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Any specific open positions will be listed. Even if you do not see your desired position at this time, we encourage you to complete an application. We tend to review the application file before we post open positions.
Flying Mango is well established, locally owned and proud to have been featured three times on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins & Dives. We have a fast-paced working environment. Strong conversational skills are critical for all positions. The kitchen is in full view of our guests. Personal cleanliness is expected. Ideal candidates will be organized, dependable, have common sense, remain calm under pressure and only be content in an incredibly clean workspace.
Our reputation for excellence is based on our exceptional food. Our online reputation on customer review sites is very favorable. Team members should be proud to be a part of seeing those comments continue.
For any position at Flying Mango, we ask for:
Playing well with others.
Seeing the glass half-full.
Flying Mango prefers EXPERIENCED NIGHT LINE COOKS. Entry-level position is possible.
Are YOU an experienced cook out there looking for a change of scenery? We have been around forever =stability. We have some employees that have been with us almost 20 years, so we must be okay to work for.
Are you the leader type? Looking to use title of Kitchen Manager or Sous Chef? Talk to us.
Did you used to sauté or work the wheel in a previous life, and it might be fun to work a shift or two? Talk to us.
Intrigued with the restaurant game but have not worked in one? Talk to us. If you have a good artful eye for presentation, know how to use a knife properly, and can handle occasional chaos, we would be willing to train the right candidate.
We are a well-established, stable and locally owned restaurant, looking to add
one Full-Time OR two Part- Time member(s) to the Kitchen team. Unlike many traditional restaurant kitchens, this fast-paced working environment is totally open to the guests' view. This unique set up supports a culture of conversation with our appreciative guests.
Personal cleanliness is expected. Ideal candidate will be organized, have common sense, remain calm under pressure and only be content in an incredibly clean workspace.
Our reputation for excellence is based on our exceptional food. Check out the Press section of this website and Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives videos. You should be proud to be a part of seeing positive experiences continue.
Kitchen Prep and Line experience –PREFERRED. Culinary training - BIG plus. Serve Safe certification - BIG plus. Must be able to follow menu specifications. Must play well with others.
Strictly enforced smoke-free property. Workweek is currently Wednesday through Saturday evenings. Some additional hours may be required on 'off' days for special events. Competitive wage based on experience. Workers (4-5 days/wk exceeding 27 hrs/wk) receive paid week during Annual Summer Staff Vacation.
First step is to complete the ONLINE APPLICATION here on the site
You also can apply IN PERSON, preferably between 2:00 -- 4:30. Ask for MIKE.
4345 Hickman Road, Des Moines
Compensation: Competitive! based on experience.