Assistant Pit-Master & Prep Cook (will travel between both locations) APPLY NOW

Part time

Job Description:

The individual whom takes this position will need to travel between our Mt. Pleasant and James Island location to assist with the store's corresponding Prep Cook & Pit-Master (Weekly schedule listed below). This role is will require the employee to float around between positions.

Prep Cook Position Description:

  • AM Prep follows prep list created by Executive Chef or Sous Chef using set recipes.
  • Measure ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking. 
  • Washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat, etc. to prepare for cooking.
  • Follows recipes, portion controls and presentation specifications as set by Melvin’s BBQ.
  • Must maintain a clean and organized station while practicing good safety and sanitation skills during prep and service times. 
  • AM Back-Up Sets up steam table on Front Line with appropriate water levels and pans in place. Follows 'Daily Backup Sheet' and heats up all food to proper temperatures for service.
  • Perform other kitchen duties as assigned.

Assistant Pit-Master Position Description:

  • Pit Masters will trim and season meats; manage fires for smokers; clean and maintain smokers.
  • Monitor and Manage the overall quality of our smoked meats.
  • Additional duties include - cutting meats, preparing sides and sauces, and general restaurant cleaning.
  • Execution of brand excellence through the highest quality barbecue available.
  • Previous experience with BBQ is preferred, but not required.

Note: While essential elements of this job are described above, they may be subject to change at any time.


Monday: Prep position at Mt. Pleasant from 7am-2pm.

Tuesday: OFF

Wednesday: Assistant Pit-Master at Mt. Pleasant from 5am-2pm with an hour lunch break.

Thursday: Prep position at Mt. Pleasant from 7am-2pm.

Friday: Assistant Pit-Master at James Island from 5am-2pm with an hour lunch break.

Saturday: Prep position at Mt. Pleasant from 7am-2pm.



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