Lead Production Cook

About the role

We're seeking a hands-on Lead Cook to work alongside and lead our various Hot Kitchens and/or Cold Kitchen. As a Cook Lead, you will be leading and handling tasks and responsibilities within the culinary department. This position requires experience in a high-volume kitchen and the ability to train and work in a team environment as well as knowledge and an educational background in Culinary Arts/Science Degree preferred.

  • Lead and coordinate tasks and responsibilities between Prep and Production Cooks.
  • Follow direction from our culinary app Galley, ERP 
  • Complete prep list assigned to station and prepare foods according to recipes
  • Observe all HACCP procedures and safety rules 
  • Always keep station cleaned and organized 
  • Ability to work in a very fast paced environment

Lead Production Cook role details 

  • $25/hr 
  • Job location:  Cranford, NJ

The experience you have

  • 2-5 years of previous culinary experience
  • Strong leadership experience with demonstrated teamwork skills and abilities
  • High attention to detail
  • Banquet/catering experience or exposure in a commissary style environment.

The way you work

  • You craft positive approaches with the pursuit of excellence for our people and customers in mind
  • You solve problems and make decisions informed by data, insights, and good judgement
  • You gain trust through open dialogue, embracing change, and actively seeking feedback

Benefits

  • 401k with employer match 
  • Medical, dental, vision 
  • Health savings account with employer match 
  • 100% employer paid life insurance 
  • 2x pay if you work on holidays 
  • Learning and development opportunities to advance your career 
  • Wonder offers hourly employees stock options

Note: Some of our benefits vary by state and depend on the number of hours you work. 

About Us

Imagine: Within the tap of a button, a perfectly prepared meal from your choice of cuisines appears at your doorstep in minutes. That’s what our customers experience.  

At Wonder, we believe everyone has the right to great food. That’s why we’ve created the next generation of restaurant chains powered by an advanced mobile platform that lets our customers experience the world’s most delicious food—anytime, anywhere. We partner with world-renowned chefs to craft exclusive menus and bring their unique recipes right to you on our mobile restaurants. 

As a food-tech startup backed by top-tier venture capitalists and led by a team of experienced entrepreneurs—including some of the most accomplished leaders in the technology, culinary, and logistics industries—we’re growing fast. Join us in pioneering a future that approaches food equitably, sustainably, and thoughtfully. You’ll work in a supportive and collaborative environment where our culture and our values—Mastery, Compassion, and Courage—are taken as seriously as delivering an incredible experience for our customers.