Dishwasher and Kitchen Prep – Full Time

Culinary Santa Rosa, California


Position at Jackson Family Wines

Summary of Position:

Wash and clean tableware, pots, pans and cooking equipment. Prep food as requested. Keep the dish washing area and equipment clean and organized. This position pays $19.00 per hour. We provide a free meal during your shift and as an employee you receive an employee discount of up to 70% on wine!

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a Guest focus while performing duties
  • Assumes 100% responsibility for the cleanliness of dishware.
  • Load, run and unload dish machine.
  • Keep the dish machine clean and report any functional or mechanical problems to the kitchen manager immediately.
  • Monitor dish machine water temperature and chemical levels to ensure sanitary wash cycle.
  • Wash and store all tableware and kitchenware.
  • Keep work area clean and organized.
  • Maintain adequate levels of clean tableware for dining room and kitchen
  • Bag and haul kitchen trash to dumpster.
  • Handle tableware carefully to prevent breakage and loss.
  • Maintain adequate levels of dish detergents and cleaning supplies.
  • Clean food preparation and production areas as required,
  • Closes the kitchen properly and follows the closing checklist for kitchen stations. Assists others in closing the kitchen.
  • Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by his or her supervisor.



  • Must possess a positive attitude and work well with other team members
  • Must be able to work unsupervised
  • Must be able to communicate clearly with managers, kitchen and dining room personnel.
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 7 hours).
  • Ability to follow direction and ask questions for clarification if needed.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced kitchen environment
  • Ability to work in hot, wet, humid and loud environment for long periods of time
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including weekends.