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WK International Line Cook / Prep Cook in Troy, New York

Line Cook / Prep Cook

Full Time • Whistling Kettle-Troy

Are you looking for a rewarding culinary opportunity in a fantastic environment? Look no further! The Whistling Kettle is seeking a dedicated Line Cook / prep cook to be an integral part of our kitchen team.

Why Work With Us?

  • No Late Night Shifts:Enjoy a healthy work-life balance with no late-night shifts. Our operating hours ensure you have time for your personal life and passions.

  • No Fryers:Say goodbye to greasy fryers! Our kitchen focuses on a diverse menu with fresh ingredients and flavors, creating a clean and inviting workspace.

  • Great Atmosphere:Embrace a positive and friendly workplace atmosphere. We believe in teamwork, respect, and fostering a sense of camaraderie among our staff.

  • Opportunity to Grow:We value talent and ambition. As a Dishwasher Prep Cook, you'll have the chance to showcase your skills, learn from seasoned professionals, and grow within our culinary team.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of all dishes, utensils, and kitchen equipment.

  • Assist with food prep and ingredient handling to support our chefs and line cooks.

  • Uphold the highest standards of food safety and hygiene.

  • Collaborate with fellow team members to ensure smooth kitchen operations.

Preferred Qualities:

  • Enthusiasm for culinary arts and a desire to learn and grow in the kitchen.

  • Attention to detail and a proactive approach to tasks.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment without compromising quality.

  • Reliability and punctuality are essential.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Competitive pay and regular performance evaluations.

  • Employee discounts on delicious food and drinks.

  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement.

  • Friendly and supportive work environment.

  • Health Benefits and 401k with company match


  • Previous kitchen experience preferred. Applicants have the opportunity to learn additional positions as they grow with us.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, talk, and hear

  • Must be able to constantly stand and walk for extended periods of time, at least 8 hours, and traverse all parts of the restaurant quickly

  • Must be able to lift, handle, and carry (e.g. food, small wares, equipment, supplies and paper goods) at a minimum of 50 pounds

  • Must be able to bend, kneel, stoop, reach, and squat on a frequent basis

  • Must be able to taste, be able to distinguish between and among flavors, spices, and scents as to their appeal and level of intensity for all food and beverage products

  • Must be able to read recipe books, guides, measuring equipment, scales, kitchen monitors, and receipt printers

  • Must be able to understand basic kitchen commands and training


  • Must be able to work around changing of schedules, which includes being available to work throughout the day, weekends, and holidays, as required

  • Must be able to work in an environment subject to loud noises from restaurant equipment and machinery, fumes, odors, dust and smoke

  • Temperature extremes range from working in hot kitchen over 90 degrees Fahrenheit to working in a walk-in fridge of 40 degree Fahrenheit

NOTE: The information here does not constitute a contract, express or implied. The content of this material is not all-inclusive but is for informational purposes only. Whistling Kettle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Us:

At The Whistling Kettle, we take pride in creating a unique dining experience for our guests. Our commitment to exceptional food and tea service, combined with a warm and inviting ambiance, has made us a local favorite. Join our team and be a part of something extraordinary!

If you're passionate about culinary arts, cleanliness, and teamwork, don't miss this opportunity! Apply now and be part of our culinary journey at The Whistling Kettle. We look forward to welcoming you aboard!

Compensation: $16.00 - $20.00 per hour

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Good food. Good Tea. Good times. The Whistling Kettle started in 2004 and has fast become one of the top dining destinations in the Capital Region with 3 locations.Consistently ranked #1 tea shop, and multiple awards for our restaurants. We are always looking for motivated individuals who are eager to learn and enjoy a team based environment that aims for happy customers.