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109 N Plaza Dr,
Nicholasville, KY 40356
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$10.58 - $14.07

General Purpose

To provide the most memorable experience, through fun, memories, connections, and of course, the best BBQ ever!

Essential Duties (may include, but not limited to)


  • Ability to cook 
  • Memorize and apply all Sonny’s-specialized BOH terminology, plating, menu items, procedures, utensils, abbreviations, and methodologies.
  • Ability to navigate around equipment
  • Fully responsible for managing the grill 
  • Ability to work frying equipment and bread grill 
  • Able to read orders and follow protocols to process orders according to the KDS
  • Maintain a clean work station 
  • Adhere to sanitary and food preparation guidelines 
  • Perform cleaning duties throughout and at the end of the shift
  • Use a meat slicer 
  • Able to work with sharp knives 
  • Ability to perform other duties as assigned


Qualification Requirements

  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously 
  • Can be calm under pressure 
  • Time management skills
  • Able to account for and process cash and credit transactions
  • Must be dependable and can maintain a flexible schedule
  • Attend and successfully complete any ongoing training or certification programs required by the company, federally, or by the state as it relates to this position. 


Required Skills and Experience

  • Related experience and/or training in the restaurant industry.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Basic reading, writing,  and mathematical skills
  • Constant ability to push, pull, lift, carry and or move up to 90 pounds.
  • Team Members will be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, and are required to work with cleaning chemicals.  Frequent washing of the hands is required for all positions.


Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED.




Physical Demands and Work Environment (so you know what you are getting into)


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any BOH Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Cooks are regularly required to stand for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be able to handle food products and equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other Team Members and guests, including speaking and listening. 
  • The position requires continuously walking, standing, bending, lifting, reaching, crouching, touching, feeling, tasting, talking, hearing, wiping, and smelling. 
  • Sonny’s is a fast paced environment and requires constant human interaction and movement. 
  • Cooks must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 90 pounds.
  • While performing the duties of the job, team members regularly work with or near moving mechanical parts. 
  • Team Members may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, and are required to work with cleaning chemicals.  Frequent washing of the hands is required. 
  • As a BOH Team Member, you must have the ability to perform the essential functions of the job for up to an 8-hour shift. 


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as a detailed list of all responsibilities.


Required qualifications:

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

Preferred qualifications:

  • 18 years or older

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