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Line Cook (Part-Time)

Pacers Sports & Entertainment is seeking a professional line cook to prepare food to the exact specifications of the Executive Chef. The line cook's daily tasks will consist of assisting the Executive Chef and Sous Chef with daily meal preparation, as well as cleaning responsibilities. We are looking for someone that will play a role in providing high quality, locally sourced food to a sports team, while maintaining the high standard of food quality, cleanliness, professionalism, and discretion set in place by the Executive Chef.

This position is expected to work a flexible schedule that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, and possibly holidays. Hours will vary from week to week depending on the team's practice, game, and travel schedule.

Should candidates make it to the final interview, they will be expected to participate in a hands-on cooking demonstration.


  • Set up chafing dishes for service and stock the lounge / meal area with necessary supplies.
  • Prepare food for services (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meats, preparing sauces or cold prep, etc.)
  • Answer, report, and follow the Executive Chef or Sous Chef's instructions.
  • Assist with replenishing and maintaining the cleanliness of the buffet.
  • Stock inventory and dry storage appropriately following strict food safety storage guidelines.
  • Ensure food maintains high quality nutritional standards.
  • Comply with kitchen safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Clean and maintain the kitchen, as well as all kitchen equipment.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and professional approach with players, staff, and all members of PS&E.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Culinary degree or equivalent experience. At least five years of recent hands-on kitchen experience.
  • Proven industry cooking experience as a line cook or prep cook.
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and procedures.
  • Strong knife skills including an understanding of different knife types and uses, thorough knowledge of knife cuts, and knife safety.
  • Accuracy and speed in completing assigned tasks with a focus on following the Executive Chef's precise direction.
  • Familiarity with industry best practices.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A high level of professionalism and discretion.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, lift heavy objects, use a computer, use a telephone, speak, hear, and write.

While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate and the noise level in the Fieldhouse / game environment is usually loud. The stress level may become high during certain times of the year.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, marital status, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Details
Date Posted
13 Sept 2023
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Indianapolis, IN, USA
Part Time
Required Experience
5+ years