OverviewThe Cook serves our Guests in multiple capacities in the kitchen of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and Restaurant, including Grill Cook, Prep Cook, and Backup Cook. The Cook always uses Cracker Barrel's recipes and methods of food preparation to prepare from scratch, home style recipes. The Cook has an opportunity to prepare sweet offerings from our fluffy buttermilk pancakes to savory slices of our hickory-smoked bacon to made from scratch Buttermilk Biscuits; all of our breakfasts are cooked to order by our talented Cooks across the country. Come join our team where you will have a chance to put your cooking talents to great use in a daily mission of "Pleasing People."ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:Please our guests by correctly preparing menu items to our high standards of professional cookingMeets company standards of quality, safety, cleanliness and hospitality in providing guests with the most satisfactory food possibleMaintains a calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep store operating to standard and to set a positive exampleFollows Cracker Barrel Old Country Store operational policies and procedures, including those for safety and security, to ensure the safety of all employees and guests during each shiftMaintains a clean and organized workspaceMaintains regular and punctual attendanceQualificationsQualifications:Be able to communicate with co-workers and managers effectivelyStand for long periods of timeReach and lift overhead up to 25 poundsWork in hot and cold temperature extremes subject to fluctuations for long periods of time.Work in environment where smoke, fumes, steam, and other airborne particles are presentWork around, handle, operate, and control hot equipment and products in a safe mannerWork at a pace consistent with changing business volume and demandsAbility to learn quicklyAbility to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and request clarification when neededStrong interpersonal skillsAbility to work as part of a teamAbility to build relationships In compliance with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, age, marital status, medical condition, disability or any other class expressly protected by law. Qualified applicants are considered for employment according to the laws of the respective state of employment. If you feel this policy has been violated, you may report such instances to the Employee Relations Department online (-us/employee/ ) or toll free at 1 800-333-9566.