Hagel1891 Full-Time Lead Cook

US-IL-Mt. Sterling
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Hagel 1891


Lead Cook – Full-Time


Location: Mt. Sterling, Illinois                           Reports To: Hagel 1891 General Manager / Chef



What can Hagel 1891 offer:

  • Competitive Pay with Benefits
  • Great Schedule
  • Closed Sunday & Monday
  • Closed Holidays
  • Working with a professional Chef

Your Role:

  • Prepare food for Hagel 1891 customers according to the exact specification of the Executive Chef, establishment, and customer.
  • Work with other line cooks in the kitchen to prepare all food according to specifications, and in a timely fashion to meet customer needs
  • Ensure that all stations are cleaned at the end of a shift, including, but not limited to disposing of leftovers or garbage, cleaning utensils, pots, pans and cooking surfaces
  • Help develop standard work and work instructions for other cooks, as well as to streamline all processes within the kitchen

Role Specifics:

  • Supervises kitchen staff when executive chef is not on site
  • Schedule includes evenings, and weekends
  • Work conditions: Standing for long periods of time, and occasional lifting of product up to 50 pounds­
  • Hot and noisy environment, with areas of odors, moisture, steam, and refrigeration
  • An Illinois State Food Handler card will be required



We Need You To Have:

  • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Degree
  • Experience as Grill Cook
  • Pasta experience preferred
  • Strong work ethic and desire to learn


Preferred Qualifications:

  • A degree or certificate in culinary arts
  • Leadership potential


Our Story


Hagel 1891 is a one-of-a-kind restaurant, nestled in the heart of Uptown Mt. Sterling, Illinois. Hagel resides in a building that was originally constructed by the Hagel brothers in 1891. Recently restored and updated in 2014, the facility provides guests with a comfortable, yet unique banquet space to host meetings, parties, rehearsal dinners and receptions.


Hagel 1891 is wholly-owned by Dot Foods, Inc.  As a family-owned and -operated company for the past 55 years, Dot Foods treats its employees like they are family.  As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure our employees feel included and respected for their differing ideas.  We both appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful.


Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.


This position assume responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.



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