Line/Prep Cook

Website copadurham COPA

Farm-rooted, Cuban-inspired casual fine dining

Come work with an award-winning restaurant in Downtown Durham. COPA is a farm-rooted, Cuban-inspired casual fine dining restaurant.

We’re hiring a prep/line cook for 25-30 hours per week with opportunities for more responsibilities and hours as training progresses.

The shifts are for Wednesday-Saturday nights from 4 pm-11 pm.

Prep work includes prepping salad and dressings, executing and portioning recipes, slicing and cutting ingredients, and setting up workstations.

Service work includes rotating between stations, including charcuterie and sandwich, griddle, fryer, and desserts.

Closing duties include maintaining a clean and orderly kitchen by washing pots and pans, sanitizing surfaces, and taking out the trash. Ensuring that all food and other items are labeled, dated, and stored.

Minimum of 1-year experience in a full-service restaurant kitchen or the equivalent.

Our menu draws from recipes from 1800s Cuba when Havana was a major cosmopolitan port in the new world. We’re passionate about cultivating relationships from soil to table. To learn more about our values and purpose, visit

Benefits include:

  • Health benefit with Accessibull Healthcare
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee discount
  • Positive, value-driven work environment

To learn more about COPA, please visit us at

Pay: $15.00 – $17.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
All team members are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as well as following the mask mandates. Indoor dining is restricted to fully vaccinated guests.

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