Food Preparer

Gate Gourmet Seattle , WA 98101

Posted 5 months ago

Job Description

Discover the Difference You Can Make at Gate Gourmet

HOW TO APPLY:While we welcome your interest in our position on Indeed, in order to be considered an applicant and/or candidate for this position, youMUST fill out an official application on our website. Please copy and paste this link into your web browser to get started:

Gate Gourmet, a gategroup company, is the worlds largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for the airline industry. For the past 70 years, we have served over 250 carriers in more than 30 countries. Gate Gourmet combines culinary expertise with the highest standards of food safety and production to deliver delicious, healthy, and affordable meals to over 270 million travelers around the globe.

We arenow hiring for Food Preparers to work in our flight kitchen located at the Seaqttle-Tacoma International airport. This position is represented by a labor Union and is covered by one or more collective bargaining agreements. You will need to remain flexible in your shift and days off, as we may be required to change your schedule from time to time to meet production needs, requirements of the industry, or to accommodate a shift bid in accordance with the union contract. This position starts out at $12.32 per hour and you will be paid weekly. Our benefits include free, hot and healthy meals daily, paid vacations and holidays and 401K with company match. Medical, dental and vision insurance is also available if you would like to enroll. These benefits will start on the first day of the month following your 60thday of employment.

A Food Preparer prepares meals for various airlines by cutting, chopping, and wrapping dishes and meals and setting up the food carts for delivery.

Job Specific


  • Pay the one-time union initiation fee of $75. This amount will be broken down into payments
  • Pay the monthly union dues of $46.50. This amount will be deducted automatically from your pay check the first pay period of the month and starts 60 days after your first day on the job

Our Employees Must Be Able to:

  • Work assigned schedule which may include multiple shifts, weekends and holidays
  • Work overtime when required
  • Arrive to work on-time
  • Handle fish, beef, pork,poultry, shellfish and other food products
  • Complete paperwork
  • Communicate with Supervisors and co-workers
  • Follow directions
  • Work as a member of a team

Education Requirements:

  • Not applicable


  • Will beexposed toextreme temperature changes and noise
  • May work in a cold room of 40 degrees or less for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, move product, equipment andsupplies up to fifty(50)pounds
  • Regularly stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during shifts of 8+ hours

gategroup is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status or other category protected under applicable law.

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Company Description

Gate Gourmet, a gategroup company, is the worlds largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for the airline industry. For the past 70 years, we have served over 250 carriers in more than 30 countries. Gate Gourmet combines culinary expertise with the highest standards of food safety and production to deliver delicious, healthy, and affordable meals to over 270 million travelers around the globe.
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