Pizza Cook



Pizza/line cooks at Hardywood are responsible for driving an exemplary reputation for quality food, quick service, and friendly interaction with team members and guests in a fast paced, high volume environment. Cooks will work with direct oversight from Executive Chef, David Draper, to prepare a focused menu consisting of gourmet pizza, salads, charcuterie boards, and baked goods, as well as a range of catered options for special/private events. 


  • Achieve the objectives of Hardywood’s hospitality program to delight our customers with an exceptional food, beverage, and service experience.
  • Maintain consistently high quality products through proper technique and recipe adherence.
  • Operate and maintain professional grade equipment in an open kitchen environment with a focus on cleanliness, organization, and aesthetic presentation.
  • Prepare a range of offerings with a seasonal and locally driven menu from pizza, charcuterie boards, salads, baked desserts, and a range of catering options.
  • Host occasional pop-up kitchen events in outdoor beer gardens at Hardywood’s Richmond or West Creek breweries in Spring, Summer, and Fall.
  • Eagerness to learn and grow in the culinary field, with opportunity for advancement as Hardywood’s culinary operations evolve. 
  • Help maintain proper inventory levels of food ingredients and kitchen supplies.
  • Provide guidance, training, and oversight to other kitchen team members.
  • Report to the Kitchen Manager and assist with additional tasks throughout the brewery as needed.


  • Strong oral communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment. 
  • Previous restaurant, catering, or bakery experience is a plus.
  • Reliable transportation required.
  • Physical requirements include ability to remain on feet and lift 40+ pounds throughout shifts of up to 10 hours.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced, high volume establishment while retaining attention to detail.
  • ServSafe Certification a plus.
Salary Description
Based on experience