Main Street Grill

Prep Cook


Main St. Grill


Full Time

Main Street Grill is currently seeking a motivated Prep Cook to join our dynamic and professional culinary team. Happy Day employees are excited to come to work, to learn, and to produce the best experiences possible for our guests. This position requires a strong work ethic, problem-solving and time management skills, and an enthusiastic, teachable attitude. 
Enjoy the benefits of working for a successful company, with comprehensive training, benefits to qualifying employees including a monthly meal discount card to all Happy Day locations, medical and dental insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition assistance, and daycare reimbursement, and being a partner to the community. 
If you want a job where you will develop your personal and professional skills and be a part of a community committed to excellence, this may be the job for you! Read through our qualifications below. 
The ideal prep cook candidate will: 
  • Assist in preparation of all types of food items while following recipes
  • Work as a team player
  • Assist in cleaning the whole kitchen area, kitchen equipment, refrigerators, freezers, and storage area
  • Advise supervisor of kitchen equipment repair or replacement
  • Properly utilize, store, and label cooked food and food items
  • Check computer printout for menu amounts and recipes. Report any discrepancies to supervisor. Submit food usage report to supervisor.
  • Any other related kitchen duties as assigned by a supervisor. 
Job Qualifications: 
  • Prior experience in a reputable restaurant or hotel that is culinary and hospitality driven
    • If you lack experience but are motivated and teachable, we would still love to talk to see if you are a good fit for our team!  

  • A strong work ethic and commitment to uncompromising quality 
  • A team-oriented approach and a calm demeanor during time-sensitive tasks 
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully 
  • Willingness to cross-train into other areas and Happy Day restaurants
  • Maintain high standards for work areas and appearance 
  • Maintain a positive attitude and commitment to excellence
  • Must be flexible with scheduling, including weekends, evenings, and holidays 
  • Access to reliable transportation
About Us:
Main Street Grill is a Main Street mainstay in downtown Lewiston, ID. This diner-style restaurant offers quick bites and full meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with a breakfast menu available all day. Join us for our Pours on the Patio tap takeovers during the summer months, on the second Tuesday of the month for a free meal for veterans, or every day for that Lewiston favorite: our perfectly seasoned bite size steak. Learn more about us at 
Happy Day Restaurants corporation is a Lewiston, ID–based business founded in 1969 to bring the freshest products and most dynamic customer service experiences in the industry to our guests in the Inland Northwest. We operate 13 restaurants and a catering company in the LC Valley and on the Palouse and have won many regional and national awards for our businesses, including induction into the Idaho Hall of Fame in 2016. 
HDR values our employees and offers a variety of opportunities, benefits, and services to help develop leadership qualities in each person. Community is our favorite word, and we give back frequently by supporting many local and regional non-profits and other community-based efforts. 
We constantly strive to raise our standards and go the extra mile. If you want to be a part of this community of excellence, apply today! For more information about Happy Day, please visit
Compensation: $14.50 per hour

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