Cafe' Cook

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Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Our location in Columbus, OH currently has an opportunity for a Cafe' Cook.


This position is responsible for general food service work involving varied tasks including preparing food for all stations, specials and other food stations. Responsible for sanitation and food safety in designated food station. Assist Café management with food production, catering and other designated projects and events. Must possess the ability to:
  • Maintain a high level of quality and integrity of food confidence with customers
  • Provide outstanding customer service
  • Assist Chef with food ordering for the designated stations
  • Maintain food ordering sheet with needed food requests to ensure that product is on hand
  • Assist in putting away stock
  • Open kitchen and turn on equipment as required
  • Maintain sanitation of station, sanitation certification
  • Deliver catering orders
  • Receive Catering Orders in Detail
  • Communicate needs to Café Staff accurately and timely
  • Input orders in Catering Software and track efficiently
  • Train for the ability to fill in at all other Café Stations as needed
  • Ability to follow a recipe to Chef's/Team specification
  • Assist Chef in Kitchen preparation
  • Maintain a high level of quality and integrity of Food Confidence with Customers
  • Ability to work in a computer based Catering, recipe & inventory program, by inputting catering requests, recipes and invoices.
  • Assist Chef in Kitchen in the proper practice of Preparation & Sanitation Techniques
  • Partner with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Lift 50 pounds
  • Work a flexible schedule as required by catering needs
  • Assist with other Café duties and stations as required


  • Minimum 2 years' experience in a kitchen environment
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Must be knowledgeable about the preparation and production of grill foods and hot sandwiches
  • Ability to prepare quality food in a fast-paced working environment
  • Ability to be flexible and handle several tasks at once
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Customer interaction skills a must
  • Customer Service Experience
  • Prior Kitchen Experience of 2-3 years, High volume would be preferred
  • Prior experience in banquet service a plus
  • Flexibility of working different Stations
  • Quick learning agility
  • Culinary Arts Degree Preferred


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:

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