system to do good for the world and our core values influence everything we do:

Position overview

The Lead Line Cook (LLC) will support the Executive Chef (EC) and Chef De Cuisine (CDC) in executing catered meals (breakfast/lunch/dinner) for companies in the Bay Area and overseeing the commissary where we produce all food. The Kitchen Manager will lead daily food production, prep lists and manage the kitchen team. The LLC will help to upkeep and improve kitchen systems and organization. The LLC will participate in menu planning, creating daily rotating menus born out of food creativity, effective product utilization and seasonality.


Leads preparation and execution of breakfast/lunch/dinner •Leads production schedule and identifies/implements production efficiencies in the kitchen •Leads and develops kitchen team •Ensures kitchen is regularly cleaned and maintained in adherence to the Board of Health’s policies •Oversees Cooks and Dishwashers on a daily basis •Supports menu development •Supports EC and CDC with weekly ordering •Works with EC and CDC to uphold and improve kitchen systems •Develops and implements training systems and methods with EC for all BOH staff •Communicates with EC, CDC and FOH team to ensure quality and quantity standards are being maintained


•3+ years experience as a restaurant/commissary •Chef with a passion for food & people •Strong understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills, local and seasonal ingredients, diverse cooking styles, cultures, producers and farms •Positive attitude, strong work ethic, professionalism, communication and patience •Fun to be around, hungry to grow within a startup, organized and disciplined •Basic computer skills (docs, spreadsheets, google docs, etc.) •Manager level ServSafe certification

Benefits and Perks

• Above-market salary / wages • Health, dental, and vision insurance • Retirement plan • Stock in the company • Free daily meals