Cook – Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Posted on December 13, 2023
SSP America
 - $ 
 per hour
SeaTac, WA
Paid time off, Retirement benefits, Life and disability insurance, Free meals
Applications accepted until position filled
  • $23.61 – $24.61 / hour.
  • Hiring Immediately
  • Opportunities for Advancement



Our restaurant portfolio in the Seatte-Tacoma International Airport is comprised of brands such as: Ballard Brew Hall, Mi Casa Cantina, Greedy Cow, Pei Wei, Bad Egg, and many more.



At SSP America, our Line Cooks have the important role of receiving food orders, preparing delicious dishes for our guests, properly setting up the kitchen so every Expert has the product and tools easily accessible during their shift.  Our Line Cooks love working in the Back of House.



Our Line Cooks are experts at a few things:


  • Having warm, friendly smiles
  • Respecting our customers
  • Following detailed food preparation processes
  • Keeping their eyes on the details
  • Working well in fast-paced environments

If you’re looking to start your culinary career, come check us out!  We have a unique work environment that you’ll only experience at SSP America!





  • Highly competitive wages
  • Full-time jobs
  • Paid training
  • Employee meal program
  • Paid time off
  • Extra pay for holidays worked
  • Retirement plan with safe harbor company match
  • Medical benefits $50 per month
  • Basic Life & ADD is company paid 100%
  • Voluntary plans available (pet insurance, accident, illness, hospital indemnity, dental, vision)
  • Employee assistance program
  • Career development and opportunities



Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at SSP. We are an equal opportunities employer committed to engaging all of our people, so they feel valued and motivated; we champion diversity, promote inclusion, and ensure equality. We respect and protect human rights and prevent discrimination; and we positively impact our communities. We encourage and welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, gender, race, religious beliefs, disability, sexual identity and orientation.

About the employer: SSP America

In addition to caffeine, we’re driven by a shared vision to bring authentic restaurant experiences to every airport in North America. We love food, hospitality and great design.

We’re restaurateurs, foodies and culinary experts who happen to operate restaurants in airports. And, as we all know, airport travel can be stressful for people. From traffic to parking and shuttles, security, flight delays and more, the moment a traveler walks into a restaurant should be a moment of relaxation and relief.

In fact, we train our team to understand, “the best part of the journey begins with me.”

About your union: UNITE HERE 8

UNITE HERE Local 8 represents about 5,000 workers in the hospitality industries of Oregon & Washington State. Local 8 members work in hotels, restaurants, food service, and airport concessions. They include room cleaners, cooks, bartenders, bellmen, food and beverage servers, bussers, and dishwashers. Local 8′s parent union, UNITE HERE, represents hotel, food service, and gaming workers throughout the US and Canada.

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