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As a Cook, you assist the food and beverage team in making sure that every single guest enjoys the experience. How so? You’ll ensure consistent food quality, prepare orders in a short period of time and prepare menu items in accordance with established recipes and guidelines. In addition, you’ll maintain a clean, sanitary, and safe work area in a fast paced environment. Easier said than done, right? Let’s break it down into your soon-to-be responsibilities:

  • Maintain communication with other cooks to assemble food orders within established average ticket time while preparing several different orders simultaneously.
  • Adhere to recipes to ensure consistent food quality and presentation.
  • Answer questions courteously, accurately, and quickly.
  • Perform required sanitation procedures.
  • Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, fryers, or ovens according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Uphold cleanliness and ensure proper sanitation of entire kitchen including food prep area, cooking equipment, counters, shelves, utensils, and storage areas.

At AMC, we live in a team-based culture where a take-charge approach exists at all levels. We offer continuous training and development programs, a highly competitive compensation plan and excellent benefits. Ready to get started? First, answer these questions: Are you passionate about doing what it takes to get the job done? Do you enjoy satisfying guests? Can you run a kitchen operation like a well-oiled machine?

As a Cook at AMC, you’ll need to demonstrate:

  • Proficiency in kitchen operations and execution.
  • Complete food handling training and obtain any local or state mandated certification.
  • Must be able to cook food to recipe standards.
  • Must have working knowledge of U.S. measurements, weight and volume.
  • Ability to follow instructions on safe use of all chemical/cleaning materials.
  • Ability to work effectively with supervisors and co-workers and with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to stand on feet for an extended period of time.
  • Ability to ascend and descend stairs.
  • Ability to walk, lift, twist, bend, reach, and handle food products on a frequent basis.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and move it 75 yards on a regular basis.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with supervisors and co-workers in a high-volume setting.

As if working in the entertainment world wasn’t enough, you’re entitled to many benefits as an AMC associate including FREE movie passes, health and 401(k) plans, and an employee assistance program. If helping run a high volume kitchen, great benefits and having fun matter to you, apply today!

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Why We Love to Call Kansas City Home

AMC has proudly called Kansas City “home” for more than 95 years. It’s richly diverse culture offers something to everyone. It also inspires us to lead by example and give back to our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

AMC is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local employment laws. AMC strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military status, or genetic information.  All AMC associates, other workers and representatives are prohibited from engaging in unlawful discrimination. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits and termination of employment.

AMC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law. Consistent with those requirements, AMC will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability if such accommodation would allow the individual to perform the essential functions of the job, unless doing so would create an undue hardship. If you believe you need an accommodation, contact your immediate supervisor or AMC’s Compliance department. AMC will also provide reasonable accommodations for an associate’s sincerely held religious beliefs or practices, unless doing so will not create an undue hardship. 

AMC prohibits, any form of discipline, reprisal, intimidation or retaliation for good faith reports or complaints of incidents of discrimination of any kind, pursuing any discrimination claim or cooperating in related investigations.

Diversity Statement

Imagine what would happen if AMC only showed films of the same genre. At AMC, that would never happen – we’re proud to offer an array of films that are as diverse as the people we employ.

The collective sum of the individual differences that our associates invest in their work represents a significant part of our culture, reputation and company’s achievement as well. We embrace and encourage differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our associates unique.

At AMC, we’re committed to employing a team that is as diverse as the entertainment on our screens.