Employment Opportunities

Grill & Prep Cook


Lucky Ladd Farms, an award winning agritourism destination, is looking to add to our hardworking and awesome kitchen crew. Positive attitude is number one! Desire to consistently produce high-quality food in a quick and safe manner also key.

Kitchen or cooking experience is a plus but not required. We welcome experienced restaurant professionals and beginners alike. We’ll provide the training you need to feel confident and work efficiently. We pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service and high-quality experiences and rely on our team members to help create and maintain a fun and friendly atmosphere for each other and our guests. So, while prior experience is great, we’re really seeking enthusiastic, outgoing people, who aren’t afraid of a hard work and looking to grow their skillset.

Part-time and Full-time positions available. Saturdays required, and off most Sundays. No late nights so you’ll be home in time for dinner!


  • Hiring Bonus: $250 part-time / $500 full-time.
  • Most Sundays off.
  • Recurring set-schedule that has you home in time for dinner with the family each week.
  • Free meal when you work a 6+ hour shift.
  • Unlimited free admission to the Farm Fun Park and Petting Zoo for you and five family members or friends.
  • Discounts on dining and merchandise.
  • Annual team member appreciation event.
  • Employee referral bonus program.
  • Uniform and name badge provided.
  • Paid Personal Time Off.
  • Opportunity for advancement with additional benefits including Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Vacation and 401(k) with matching.
  • Compensation: $11-$16 per hour based on experience and availability.


  • Prepare, cook, and present food quickly and efficiently.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment.
  • Cleaning kitchen and food service areas; restocking.
  • Comply with all portion sizes, quality standards, and Food Safety standards.
  • Cross-trained on multiple stations.
  • Assembling, cleaning, and maintaining operating equipment: grill, fryers, ovens, warmers, etc.
  • Carefully checking-in and properly putting away food delivered from suppliers.
  • Assisting with bi-weekly inventory counts.
  • Work in a fast-paced, high-energy environment.
  • Following procedures to ensure operational and service excellence.


  • Tuesday-Saturday from 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Wednesday-Saturday from 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Wednesday-Saturday from 9:00am-2:30pm
  • Thursday-Saturday from 9:00am-2:30pm
  • Thursday-Saturday from 11:00am-5:00pm


  • Must be 16+ years old
  • Personal attitude and characteristics will contribute to a positive work environment by being a team leader through example such as lending a hand even if it’s not your job, initiative to see what needs to be done and doing it without being asked, find serving others fulfilling, enthusiastic and ready to work.
  • Believe details and quality matters.
  • Previous food service and kitchen experience a preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with team members and guests.
  • Must be able to work on your feet for extended periods of time and can bend, stoop, extend oneself etc., that is required to perform assigned tasks.
  • Able to consistently lift and carry a minimum of 50lbs.

Employment offers for all positions may be contingent on the satisfactory results of a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Lucky Ladd Farms does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race creed, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability or national origin. Lucky Ladd Farms only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.