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Line Cook
Root Down
1600 West 33rd Avenue, Denver, CO, United States
Root Down hiring Line Cook in Denver, CO

Root Down hiring Line Cook in Denver, CO

Root DownMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($14.77) plus tips
Expired: Aug 23, 2021

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details

LOOKING FOR Great Line Cooks/ Chefs that are/want: 

  • Committed to Excellence
  • Passion for Sustainability
  • A Learning Environment
  • Opportunity for Growth
  • Enjoy Cooking with Passion 
  • Connected to Local Sourcing
  • A Culture of Connectivity

Starting Wage: $14.77 BASE hourly wage + Tips. 

Current average pay INCLUDING base pay &  tips, ranges from $21-25 per hour.

$500 hiring bonus!! You may also qualify for the Colorado Jumpstart payment up to $1600! (**Payment through CO Unemployment)

We are proud to pool tips, our kitchen employees receive a percentage of all tips received at  the restaurant. Each kitchen employee's percentage of tips will increase over time as their work history and skill set progresses.

This position requires open availability that may include the ability to work opening, closing & weekend shifts.  Candidates should be prepared to work 32-40 hours a week.


  • Excellent communication & collaboration skills
  • High energy and positive attitude in a fast paced & fun environment
  • Experience in a high volume kitchen & able to multitask, prioritize & manage time effectively
  • Works well as part of a team and on individual tasks
  • Strong knowledge & supportive of food safety standards & procedures
  • Covid 19 awareness & support of process’: wearing a face mask & proper handwashing & glove usage acknowledgement
  • Sanitizing and cleaning work stations and utensils as outlined
  • Maintaining safety/sanitation standards re: receiving, prepping, heating, cooling & serving food
  • Setting up, organizing, working & replenishing a clean, work station
  • Assisting other cooks in preparing or plating food as needed
  • Physical stamina to stand throughout duration of shift
  • Open availability including weekends

Employee Benefits:

  • Hourly wage PLUS tip pay
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance available (eligibility after 6 months at 30 hours/week)
  • Life insurance
  • 401k with discretionary match (after 12 months)
  • Disability and accident insurance available (at employee cost)
  • Paid leave
  • Employee discount
  • Family meal

If you are interested in this position & meet the desired experience and qualifications, please submit your resume along with a paragraph about why you are a great candidate for this role.

ABOUT US: Edible Beats ( is the locally owned, independent restaurant group known for the highly original and successful concepts El Five, Linger, Root Down, Vital Root, and Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox. Along with some of Denver’s most forward-thinking, sustainably-sourced cuisine, the key to Edible Beats’ success is a team of passionate, collaborative, and energetic professionals that value connectedness and the desire to constantly evolve

Root Down, the first (and highly successful) concept from Edible Beats, is seeking Line Cook candidates.


Because kitchen employees have always been among the hardest working employees in this industry, but have not been given the ability to earn tips along with the front of the house, Edible Beats restaurants have taken the long overdue step of including kitchen employees in the tip pool. We believe this model represents the future of the restaurant industry and rewards kitchen employees for the crucial role they play in our success. 

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($14.77) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401k, Family Meal

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