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Job Summary

Job Type
Job Last Posted
Job posted 2 days ago
Job Role
Line Cook, Food Truck
Employer's Industry
Food & Hospitality
Job Schedule
Afternoons, Mornings, Weekdays

Job Description


Building on Off the Grid’s expertise in the mobile food services space, Off the Grid at Work is redefining corporate dining through the innovative use of mobile food infrastructure and technology, delivering premier employee dining solutions that are flavor-driven, endlessly scalable and geographically flexible.

Offering daily rotating fare from more than 25 unique mobile culinary concepts as well as custom interior services, stationary kiosks and carts, the Off the Grid culinary team provides an uncompromising standard of food quality and service and is proud to feature ethically-sourced ingredients from local farms, fisheries and ranches.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The following reflects essential functions for this position. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  • Assist in loading and unloading, set-up and breakdown of mobile kitchen/food truck
  • Properly measures and assembles ingredients required for preparing standard recipes and as assigned by management.
  • Works to ensure consistency in quality, portions and presentation to achieve service goals.
  • Engage with guests; receive and deliver orders and provide excellent customer service
  • Assists in minimizing waste of product.
  • Operates food production equipment according to manufacturers instruction.
  • Understands and complies with food safety and temperature standards.
  • Cleans, organizes and maintains walk-in refrigerator, dry storage area and overall kitchen space.
  • Maintains prep area in a clean, sanitary and safe manner.
  • Cleaning; including dishwashing and basic maintenance of the commissary kitchen.
  • May, on occasion, be expected to drive food truck(s).
  • Passionately and continually seeks ways to improve the Truck’s product, service and overall operations.
  • All other duties as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Minimum of 2 years in a full-service restaurant, catering operation, food truck or similar.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a California Food Handler’s Card before starting employment. Servesafe certification preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of professional cooking terminology, techniques and meal preparation procedures (e.g.: portion control, menu development, scheduling, budgets).

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to:

  • Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 40 pounds without assistance.
  • Talk or hear during face-to-face communications in a noisy commercial kitchen work area.
  • Utilize specific vision abilities for viewing work related processes and materials handling.
  • Stand for prolonged periods using hot stove/oven, cooking utensils including sharp knives and industrial kitchen equipment.
  • Stand, serve or work in a mobile food truck environment.
  • Occasionally required to lift heavy weights (50 pounds or greater).


Shifts will typically be Monday to Friday for either breakfast and/or lunch service, depending on business needs.

Please attach a cover letter to your application describing why you’re a good fit for this position. Your resume should detail your work experience and qualifications. Candidates who do not follow these requests will not be considered for the position.

Business Overview

Our Story

Founded in San Francisco in 2010, Off the Grid is a leading mobile food innovator changing where and how food is consumed and created by transforming underutilized and temporary spaces into community gathering places. Through public markets, corporate dining services and catering options, Off the Grid brings communities together around food while increasing economic opportunity for mobile food entrepreneurs. Acclaimed for reinvigorating the Bay Area street food scene through 60 public events that feed more than 100,000 people weekly, Off the Grid also offers a suite of B2B products and services, including Off the Grid Catering, Off the Grid at Work, and Cubert, a modular mobile kitchen.


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Community Oriented
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