Kitchen Helper - Horizon's Cafe


With limited supervision from the Food Service Manager, the employee is responsible for preparing food as instructed, washing pots, pans and dishes, stocking, cleaning, operating the cash register, delivering catering orders, and assisting staff in the kitchen area.

*This position is M-F (40 Hrs/Week)


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Current Municipality of Anchorage Food Worker Card
  • Able to proficiently speak, read, understand and write English
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical requirements
  • Must meet criminal history and background requirements


  • One year of previous kitchen experience
  • Training and application in the prevention of food borne illness, HACCP, sanitation and personal hygiene


  • Clean and sanitize dishes, pots, pans, and equipment
  • Clean assigned areas following proper procedures
  • Unload supplies and small equipment from storeroom area and pot area
  • Utilize proper equipment and utensils
  • Prepare and portion food items according to instructions
  • Assemble and serve food to customers, replenishing food as needed
  • Provide quality customer service
  • Work with catering department to prepare or deliver food items
  • Operate cash register with accuracy
  • Promote, establish and maintain a safe work environment for all employees and clients
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness in a safe manner
  • Willingness to perform other duties as required
  • Willingness to work at various locations as required


  • Commitment to Excellence: Identifies what needs to be completed and takes action to achieve a standard of excellence beyond job expectations
  • Corporate Values: Understand, embraces, and integrates DUS corporate values into everyday duties and responsibilities
  • Safety and Security: Promotes a safe work environment for co-workers and customers
  • Customer Service: Identifies and responds to current and future client needs by providing excellent service to internal and external customers
  • Teamwork: Resourceful team player that builds, strengthens, and maintains collaborative relationships with others inside and outside the organization


  • Dependability: Consistently adheres to operational standards, ensures smooth operations and positive customer experiences, builds a productive workplace, is reliable and improves team morale
  • Independence: Works with little or no supervision
  • Time Management: Manages time effectively when accomplishing tasks, projects, and goals


Full-time regular employees have the opportunity to enroll in health insurance, life insurance, 401k Retirement Plan and short term disability insurance. Full-time regular employees are provided access to our employee assistance program.


The majority of work is performed in a professional office setting with a wide variety of people with differing functions, personalities and abilities.


The employee’s work requires routine walking, standing, bending and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds. Applicant will be required to successfully complete a post-offer pre-hire physical and Functional Capacity Exam. 


It is Denali Universal Services’ business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.


Denali Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Anchorage, AK

15 day(s) ago