Kitchen Positions at Louise Cafe

Bentonville, AR


  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits for Full-Time Employees.
  • 401k match for Full-Time/Part-Time Employees after 2 months of service (must be 21 years or older).
  • Employer paid Short-Term/Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance benefits.
  • Employee Assistance Program, Bicycle Share Program.
  • 50% discount at Ropeswing establishments for employees and up to 1 guest.

What You'll Do

Cooks: The line cook plays a key role in ensuring quality line and prep work, while adhering to established recipes, various preparation methods, and efficient ticket times.

Compensation: $14 per hour

  • Follow a given recipe and prepare various food items using different methods and kitchen equipment such as ovens and grills.
  • Stock and manage assigned food station(s) and ensure quality of food served. 
  • Understand and adhere to company's policies and processes, cooking methods, standard portion sizes, and kitchen rules and quality standards.
  • Ensure work station area, including shelves, tables, grills, ovens, refrigeration equipment, and flat top range are kept cleaned and sanitized.
  • Properly store, rotate, and manage all food products following local, state, federal, and company guidelines and procedures.
  • Promptly report equipment and food quality problems to Manager on Duty.
  • Contribute to food safety through frequent hand-washing, completing food temperature checks, and following safety and sanitation practices.
  • Ensure proper opening and closure of kitchen by following kitchen opening/closing checklists.

Dishwashers: The Dishwasher is responsible for maintaining cleanliness and sanitation standards for china, glassware, tableware, and cooking utensils, using machine and manual cleaning methods. 

On the job training is provided; no experience required.

Compensation: $12 per hour

  • Work with a sense of urgency to keep kitchen moving smoothly.
  • Sort and rinse dirty dishes, glass, tableware and other cooking utensils and place them in racks to send through dish machine.
  • Sort and stack clean dishes; carry clean dishes to cook line and other proper storage areas.
  • Remove trash and garbage to dumpster.
  • Set up or break down dishwashing area.
  • Clean and roll/unroll mats.
  • Fill/empty soak tubs with cleaning/sanitizing solutions.
  • Sweep/mop floors.
  • Sweep up trash around exterior of restaurant and garbage dumpster.
  • Wipe up any spills to ensure kitchen floors remain dry.
  • Notify manager anytime dish machine wash or rinse cycle falls below safety standard temperatures.
  • Light food prep.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 0 - 12 months of kitchen experience.
  • Willing to be part of a team.
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Time Management.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to lift and carry heavy kitchen equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of formal kitchen experience.

In our commitment to wellness in the community, Ropeswing is proud to offer a smoke-free environment for all of our guests and employees.

*Ropeswing is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we value diversity. All employment is based on merit, qualification, and business need.*