Opening Line Cook

A&W | Ahad Group - Richmond Hill, ON (13 months ago)

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Working with A&W is more than just sharing a love of great burgers. By joining our team you’ll be on the front lines, helping us change the fast food landscape. From eliminating plastic straws, to root beer made with all-natural flavours, to being the first national restaurant chain in Canada to offer the plant-based Beyond Meat Burger, we’ve never been the kind of company to sit back and wait for change to happen. For us, it’s all about doing the right thing for our food, people, community and environment. We can’t wait to hear from you!

A&W is seeking an early riser for an opening line cook position who can multi task in a fast-paced environment. This successful candidate will be responsible for setting the pace for the day. We are looking for someone that is a planner and super organized. They will ensure that the kitchen is set up and rush ready to delight our time crunch guests.

Responsibilities & Duties:
Preparing menu items to A&W recipes
Ensure that the kitchen, all food prep areas and all food storage areas meet restaurant cleaning requirements
Work with a team of cooks to prep work for other shifts when needed
Monitor product freshness and rotate stock (first in, first out)
Follow all food safety standards
Filtering fryers
Ensuring that we have enough prep for the day
Self motivated
Recieving stock

Benefits of Working for A&W:
We pay a competitive wage.
We offer a Scholarship program
We have a Service Awards program through Williams Recognition
We know you’ve got a life outside of work. That’s why we offer flexible schedules so you can work as much or as little as you need.
You’ll gain the skills that pay the bills. A career with us will give you great communication skills, valuable customer service prowess, experience working on a team, the ability to thrive under pressure and the chance to cook some of the best-tasting food in Canada.
We pride ourselves in using real, naturally-sourced and delicious ingredients in everything we serve.
We’re all about doing the right thing, even if it’s not the easy thing. From animal welfare, environmental impact, the food we serve, the people we employ and the communities we call home, we’re always striving to take the high road, no matter how challenging it gets.
As a big business with a small business culture, we pride ourselves in keeping a healthy buzz of excitement and innovation in the air. To keep this spirit of change making front and centre, we follow a set of guidelines we call our Climate Goals. They’re one part of the secret sauce that makes A&W such an awesome place to work.


Ability to work on your feet for long periods of time
Comfortable working with a team in a fast-paced kitchen environment
Excellent verbal communication and organizational skills
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Must be team oriented
Must be at least 15 years old to work in the kitchen
Full online and hands on training provided
Must be reliable and able to start at 5:30am