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Awesome Line Cook Opportunity
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Job Summary

$20-24 per hour
Job Type
Job Last Posted
Job posted 11 days ago
Job Role
Culinary Staff, Cook
Employer's Industry
Food & Hospitality
Job Schedule

Job Description

This is an amazing opportunity to be a part of an awesome in-house culinary team with a Monday through Friday schedule, competitive pay a generous benefits package that includes comprehensive health care for you and your family as well as a $1250 per year education stipend and $450 per quarter to spend on Thumbtack services. We take pride in cooking a wide variety of foods, sourcing our produce from local farms, cooking everything from scratch and having a lot of fun while we’re working hard!

The Line Cook will work closely with a tight-knit team to prepare daily changing lunch menus for approximately 330 (and growing) employees of Thumbtack. Individuals in this role will also play an integral part in developing and maintaining kitchen systems such as receiving and proper food storage, FIFO rotation, completing opening and closing checklists, and ensuring that all meals served are delicious,  beautiful, and on time. This is an incredible opportunity to be part of a self-operating employee food program with a team of talented individuals. This a fast-paced job in an expanding office environment with lots of room to grow.


  • Prepare ingredients and follow instructions in accordance with daily menus
  • Properly store and label protein, pantry and produce orders
  • Maintain daily upkeep, cleanliness and maintenance of the kitchen
  • Set up and break and breakdown of service 
  • Daily completion of opening and closing checklists
  • Ensure time, temperature, and labeling standards 
  • Contribute to a positive and supportive working environment focused on Thumbtack and TACKitchen values
  • Work with and maintain a sense of urgency
  • Practice clear and direct communication 

Must-Have Qualifications

  • 2+ years experience in a formal kitchen environment with a passion for food & people
  • Positive attitude, sense of humor, strong work ethic, communication & patience
  • Attendance & punctuality is required with schedule flexibility determined by needs
  • Ability to be self-sufficient & make sound decisions on-the-fly
  • Ability to ask for help, and contribute to problem solving
  • Basic understanding of professional cooking & knife handling skills, local & seasonal ingredients & diverse cooking styles and cultures
  • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation & food handling procedures
  • Basic ServSafe certification
  • Must be able to lift 50+ pounds 
  • Must be able to stand for 8+ hours a day

Business Overview

Our Story

Thumbtack is the destination for getting things done—from house remodeling to event planning to music lessons and more. Each year, more than 200,000 professionals across the country service a growing 5 million Thumbtack projects in 1,100+ unique categories. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in San Francisco, Thumbtack has raised more than $275 million from Sequoia Capital, Tiger Global Management, Javelin Investment Partners, Baillie Gifford, and Google Capital.


Thumbtack embraces diversity. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.****

Why Work With Us?

About TACKitchen We prepare nutritious, balanced and seasonally inspired meals, using primarily locally grown and sustainably sourced ingredients. We believe that sharing meals around quality food builds an environment that encourages excellence.

Team Size

11-50 team members


Culture & Perks

Commuter Benefits
Health Benefits
Parental Leave
Paid Time Off
Casual Dress
Daily Meals
Happy Hours
Mission Driven
Work-life Balance
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