Kitchen Crew

Dat Jerk Caribbean Chargrill is always looking for enthusiastic personalities to join our team. Our Team Members are responsible for creating a superior customer experience by delivering our authentic cuisine with energy and effectiveness.  If you are ready to sharpen your customer-service and teamwork skills, learn to prepare real fresh, made from scratch food, in a fun and inviting fast casual atmosphere, Dat Jerk could be the place for you.

 Whether you have experience as a cashier, server, cook, prep cook, dishwasher, or no experience at all, this could be the opportunity to develop into future growth positions.

 We offer full and part-time positions, depending on what your needs are.  We believe highly in the philosophy of promoting from within and are looking for our next team leaders.

 Job Description:

  • Charged with creating and maintaining an exceptional guest experience, including but not limited to communicating with customers in a friendly and respectful manner; engaging in the restaurants upbeat atmosphere; building personalized meals fast, friendly and with personality; anticipating customers’ needs; and addressing customer questions and concerns.
  • Adhere to and maintain operational standards and guidelines, including food quality and safety, individual team safety, cleanliness and sanitation
  • Follow recipes accurately and maintain food preparation and processes, such as cooking, marinating, seasoning, properly handling meats on the grill and in the rotisserie.
  • Properly use and operate equipment and utensils including but not limited to rotisserie, grills, 3-compartment sink, stove, knives and thermometers
  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures
  • Keep assigned areas clean and fully stocked with product/ supplies, including service lines, checkout out and expediting areas, dining room, drink stations, restrooms, and building exterior
  • Clean, assemble, maintain, clean and store equipment for daily business (including correcting and reporting issues)
  • Work alongside fellow team members, encompassing cashiers, servers, greeters, and expeditors to pitch in to help where needed and to meet daily goals
  • Communicate with and treat others with dignity and respect at all times
  • Call for product and/or communicate food orders to other team members, this may include setting the pace for the entire production line
  • Check order accuracy,  quality and presentation
  • Appropriately mark, wrap, store and bag products for use/storage
  • Consistently monitor and record food levels on the line
  • Successfully complete applicable shift responsibilities and other duties as assigned by the manager on duty
  • Periodically serve as a team trainer
  • Correctly prepare, portion and build meals according to Company recipes and standards
  • Complete all required record keeping including but not limited to food logs, waste sheets and food prep sheets
  • Ensure all prep items are rotated for use using the FIFO (first in, first out) process
  • Properly follow product reheating and cool-down procedures


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Prior food preparation, knife skills and/or cooking experience is a plus
  • Exhibit good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Obtain MD Food Handler’s Certificate
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment and maintain energy and enthusiasm at all times
  • Strong attention to detail; able to consistently follow directions, standards, and recipes
  • Comfortable working in varied temperatures, humidity and dampness from production area
  • Able to work in an environment that may contain dust, fumes and/or sanitation chemicals
  • Able to multitask and be focused on getting the job done the right way, Always
  • Able to lift/ operate heavy machinery
  • Able to stand for 8 plus hours and lift and carry at least 60 pounds


At Dat Jerk, our kitchen team members are responsible for delivering our unique meals.  This role is responsible for consistently adhering to recipes and maintaining food safety and quality.   Be prepared to learn a lot and work hard if you join our team. 



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