Three Oaks, MI Staymaker Food
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time

Hourly Rate: $12.00

Do you have a gritty, do-what-it-takes work ethic? Do you enjoy the bustling environment of a commercial kitchen? Are you interested in getting your foot in the door with an expanding organization full of unique opportunities?

Staymaker at Journeyman Distillery offers a full-service family environment with a high level of service, from scratch cooking, and a truly unique atmosphere. As a Dishwasher, you will be instrumental in ensuring food items are prepped and all utensils, flatware, and dishes are sparkling clean and ready so the kitchen and restaurant may operate as a well-oiled machine.

At Journeyman Distillery, we believe hard work and dedication deserve to be rewarded. To that end, we provide a comprehensive benefits and incentives package.

Here’s a peek at what you will receive as a Journeyman employee:

  • Outstanding Growth Opportunity!
  • Paid Time Off – begins accruing on Day 1
  • 401(k) with Employer Match available Day 1
  • Medical Insurance – 30+ hours/week
  • Dental, Vision, Life, Supplemental Insurance options – 20+ hours/week
  • Free Monthly Bottle of Spirit (21+)
  • Unlimited $300 Referral Bonuses
  • Loyalty Incentives (ask about our 5-Year Bottle Reward!)
  • 25% Employee Discount
  • Monthly Founders' Tour with Bill and Johanna Welter
  • Annual Employee Putting Competition
  • 3 Annual Employee Parties 
  • Shoes for Crews (Affordable Footwear)


  • Assist cooks and the Executive Chef in the preparation of food as specifications require.
  • Maintain clean and sanitary conditions in employee changing room/restrooms and back-of-the-house employee areas, dumpster area, storage areas and receiving areas.
  • Empty trash cans from dish room, kitchen and storeroom into appropriate refuge.
  • Remove empty boxes from kitchen and storage areas on a regular basis.
  • Keep equipment, floor and work areas clean and in working order at all times. Ensure proper maintenance of all kitchen equipment.
  • Wash all dishes, pots and pans to ensure proper supply levels to operate food and beverage department efficiently
  • Ensure proper storage procedures as specified by Health Department and Staymaker requirements Assist in cleaning and sanitizing production equipment, work surfaces and kitchen (including storage areas and coolers)
  • Ensure that applicable kitchen equipment is in proper working order prior to shift; Communicate any maintenance, repair or upkeep issues to Shift Leaders or Executive Chef.



  • Ability to perform moderate physical work; may be required to lift up to 70 pounds occasionally, up to 50 pounds frequently and up to ten pounds constantly and performing such activities as bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, climbing, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting and grasping for up to five hours without sitting.


  • Work habits include regular attendance, team work, initiative, dependability, positive attitude and promptness.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays


  • Works primarily indoors in food preparation and a kitchen maintenance environment.
  • Potential exposure to sharp and rapid equipment movement hazards, sharp utensils, extremely hot stoves, grills and food and dangerous chemicals/solvents if proper safety procedures are not followed.

Salary Description
$12.00 per hour