line cook


Position: Line Cook / Food Prep
Need: Full-time
Team: Kitchen / BOH
Location: Orleans, MA

Sunbird is seeking a full-time, year-round line cook to join our kitchen team. 

You will be joining a dynamic and collaborative group of professionals who produce consistently great food with seasonally fresh ingredients. Our ideal candidate is career-driven with industry passion and curiosity that goes beyond any one position. 

Our line cooks are key to Sunbird's daily success. They are dependable, durable, versatile, self-motivated team players. We are a very busy year-round cafe that gets hit hardest in the summer months. Our chef/owners will be working full tilt along side of you each day. It’s birds of a feather cranking it out together. If this is your jam, read on!

We offer our line cooks a competitive hourly pay based on their performance, attention to detail, and ability to help keep our kitchen clean, well-organized, and ready for every shift.


  • Interested in learning best practices in a professional and friendly kitchen

  • Hungry - passionate about eating and cooking food

  • Able and interested in tasting food regularly to maintain quality and increase your food knowledge

  • Passionate about providing great service

  • Team player - you work well with others

  • Reliable - you always show up and you always show up on time. You rarely, if ever, miss a day of work

  • Hard worker - you go above and beyond every day, you push yourself to complete any given tasks while also identifying additional work that needs to be done

  • Proactive - you are able to see problems and come up with effective solutions


  • Experience preferred, but not required

  • Able to work breakfast and lunch shifts (6am-5pm)

  • Follows leadership direction well

  • Open to fielding different tasks including line cook, food prep, dishwashing etc.

  • Ability to operate industrial kitchen equipment

  • Able to concentrate and multitask within a hot, fast-paced environment

  • Ability to maintain quality and consistency under pressure

  • Possess basic knife and food preparation skills

  • Possess strong communication skills and are able to work well with their fellow cooks

  • Can maintain sanitation standards and facility cleanliness and are knowledgeable of health department requirements, as directed by supervisor

  • Are responsible for cleaning working areas, equipment, floors and may act as dishwasher as needed

  • Can work weekend and holiday hours

  • Ability to stand and move quickly for extended periods

  • are able to regularly lift 20-30lbs, and occasionally heavier items up to 40-50lbs

Compensation & Benefits

This is a paid hourly position based on industry experience and active job performance.

Benefits include opportunities for advancement, employee meals and beverages, and discounts on Sunbird products.


To be considered for this position please email, or visit us in person at Sunbird Kitchen in Orleans, MA.

We look forward to hearing from you!