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Seasonal Prep + Line Cooks

Coloma, MI, USA

Job Type

Part Time

About the Role

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary range is commensurate with level of experience. Starting wages will be reviewed after the successful candidates first performance review.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

Salary: $9.65 - $18.00 per hour
Employee discount
Professional development assistance
Learning Environment

8 hour shift
Day shift
Night shift

Cooking: 3+ years (Preferred)

Hours per week:


Are you a team player? Do you love the rush of Saturday night dinner service?

If you answered yes to any of these questions - you may be the LINE & PREP COOK we’re looking for! The Blackbird Waterhouse is building a team and is looking for ambitious, talented team players who are looking to join a growing organization!


  • The desire to work.

  • Be at least 18 years of age and can legally work in the United States.

  • Ability to work nights, holidays and weekends.

  • Previous Restaurant cooking experience preferred.

  • Ability to twist, bend, stand and lift heavy items of 50 + pounds.

  • Any culinary certifications or Servsafe certifications a plus.

  • Ability to read write and speak english fluently.

  • Reliable transportation to and from work.

  • Be ready to work in a culture where we are courteous and respectful to our fellow comrades and service staff.


  • Responsible for culinary stations assigned.

  • Prepares, seasons, finishes all menu items according to the recipes.

  • Basic knife skills.

  • Dependable and accountable to consistently execute all open/close duties.

  • Ensures that all stations are clean and that all food is sealed, dated and handled according to health department guidelines and Blackbird standard.

  • Arrives on time, dressed in a clean uniform and well groomed ready to work.

  • Admits and corrects mistakes quickly without sacrificing quality.

  • Can handle constructive feedback and believes honesty is the best policy.

  • Wants to learn and be a part of a dynamic team culture

  • Ability to communicate as a team.

  • Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner

  • Follow recipes and presentation specifications

  • Operate standard kitchen equipment safety and efficiently

  • Clean and maintain station in practicing good safety and sanitation

  • Assist with the cleaning and organization of kitchen and equipment

  • Restock items as needed throughout the shift

  • Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes

About the Company

Blackbird is a local, family owned restaurant in Southwest Michigan. We have a scratch kitchen, and 98% of our food is gluten free as we have a mission that everyone should be able to enjoy amazingly good food! Why work at Blackbird? Simply put, the team is dynamic and our core staff have been with us for awhile. We invest in our team members. We believe in and live the core values that drive us to work together as a team every day. Come join a great team!

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