Job Title: Lead Cook 

Requisition ID: 3890 

Segment: Education 

Brand: Lexington-Independents 

Work Arrangement: Onsite 

State: Virginia (US-VA) 

The Role at a glance:

We are looking to add an experienced, motivated lead cook to our Lexington Independents team in Richmond. As a lead cook, you will have the opportunity to handle and prepare food while training and supervising a team of exceptional foodservice professionals.

What you'll be doing:

  • Overseeing and participating in the preparation of food items. 
  • Adhering to recipes while maintaining a neat, clean, and safe work environment. 
  • Following safety and sanitation guidelines. 
  • Controlling food and inventory costs.

What we're looking for:


  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Excellent multitasking, leadership, and communication skills. 



  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in culinary arts or a related fiel

Compensation Data

$18.00 per hour 

$200 Sign-On Bonus ($100 after 30 days & $100 after 90 days)

Where you'll be working:

Collegiate School 


Full Time Benefits

•             Medical

•             Dental

•             Vision

•             Voluntary UNUM offering for Accident, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity

•             Discount Program

•             Commuter Benefits (Parking and Transit)

•             EAP

•             401k

•             Sick

•             Holiday Pay (9 paid holidays)

•             Tuition Reimbursement



About Lexington Independents:

Lexington Independents works to create culinary experiences for independent school districts across the country. We believe that healthy, delicious food is critical to the mental, physical, and social wellbeing of students, and we feel privileged to provide them with meals that they’ll love every day.

About Elior North America:

Elior North America is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. We take pride in supporting the development of our employees and their skills at all levels and in fostering an environment of growth.

At Elior North America, we are committed to offering growth and advancement opportunities for all of our employees. The valuable skills and experience you’ve gained with Elior will propel you further in your career, whether with our corporate office or one of our brand segments.

Disclaimer: This job description can be revised  by management as needed.




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