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Cook ~ $14/hr ~ St.Petersburg Area!

St Petersburg, Florida
SAGE Dining Services® is seeking a Cook for a beautiful private school in St. Petersburg, FL.

Any position at SAGE can easily become a career; we promote from within and value our team's talents! Our meals are made from scratch, so you can feel good about the food you create every day.

Check out our video. We know you’ll love it!


  • Monday-Friday
  • 7 am - 3 pm
  • Some evenings and weekends
  • FT

What you get:

  • Daily training
  • Competitive Pay: $14-$15 per hour depending on experience
  • Uniforms/shoes
  • Competitive wages paid weekly
  • Career growth opportunity


  • Ability to execute recipes in detail
  • ServSafe® certification, or its equivalent
  • Prior cooking experience preferred, but not required
  • Ability to set up a serving/action station
  • Culinary degree preferred, but not required
  • Ability to read and write in English, use simple math, follow, and give oral and written instructions

What will you do:

  • Follow from-scratch recipes for Breakfast and Lunch
  • Have prep for two days out
  • Have a strong attention to detail
  • Manage waste
  • Keep kitchen and serving area clean
  • Help to receive and organize daily delivery
  • Follow all food and sanitation protocol especially in accordance with COVID-19 safe practices
  • Use fresh and seasonal ingredients daily
  • Adhere to the daily changes in a positive manner
  • Assist team with all daily kitchen duties including general cleaning, dish washing, & food production
  • Interact with co-workers, students, and client community in a friendly manner
  • Be positive and upbeat at all times!

What you'll need:

  • Professional cooking experience for Cook role
  • Great knife skills
  • Able to work well under stress & multi-task
  • Ability to work in an organized fashion with the emphasis on great food, high safety standards, and a clean work environment
  • Excellent and outgoing customer service skills
  • Upbeat attitude--your smile is part of the uniform!
  • Strong work ethic in a very fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Ability to put away stock when goods are delivered; if needed
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs and stand for long periods of time

We’re using phone and video interviewing to make the hiring process safe and present as little risk as possible to you as an applicant. When you come for an in-person interview, you’ll see we practice physical distancing in a sanitized environment. SAGE follows healthcare best practices to keep our Team Members and visitors safe, requiring them to complete daily temperature and symptom checks, wear a mask at all times, and maintain physical distancing. Of course, this is food service, so our teams are accustomed to keeping all areas clean, but we’re sanitizing and disinfecting more frequently.

To get a glimpse of what a day at a SAGE venue looks like, check out our video: https://vimeo.com/340290507/19b1fa72cf

Working for SAGE means being part of a community. You’d work alongside creative, enthusiastic Team Members who share your passion for culinary excellence. You’d also make a difference in an academic community and bring excitement to the dining hall with made-from-scratch, Chef-inspired recipes that delight students, faculty, staff, and parents.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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