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LOCAL Public Eatery Line Cook - LOCAL Public Eatery, Terry Ave. in Seattle, Washington

The fun you want. The flexibility you need. The growth you deserve.

At LOCAL Public Eatery, we are all about creating unexpectedly memorable experiences for our teams and guests. We play to win, have fun, and never take ourselves too seriously. Through flexible schedules, we have the freedom to work and live our lives with passion; No adventure is too big, or too small! Our exterior tells a story, a unique path we have taken. Underneath, the drive, and passion to become experts in our craft, always learning and developing our skills, gaining a level of expertise that no one can match.

As a Line Cook at LOCAL Public Eatery, you are responsible for preparing and delivering the unexpected with precision and skill. Your goal is to create an unforgettable culinary experience that intrigues guests and leaves them in awe. Your judgment of quality is key; as others rely on you. There’s a lot of food and equipment to keep track of and working as a team is critical to your success.

Wage Scale

$18.69/hour + tips

The Perks

  • Flexible scheduling and competitive income opportunities.

  • Fast-paced, high-energy environment, we play to win.

  • We’re here to have a good time and don’t take ourselves too seriously.

  • Be a part of a community of awesome people.

  • Have a seat at the table and the opportunity to contribute to a growing brand.

  • Community partner perks and discounts; we are part of the neighborhood after all.

  • Development that is always on tap means you’ll learn something new everyday

  • Get paid to refer your friends, great people know great people

  • Always innovating. Our menu is ever evolving by the season.

  • Gotta eat. Enjoy our food at a discounted rate.


  • Exude professionalism and Genuine Warmth and Care towards guests and fellow partners.

  • Prep all ingredients and food products to fulfill prep lists, par levels, and recipe standards.

  • Utilize various prep and cooking methods to ensure the quick, precise creation of our menu items in accordance with LOCAL Public Eatery recipes. Wash, chop, cut, grill, roast, sauté, fry, etc. Coordinate with other stations.

  • Develop knife skills for efficiency and safety.

  • Communicate with the team to deliver perfect food coordination.

  • Maintain prep and cooking areas in a clean, sanitary, and safe manner.

  • Clean, organize, and maintain refrigerators, cooler drawers, ovens, prep and dry storage areas, etc.

  • Complete assigned side work and closing duties to set your team up for success. Stock, clean, and organize line stations.

  • Comply with all required food handling and workplace safety procedures.

  • Follow all instructions and guidelines for safe usage of kitchen equipment and cleaning compounds. Report equipment problems and maintenance issues to leadership immediately.

What’s required

  • 1+ years of experience in a fast-paced and high-volume kitchen

  • The ability to connect with others; you know that teamwork means success

  • A passion for cooking, you enjoy the innovation of our menus

  • You continuously seek opportunities to grow and learn

  • Must have or be able to obtain valid local and/or state Food Handler permits.

This is you

  • Agility - You respond quickly to your changing environment.

  • Curiosity - You question the way things are done with a drive to make them better.

  • Humility - You are ok with not always having the answer. You are fearless and put your teams needs first.

  • Integrity - You're honest, real and consistent. You believe in yourself and take pride in who you are and what you say.

  • Sense of fun - You like to have fun and enjoy what you do, you always show kindness and care.

  • Resiliency - In the face of challenges, you don't give up. You are resilient and only get stronger from the ups and downs.

Join our team.

Whether you are joining us for a season, a reason, or a lifetime, at LOCAL Public Eatery, you’ll only be a stranger once. Apply today.

About Us

LOCAL Public Eatery is more than a place to work, it's a community where people bond over shared values and are inspired and encouraged to be themselves. Our environment is high-energy, team-centric and results-driven; we play to win and know how to have a good time. Our people show kindness and care and take pride in who they are and what they do. Through a relentless focus on people, we provide ongoing feedback and mentorship which encourages continuous learning, growth and development. Our teams' welcome feedback, because they know it is the key to becoming a stronger partner and leader. At LOCAL, everyone has a seat at the table and the opportunity to contribute to the future growth of the brand.

As part of the JOEY Restaurant Group, LOCAL Public Eatery has been voted as a Great Place to Work in Canada for 13 consecutive years and continues to be voted as a Best Workplace for Women, Diversity & Inclusion and Mental Wellness.

LOCAL Public Eatery is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We thank all candidates for their time and interest in working at LOCAL Public Eatery, however, only candidates under consideration for opportunities with LOCAL Public Eatery will be contacted to participate further in this process.

LOCAL Public Eatery provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees, including due to disabilities, medical conditions, and religious beliefs and practices.