at  Cheddar's
6600 N. Illinois Street
Fairview Heights, IL 62208

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Job type Full-time, Part-time

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Summary of Position:   
Provide clean, spotless and sanitary service ware and glass ware so all employees can better serve our guests. Maintain a clean and dry dish area so that all FOH personnel can safely drop off plates and glassware.

Essential job functions:

  • ƒCarefully operate the dish machine according to standards to ensure highest quality results (clean serviceware) with minimal breakage knowing that our guests’ experience will be enhanced by the results
  • Keep the dish machine clean and report any functional or mechanical problems immediately
  • Monitor dish machine water temperature to ensure sanitary wash cycle
  • Wash and store all tableware and kitchenware
  • Keep dish room clean and organized
  • Maintain adequate levels of clean tableware for dining room and kitchen
  • Bag and haul dish room trash to dumpster at designed times remembering that you must be 18 years or older to operate the trash compactor
  • ƒClean food preparation and production areas as required
  • Must arrive to work on time, well‐groomed and in clean and pressed attire according to Cheddar’s written BOH dress and appearance standards

Characteristics of a Successful Cheddar’s Dishwasher:

  • ƒGuest service focused
  • Great attitude
  • Team player
  • Hard Worker
  • Positive
  • Upbeat
  • Detail oriented


  • ƒNo previous restaurant experience required
  • Be able to work in hot, wet, and loud environment for long periods of time
  • Be able to lift, reach, bend and stoop
  • Be able to working in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours)
  • Be able to safely lift bags, cases weighing up to 40 pounds up to 20 times per shift
  • Be able to safely lift stacks of plates weighing up to 30 pounds
  • Be able to use a mop, broom or squeegee as needed
  • Must have high sanitation standards including washing hands frequently throughout the shift
  • Must be able to understand / follow procedures for specific food preparation duties when required
  • Must have a valid food handler’s certificate where required

Irving, Texas-based Cheddar’s was founded in 1979 as an inviting neighborhood restaurant featuring handmade, quality food offered at a reasonable price. Cheddar’s has grown to nearly 200 locations across the United States. Cheddar’s differentiated position combines scratch-based, handmade, quality food and genuine, caring service in a polished atmosphere for a value price that is significantly below its competitors. A 2014 Technomic survey showed consumers were most likely to recommend Cheddar’s over any other full-service restaurant chain, and in 2012, Zagat ranked Cheddar’s the nation’s No.1 full-service restaurant chain as well as Top Overall American Cuisine, Top Rated Food and Top Rated Décor and Facilities. Consumer Reports named Cheddar's No. 1 in the Pub Style or Grill Category in its restaurant surveys in 2009 and 2012. The company also received the No. 1 ranking in Nation’s Restaurant News/WD Partners’ Consumer Picks Edition for Value and Likelihood to Recommend in 2011, 2012 and 2013. In 2014, the company first introduced its Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen branding, designed to highlight its focus on scratch-made meals.

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