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Part Time - Food Service Team Member - NW Suburbs

On-site Server | Des Plaines, IL | Part Time

Job Description

Gourmet Gorilla’s mission is to strive for a sustainable future for children by providing local and sustainable school meals and healthier eating options! Be part of the school community.

Locations include: Des Plaines, IL

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • Portioning a variety of food items
  • Preparing meals for service at schools
  • Ensure food quality standards are followed from delivery to re-therm to the presentation of the final product, in a timely manner while providing excellent customer service
  • Committed to being punctual, adhering to the time and attendance policy
  • Set up and break down of breakfast and lunch line layout
  • Keep students informed of the scheduled menu and new items
  • Receive student customer feedback, (food quality, likes and dislikes) and communicate information to management
  • Basic record keeping
  • Able to identify and effectively communicate any concerns while being solution-oriented with issues that may affect food safety, quality and or the student customer experience.


  • Superior attention to detail required
  • Knowledge of food safety and sanitation requirements
  • Positive attitude, reliable, and flexible
  • Enjoy being around children
  • Must be able to lift at least 30lbs
  • Strong communication skills
  • Basic technology skills - will work with iPads, computers, etc.
  • Clean background check
  • SafeServe Certified a plus


  • We are currently staffing for year round positions
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 1:30pm (subject to change)
  • Immediate Hire


  • Please send a resume and a short statement of why you are interested and qualified for the job
  • Provide three references

Gourmet Gorilla is an Equal Opportunity Employer and require background checks. Candidates will be required to show proof of right to work. We are looking for professional, mature, committed employees.