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Pot Washer for a Sustainable Food Service Kitchen

Kitchen | Gourmet Gorilla | Full Time

Job Description

About Gourmet Gorilla

Gourmet Gorilla, founded in 2009, strives for a sustainable future for our children by providing local and organic school meals and healthier eating options. We are committed to working with community partners to provide solid nutrition for children in order to help them learn and grow.

We are building a team of professionals who care about food and where it comes from; who choose to work in a nurturing environment where all individuals are respected and coached to grow. We value creativity, diversity, breadth of knowledge, and a desire to enjoy our profession.

We are seeking a dedicated and diligent pot washer for our high volume kitchen specializing in sustainable school lunches. This individual must possess the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Job Details

  • Hours: Full-time Monday - Friday; 12pm - 8pm.

  • Location: 1200 W. Cermak Rd.

  • Pay: $13.00 per hour start depending on experience

  • Start: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Wash cooking ware, pots, and pans.

  • Transport bins from loading dock to washing area

  • Clean down kitchen and dock area

  • Organize kitchen and inventory as needed

  • Assist with kitchen production as needed

  • Ensure all facility doors are locked


  • One year of experience highly preferred

  • Diligent & focused worker

  • High energy level, positive attitude, reliable, and flexible

  • Ability to lift heavy items: at least 50 lbs

  • Ability to work in teams

  • Fluent in English (bilingual in Spanish or Burmese is a plus)

  • Ability to read and write English


  • Please send a resume and a short statement of why you are interested and qualified for the jobs

  • Provide three references