Careers at Chicken Salad Chick

Welcome to Chicken Salad Chick, where we offer delicious, made from scratch favorites served from the heart. You’ll find fresh ingredients, gracious hospitality, and happy people in our restaurants.

Interested in joining the Chick Family? We offer competitive pay, no fryers, no late nights, Sundays off, and a great culture. We're currently hiring all positions at the restaurant level, including Team Members and Managers. With over 200 locations in 17 states and plans for fast-paced growth, we have opportunities to advance your career in a purpose-led company that believes in Spreading Joy, Enriching Lives and Serving Others.

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Chicken Salad Chick Prep Team ( Daytime hours) in Knoxville, Tennessee

Company Introduction:

Chicken Salad Chick provides a delicious menu with a variety of 12 Chicken Salads, homemade sides, delicious soups, and great sandwiches. This location is one of the originals to the franchise and we are looking for a hospitality professional to help us maintain a team of excellence and superb service.Overview:

We also offer many other great benefits such as:

  • A fun work environment where you can positively influence others.

  • Flexible schedules (closed on Sundays & Holidays)

  • Learn first-hand from an experienced Owner/Operator that cares about you personally and is actively involved in the community.

  • Leadership opportunities to gain real world management experience to help you reach your professional goals.

  • Competitive pay.

  • Free Employee Meals

  • Monthly Tips Bonus

  • Advancement opportunities

  • 401K (Match up 4%)

  • Medical Dental & Vision Benefits

At Chicken Salad Chick, we are always keeping an eye out for applicants who are friendly, enthusiastic, and who genuinely enjoy serving guests. Team lead who work at Chicken Salad Chick are given skills and life experiences that go beyond serving a great product in a friendly environment. The experiences we can provide you are an excellent stepping-stone to a successful future in the world of business.


  • Culinary school training would be advantageous.

  • Experience as a prep cook may be advantageous.

  • Manual dexterity to operate cooking tools such as knives.

  • Strong teamwork and communication skills.

  • Physical endurance to work long shifts in a busy environment.

  • Flexibility to work shifts, weekends, nights, and holidays.

  • Ability to work in a stressful, fast-paced environment.


  • Setting up and sanitizing workstations.

  • Following prep lists created by chefs.

  • Measuring ingredients and seasonings, and preparing cooking ingredients such as soup stock to be used in the cooking process.

  • Preparing simple dishes, such as entrees or salads.

  • Ensuring all food items are properly stored and easily accessible.

  • Assisting chefs in preparing food and attending to any culinary tasks that arise.

  • Distributing plates to wait staff to be served, cleaning plates for dishwashing, and preparing takeaway packages for customers.

  • Supervising food and cooling room temperatures.

  • Accepting or rejecting ingredients from suppliers.

  • Maintaining a clean, orderly, and sanitized kitchen.

  • Preparing drinks and cocktails according to the chef's specifications.