Line Cook

Ivar's Restaurants - Seattle, WA


Ivar's Acres of Clams, located along the waterfront in downtown Seattle, is now hiring experienced line cooks to work with our exceptional culinary team. These kitchen positions can be either full-time or part-time depending on your availability, and the starting pay will be $17-$19 per hour.

Qualified candidates will have at least 2 years of experience working as a line cook in a large high-volume kitchen (seafood experience a plus), a strong work ethic, and flexible availability. For those who perform well and demonstrate a desire to take on added responsibility, this opportunity could lead to a pay raise and promotion to Sous Chef.

The cooks hired will be able to take advantage of Ivar's industry-leading benefits, which can include:

  • Excellent pay (starting at $17-$19 per hour)
  • Reasonable operating hours and no overnight shifts
  • Opportunities for additional training from our Executive Chef, Chris Garr, and advancement into higher level positions
  • Paid vacation days and paid sick leave
  • 401 (k) Plan
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Supplemental insurance
  • Free meals while on-duty and discounted meals at Ivar's and Kidd Vally while off-duty
  • Free uniforms
  • Close to bus lines, ferry service, and light rail
  • Employee Assistance Program

If you are interested in becoming a key member of the Acres of Clams kitchen team, you can apply today using any of the following options:

  • Click on the "Apply Now" button on this page
  • Apply online at our Ivar's Careers site (
  • Stop by Acres of Clams on Pier 54 and drop off a resume or fill out an application

We can't wait to hear from you!

Ivar's is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the E-Verify program, which is the electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify newly hired employees' identity and employment eligibility.

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Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $17.00 to $19.00 /hour


  • line cooking: 2 years (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Store Discounts

Overtime often available:

  • No

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly