Kitchen Team Member Costa Mesa, CA

Kitchen Team Member

Part Time • Costa Mesa, CA

"We’re not just in the chicken business, we’re in the people business."

ABOUT THIS POSITION:

This position is for a part-time Back of House (kitchen facing) team member at Chick-fil-A Harbor Blvd at the Costa Mesa, CA location. This is a part-time, hourly, non-exempt position. Each Chick-fil-A Franchise is individually owned and operated.

This location is also hiring part-time team members in Front of House (guest facing). If you are interested in either part of the business, please only apply to one posting. You can mark both Front of House and Back of House on the full application page. For specific job description information regarding part-time positions in other business parts, please review their individual posting page.

Please include a resume with your application.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Part-time team member positions will be expected to regularly work four hour, six hour, or eight hour shifts, at various times within the various day parts of morning (5:30am-2pm), mid-day (11am-7pm), or evening (2pm-11:30pm), depending on the needs of the business and store performance goals. A prime candidate will have availability during two or three of these day part times on a regular daily basis. Availability can alternate throughout the week.

Additionally, part-time team members are desired to have open weekend availability on Friday and Saturday. Fridays and Saturdays have the highest demand for excellent store operations and require additional support on a regular basis. A prime candidate should have open availability for at least one weekend day, however open availability for both weekend days are highly preferred.

We are currently prioritizing applicants who have availability between 12:00pm - 11:30pm

As this is an entry level position, previous work experience is not required, but it is preferred. A qualified candidate must be 18 years of age or older.

MISSION:

Maintain a laser focus on the food. Create a remarkable experience for every guest every time with safe, delicious food.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Food safety practices and measures including the SAFE Daily Critical
  • Food quality practices and measures including the daily eRQA
  • Food prep, cooking, and assembly of produce, raw, hot & cold breakfast, lunch, and dinner products
  • Food prep, cooking, and assembly of catering orders and box meals
  • Maintain a sparkling clean kitchen & BOH
  • Receive truck and maintain inventory organization
  • LEAN processes and procedures for quality and inventory control
  • Collaborate with team members and fulfill our mission: Excellence Every Day & Care for Everyone
  • Achieve annual and 90-Day Sprint BOH Performance Goals

EXPECTATIONS:

1. Provide Remarkable Service

  • Effectively prep, cook, and assemble orders
  • Follow standards for proper presentation of orders
  • Ensure accuracy of orders
  • Communicate effectively with the FOH and DT team about wait times and when to park cars
  • Know when and how to prioritize orders based on the needs of the order pipeline
  • Proper food quality and monitoring
    • eRQA, Steritech Reports, Safe Daily Critical and ROA
  • Uphold organizational standards
    • box tops, where and how to stock and re-stock etc.
  • Monitor and prevent waste by following proper LEAN procedures

2. Maintain a Sparkling Clean and Safe Environment

  • Ensure clean and sanitized food contact surfaces before and after preparing food and at least every 4 hours for ongoing tasks
  • Ensure a clean and inviting kitchen environment including walls, floors, floorboards, ceiling, hood vents and equipment
  • Always be prepared for Steritech or Health Dept visits by following required food quality and safety process and procedures
  • Consistently follow all food safety procedures and standards

3. CFA Brand & Product Knowledge

  • Correctly prep, cook, and assemble all menu products per CFA standards
  • Properly and safely use, clean, and maintain all equipment related to the kitchen

4. Proficiency in Assigned Kitchen Stations

  • Stay current on Pathway updates and new product rollouts for assigned stations
  • Kitchen Stations:
    • Biscuits/Egg Station
    • Screens Station Primary and Secondary
    • Breading Station
    • Hash brown/Fry Station
    • Prep Station
    • Machines
    • Buns
    • Dishes

COMPETENCIES:

  • A heart of service
  • Customer focus
  • Shows honor, dignity & respect for all
  • Professionalism
  • Coachability & continuous improvement
  • Contributing to team success
  • Enthusiasm
  • Reliability
  • Self-Motivation
  • Planning and organization
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Decision making
  • Communication
  • Adaptability
  • Drive for results
  • Integrity
  • Punctuality
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to carry up to 40 pounds for brief and short distances

BENEFITS:

  • 24 hours of sick leave per year*
  • 1 Free meal for each shift worked that is longer than 3 hours**
  • 50% discount on all regular menu items for yourself when you dine in at our location and for your immediate family when they dine in with you at our location.**

* items provided are not available until after 90 days of employment. After 90 days, coverage enrollment and accrual plans begins.
** items provided may include additional restrictions or requirements pursuant to the Employee Handbook.

COMPENSATION:

  • Starting wage is $12.25, per hour for applicants with availability restrictions
  • Premium starting wage of $14.50, per hour†† is only for applicants with full time availability
  • Full time availability means you can work open to close, Monday through Saturday, without restriction.

Pay rate will be based on availability and experience. Hours will be given based on performance.
†† Pay rate will be based on open availability. Hours will be given based on performance. High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.





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Our Core Values: Excellence - Selfless - Hardworking - Joy - Stewardship

Here are some of the great benefits of working at Chick-fil-A:

Competitive Pay
Along with a competitive paycheck, you will work in a nurturing environment where you will learn valuable business and people skills.
Flexible Hours
You probably have commitments to your family, friends, school or sports teams. We will try to arrange your work schedule around them.
Closed Sundays
All Chick-fil-A restaurants are closed on Sundays so you can have a day off to spend with family and friends.
No Experience Is Necessary
We are looking for friendly, enthusiastic people who enjoy serving guests. We will teach you everything else you need to know.
College Scholarships
At Chick-fil-A, we believe everyone deserves an education. We offer Leadership Scholarships to eligible employees who qualify.
24 hours of sick leave per year
Items provided are not available until after 90 days of employment. After 90 days, coverage enrollment and accrual plans begin.
1 Free meal for each shift worked that is longer than 3 hours
Items provided may include additional restrictions or requirements pursuant to the Employee Handbook.
50% discount on all regular menu items
50% discount for yourself when you dine in at our location and for your immediate family when they dine in with you at our location. Items provided may include additional restrictions or requirements pursuant to the Employee Handbook.