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     Tom Douglas Restaurants

     At Tom Douglas Restaurants, we share the goal of “creating deliciousness served with graciousness.”  That’s part of our mission statement, and it means we strive to make our restaurants the best they can possibly be, with the most delicious food and the best service.  For the “deliciousness” part, our kitchens make as much food as possible from scratch including our breads and sandwich buns, pizza dough, fresh pastas, sausages, cured meats, smoked fish and all of our desserts, pastries, and ice creams.  Our chefs search out the best ingredients and buy local and organic whenever possible, and all our cooks strive to keep their skill and technique levels sky-high, in order to exceed the customers’ expectations.   As for “graciousness,” that means our service goes above and beyond, wowing the customers.  Our front of house staff works hard on food and menu knowledge and enjoys sharing that knowledge with the customer.  Both front and back of house staff love to show our efforts!


Are you an amazing dishwasher?  Fast, focused, efficient and have a positive attitude?  If so, we’re looking to hire strong dishwashers to join our team and support our kitchen.  Great communication skills, a positive attitude is a must.  



Properly cleans and sanitizes all dishes, glassware, utensils and pots.  Responsible for maintaining dish area and dish machine.  Assists with cleaning other areas of the restaurant as requested.


Essential Functions

  • Can operate dish machines to company and manufacturer specifications.
  • Uses proper measurements of detergent and sanitizer in the dish machine.
  • Restocks all dishes, glassware, utensils, pots and pans.
  • Removes all garbage.
  • Breaks down, cleans, and sanitizes the dish machine at the end of a shift.
  • Keeps dish and other storage areas clean and organized.
  • Performs additional responsibilities, although not detailed, as requested by a Chef, Sous Chef or other manager at any time.

Skills & Requirements


  • At least 1-2 years in a high volume kitchen.
  • Knowledge of basic dish machine operations.


Skills and Aptitudes

  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers.


Working Conditions

  • This position will spend 100 percent of the time standing.
  • Occasional environmental exposures to cold, heat and water.
  • The individual must be able to transport up to 50 pounds on occasion and up to 35 pounds regularly.


The purpose of this summary is to describe the essential job functions and the level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. This description is not an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by this position. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties from particular jobs and assign other duties as necessary.





Tom Douglas Restaurants is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please contact Human Resources if you need reasonable accommodations in connection with the hiring process.

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