Job Overview

Cooks - Joining Bonus Up to $300
Zankou Chicken is an award-winning, family-owned, fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant chain with 12 locations (and growing) across Southern California. At Zankou, we serve quality, natural, and uniquely delicious Mediterranean meals at an affordable price and with a “WOW” level guest experience.

We align ourselves on simple Core Values to ensure that we reach our mission the right way. Our Core Values are Excellence, Teamwork and Care. If this describes you and you are passionate about food, quality, guest service and growth, come join our team!


  • Provides a “WOW” experience to our Guests by bringing our awesome menu to life!
  • Prepares fresh, delicious, and healthful meals by preparing all food items to order, and following standard recipes and procedures
  • Operates cooking stations: falafel, kabob, rotisserie, and wrap/plate areas
  • Stocks/restocks items and rinses and cuts raw food products
  • Receives and stores food supplies and equipment
  • Keeps cook line and prep areas in a clean, sanitary, and safe manner
  • Cleans, organizes, and maintains walk-in refrigerator, reach-in refrigerator, cooler drawers, prep, and dry storage area
  • Understands and follows all food safety and temperature standards

Benefits & Perks:

  • Free Shift Meal
  • Joining Bonus*
  • Paid Vacation
  • Training and Development Opportunities
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Referral Bonus – $300 per referral (upon completion of 90 days)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance upon eligibility

*Joining Bonus - $50 Zankou Gift Card (after 2 weeks) – $250 Zankou Gift Card (after 90 days)

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