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Higher Taste is a local, family-owned food manufacturer specializing in Vegan and Vegetarian foods. We are seeking a hard-working and dedicated individual to join our team as a Cook - a vital position on the production team at our company! Opportunity for advancement, pay increases and bonuses! We're looking for someone with experience cooking large batch recipes in a food production facility with a focus on food safety. Join us as we fulfill our mission of bringing delicious food to the world!


Job Summary

The Cook position will require you to cook large quantities of food (tofu, beans, rice, pasta, etc) throughout the day while keeping a careful eye on food safety and quality control. The cook must be able to lift up to 55 pounds. 



The schedule is Monday-Thursday 5 am - 3 pm or until the work is complete. Plenty of opportunity for increase in pay, additional hours and responsibilities!


Responsibilities and Duties

The Cook needs to:

  • Follow multiple step processes on recipe cards to ensure quality and consistency of products

  • Be able to operate commercial stove, oven, mixers and other food processing machinery

  • Be able to keep an eye on multiple cooking tasks.

  • Be able to read recipes for large batches  and complete basic math problems which include addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

  • Complete all required food safety trainings

  • Complete daily food safety documentation

  • Always prioritize food safety in the production facility

  • Keep their work station clean and tidy throughout shift as well as clean up work station at the end of day

  • Be able to stand on their feet all day

  • Be able to lift up to 55 lbs.

  • Be reliable, hard-working and efficient but thorough!

  • Be cooperative with co-workers and have an attitude of teamwork


Preferred Skills & Qualifications

  • Experience cooking large quantities of food in a commercial kitchen

  • Knowledge of federal food safety regulations and best practices



  • Pay is DOE

  • After a 90-day period of employment we offer Paid Time Off

  • After a 90-day period of employment we offer a stipend for health care benefits

  • After a year of employment we offer Paid Vacation

  • After a year of employment we offer an employer-matched retirement savings account


To apply, email your resume to with "Cook" in the subject line. Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview.

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