Lead Cook / Expo

The Waffle Los Angeles, CA
  • $17.50 Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Meal Plan / Free Food
  • Employer Very Likely to Respond

Looking for strong Leads with expo experience. This job is for those who go after the position, learn our kitchen, and are willing and able to take-on supervisory duties.

FULL Medical & Dental Coverage For Full-time employees.

FULL Dental Coverage for Part-time Employees.

Hiring for full-time and part-time NIGHT (5:00-10:30pm) and DAY shifts (6am-4pm) M-F & SAT-Sun 6AM-7PM 

The lead shifts will cover day shifts and some night shifts.

We're a very busy diner in the heart of Hollywood. We take pride in our food quality and hard work, while still remembering to have fun and enjoy our workday! If that sounds like you then please apply!

Leads / Expo's must train and test out on all stations and display full knowledge of our kitchen and menu before advancing to the Lead / Expo position and pay. We WANT to fast-track someone into the Lead position. As soon as someone is ready to work this position then they WILL be promoted.  

This is an open and supportive community that welcomes and values diversity.

Lead and Expo Responsibilities:

  • Quality and accuracy check of all dishes
  • Organizational skill - inventory
  • Ability to supervise kitchen team under chef direction


  • Practice safe and sanitary food-handling
  • Experienced in fast paced environment
  • Respect heairchy in the kitchen
  • Open to cross training, to substitute or assist other cooks during rush periods. 
  • Help with prep on downtime.
  • Keep immediate area and kitchen clean.
  • Basic knowledge of prep.
  • Must be willing to deep clean.


  • Previous experience in food service or other related fields.
  • Knowledge of common food safety practices.
  • Strong will to be devoted and do more for the kitchen.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Be able to thrive in a teamwork environment. 

The Waffle is an upscale dinner in the heart of Hollywood since 2006. We're committed to serving our community delicious home style diner food, with an upscale twist. Fun, fast, casual and bright: the perfect place to start your day!

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