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January 5, 2023

Title: Cook/Cashier

Reports to: Cafe Manager

Department: Food and Beverage

Status: Full time


The Cook/Cashier will assist in the preparation of delicious dishes in the kitchen of Hangar Cafe. This role performs routine kitchen tasks such as setting up workstations and ingredients so food can be prepared according to recipes.

A great prep cook will be quick and diligent, and willing to improve on the job. This role will also need to be able to follow instructions, as well as all health and safety rules in the kitchen. The ideal candidate will be able to function in a fast-paced, busy environment as part of a team

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow the prep list created by chefs to plan duties
  • Label and stock all ingredients on shelves so they can be organized and easily accessible
  • Measure ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking
  • Prepare cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat, etc.
  • Undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food, etc.
  • Prepare simple dishes such as salads, entrees, etc.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash, etc.
  • Wash dishes/dishware, clean, and maintain back of house prep area
  • Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines
  • Perform other kitchen duties as assigned
  • Assist all customers with placing food/beverage orders while using a POS system
  • Handle cash/credit transactions with customers
  • Issue receipts, refunds, change, or tickets
  • Redeem coupons
  • Resolve customer complaints, guide them and provide relevant information
  • Greet customers when entering or leaving establishments
  • Maintain clean and tidy areas
  • Keep reports of transactions
  • Bag, box or wrap packages/food products
  • Assist with delivery of food to customers
  • Pleasantly deal with customers to ensure satisfaction


  • Proven working experience
  • Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and procedures
  • Knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen
  • Manual dexterity able to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Basic PC knowledge and familiarity with electronic equipment (e.g. cash register, scanners, money counters)
  • Customer satisfaction-oriented
  • Attention to detail and mathematical skills
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • A team player with good communication skills
  • Patient with an ability to stay positive under pressure

Required Qualifications:

  • Must pass drug screening and federal background check
  • High school degree

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift, pull, push 50+ lbs
  • Able to stand for long periods of time

Work Environment and Schedule:

  • Full time
  • Must be available to work weekends, holidays and some evenings with prior notice

Salary: Starting at $15.00 per hour + benefits


  • Health Insurance
  • Paid time off

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum is a nonprofit 501(c) 3 at-will employer, located on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Employees must pass a background screening for base access, which is handled by the U.S. Navy.

Hawaii-based applicants preferred. No relocation assistance is offered. To apply, submit resume, cover letter and any relevant work samples to Cafe@PearlHarborAviationMuseum.org. No calls, please.

Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

The above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an individual in this job. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of an individual chosen for this job. Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum has the right to add, revise or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Salary commensurate with experience.

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