Food Truck Lead Cook

Plating Grace and Grub | Baltimore, MD

Posted Date 12/22/2021

Essential Functions

  1. Drive truck to/from events safely
  2. Work on the truck during open hours (including nights / weekends). Responsibilities will include: 
  • Cooking menu items according to company systems and recipes
  • Keep work areas clean and organized at all times
  • Make sure truck is completely cleaned at the end of each shift according to company expectations
  • Assist with event setup and tear down as needed
  • Provide excellent, friendly customer service 
  1. Assist with preparation at commissary including ingredient prep, cleaning, readying the truck for service, and other duties
  2. Manage the kitchen and staff to ensure consistent flow of service for events
  3. Ensure that all kitchen staff adhere to company systems, processes and procedures at all times
  4. Respectfully provide correction to staff when necessary.
  5. Help to provide instruction, training and guidance for interns
  6. Participate in scheduled volunteer opportunities to give back to the community (1 – 2 hours per week)
  7. Consistently and quickly respond to all communication from Company team members.
  8. Have flexibility for travel to/from events when necessary (travel expenses paid by company)
  9. Provide support for inventory and supplies 
  10. Other tasks as needed



  • 1 – 2 years cooking experience in a fast paced environment
  • Drivers License in good standing required
  • ServSafe Food Manager certified, or willing to get ServSafe Food Manager certification withing 4 – 8 weeks of job start
  • Stable living situation within the Baltimore metro area
  • Reliable transportation to/from commissary and events within the greater Baltimore area
  • Maintain a professional and respectful attitude at all times
  • Maintain a stable, drug and alcohol free living environment with healthy relationships throughout the internship. Interns will be subject to random or periodic drug testing as directed.
  • Desire to grow personally and professionally
  • Ability to hear constructive criticism / correction and take direction without reacting negatively or getting defensive
  • Clear communication skills and willing to be open and transparent with management about situations that arise
  • Willing to work within established company systems at all times
  • Ability to pass basic security clearance for government events (need proper ID)


Compensation: $15 to $20 / hr based on experience and fit with the team.

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