Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

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The Cook serves our Guests in multiple capacities in the kitchen of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and Restaurant, including Grill Cook, Prep Cook, and Backup Cook. The Cook always uses Cracker Barrel’s recipes and methods of food preparation to prepare from scratch, home style recipes. The Cook has an opportunity to prepare sweet offerings from our fluffy buttermilk pancakes to savory slices of our hickory-smoked bacon to made from scratch Buttermilk Biscuits; all of our breakfasts are cooked to order by our talented Cooks across the country. Come join our team where you will have a chance to put your cooking talents to great use in a daily mission of “Pleasing People.”


Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

Please our guests by correctly preparing menu items to our high standards of professional cooking

Meets company standards of quality, safety, cleanliness and hospitality in providing guests with the most satisfactory food possible

Maintains a calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep store operating to standard and to set a positive example

Follows Cracker Barrel Old Country Store operational policies and procedures, including those for safety and security, to ensure the safety of all employees and guests during each shift

Maintains a clean and organized workspace

Maintains regular and punctual attendance



Be able to communicate with co-workers and managers effectively

Stand for long periods of time

Reach and lift overhead up to 25 pounds

Work in hot and cold temperature extremes subject to fluctuations for long periods of time.

Work in environment where smoke, fumes, steam, and other airborne particles are present

Work around, handle, operate, and control hot equipment and products in a safe manner

Work at a pace consistent with changing business volume and demands

Ability to learn quickly

Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and request clarification when needed

Strong interpersonal skills

Ability to work as part of a team

Ability to build relationships

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