Line Cook - Delmar

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Hospitality - Food Services

Do you ENJOY cooking and great BBQ?

Come join our team!

Salt + Smoke Company is more than just only a highly successful local barbecue institution in St. Louis. We are committed to serve great food to our guests and cultivate a superior work environment.

We are proud of our work.

WHY? Teamwork, shared support, constant training and providing guests an exceptional dining experience with a genuine care for the highest quality food, atmosphere, and service!



The team at Salt + Smoke have been passionate about treating meat right for years and are excited to bring our St. Louis-style BBQ to the Delmar Loop, Hampton, St. Charles, Central West End (and soon) Ballpark Village. We do our best to bring you the best everything from our fries to our pies are made from scratch!


If you thrive in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment, can simultaneously have a commitment for excellence, hospitality, multi-task, and remain positive and upbeat, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for a talented Line Cook with a passion for food, hospitality and a commitment to help the restaurant run smoothly, for both the Back of House team and our guests.

You will report to the Kitchen Manager, Sous-Chef, Executive Chef and/or General Manager.


The Line Cook is responsible of the preparation of food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe, sanitary work environment.

The goal is the restaurant 100% ready for operation and our clients.


  • Prepare food of consistent quality following recipe cards and production and portion standards, per check from servers.
  • Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to over prepare estimated needs.
  • Date all food containers and rotate, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.
  • Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull, and line set up. Note any out of stock items or possible shortages.
  • Return all food items not used on next shift to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.
  • Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems, control food waste, and loss.
  • Operate, maintain and properly clean all kitchen line cook equipment.
  • Comply with kitchen sanitation, safety and equipment usage.
  • Understand and comply with proper food preparation, cooking, handling and storage.
  • Understand and comply with kitchen sanitation, safety and equipment usage.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


  • Ability to be organized and capable of multi-tasking with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a face paced environment.
  • Ability to stand and be on feet for extended periods of time in varied climate conditions.
  • Ability to carry and lift up to 50 lbs at times.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekend and holiday.Scheduled days and times may vary based on business needs.
  • Ability to travel locally for outside catering functions as needed.

Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • 1+ year of cooking or kitchen experience preferred.


6525 Delmar Blvd | University City | MO 63130

Salt + Smoke Company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals. We promote, support, thrive and celebrate diversity, inclusion and culture, which connects the entire Salt + Smoke family.

Salt + Smoke Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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