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Delaware North Lead Cook, Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, New York

The Opportunity

Delaware North Sportservice is hiring seasonal Experienced Cooks to join our team at Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. As a Cook 3, you will showcase your skills and be a visible leader in the kitchen. Partnering with management team members, you will plan menus, deliver food to quality standards, train kitchen team members, operate kitchen equipment, uphold all health codes and sanitation regulations, and monitor the quantities, labor, and overhead costs. If you are seeking your next challenging and rewarding step in your culinary career, apply today!


$19.00 - $20.00 / hour

Information on our comprehensive benefits package can be found at .


We care about our team member’s personal and professional well-being. Delaware North provides a benefits package designed to give you the comfort, safety, and security you need to deliver exceptional experiences for our guests. All team members receive benefits including:

  • Weekly pay

  • Employee assistance program

  • Training and development opportunities

  • Employee discounts

  • Flexible work schedules

Eligible team members may also receive: health, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid vacation days and holidays, paid parental bonding leave, and tuition and/or professional certification reimbursement.


  • Review menus and customer orders to determine type and quantities of food to be prepared and comply with all portion sizes, quality standards, department rules, policies, and procedures, ensuring proper food temperatures are maintained, food is stored correctly, the freshness and quality of all menu items, and packages all products to proper specifications

  • Keep workstation, coolers, and equipment clean, organized, sanitized, and sufficiently stocked , as well as maintaining the kitchen and storage facilities in a sanitary condition

  • Use waste control guidelines and record all waste on the spoilage sheet

  • Perform opening, closing, and side work duties and end-of-day inventory in accordance with guidelines


  • At least 2 years of previous experience in a back-of-the-house foodservice position

  • Ability to read and comprehend prep sheets and recipes

  • Basic math skills, with the ability to calculate and follow recipe measurements

  • No high school diploma or GED required

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs to and from freezers and ovens, reach up to seven feet, twist, bend, and squat

  • Standing and walking for the entire length of shift in moderate to high noise levels

  • Manual ability to chop, mix, blend, whip a variety of foods and liquids and operate kitchen equipment

  • Exposed to variable temperatures and damp environments

Shift Details

Day shift

Evening shift

Monday to Friday

8 hour shift

10 hour shift

12 hour shift



Who We Are

Delaware North operates concessions, and premium dining at Highmark Stadium since dating back to 1992. The 71,870-seat venue is home of the NFL's Buffalo Bills. Our culinary team creates locally and regionally inspired fare for the stadium's concession outlets. Premium dining includes suites and clubs offering in-seat service.

At Delaware North, you’ll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it’s in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there’s no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision and grow with us.

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.