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This job posting is for a position in a restaurant owned and operated by an independent franchisee and not McDonald’s USA. This franchisee owns a license to use McDonald’s logos and food products, for example, when running the restaurant. However, this franchisee is a separate company and a separate employer from McDonald’s USA. If you are hired for the job described in this posting, the franchisee will be your employer, not McDonald’s USA. Only the franchisee is responsible for employment matters at the restaurant, including hiring, firing, discipline, supervisions, staffing, and scheduling employees. McDonald’s USA has no control over employment matters at the restaurant. McDonald’s USA will not receive a copy of your employment application and it will have no involvement in any employment decisions, including whether you receive an interview for the job or whether you are hired.


A McDonald’s grill cook is responsible for cooking and/or preparing foods that are served in the restaurant.

He/she is responsible for preparing food items such as meats required following customers’ preferences and with the use of a grill.

In other words, a McDonald’s grill cook typically prepares foods from a menu; he/she is usually specialized in grillwork, which may involve flat griddles, gas or electric boilers, or flame-heated grills.

The grill cook is responsible for preparing meals within a specified time and according to customers’ specifications.

The McDonald’s grill cook job description entails preparing ingredients, notifying the wait staff when orders are ready, and ensuring that the grill is always clean and well-maintained after each shift.

One of the core tasks that are carried out by a McDonalds grill cook is to prepare food on the grill, which involves cooking meat and overseeing the grilling of other kinds of foods such as vegetables according to the menu.

He/she is also saddled with the responsibility of plating the food by ensuring that he/she appropriately plates the food after it is cooked, and ensuring that it looks good and is presented in an attractive manner since most customers want their food to look appetizing.

It is also the duty of a McDonalds grill cook to oversee and handle the preparation of ingredients, which involves ensuring that the necessary tools and ingredients that are needed to prepare meals are ready before the restaurant opens.

The grill cook at McDonald’s may also be required to make sure that the grill is clean throughout his/her shift and after the restaurant closes.

The ideal candidate or any interested individual who wants to work as a McDonald’s grill cook must possess certain skills and qualities, including good written and verbal communication skills, excellent time management skills, ability to pay particular attention to detail, strong interpersonal skills, good listening skill, good customer service skills, and good physical strength and stamina.

McDonald’s and its independent franchisees care about their employees and that’s why we provide them with an opportunity to learn, grow, and succeed every day. By offering industry-leading education programs and world-class training, we provide opportunities that inspire confidence and foster valuable skills to help employees thrive wherever they are on their journey, whether they stay at McDonald’s or go elsewhere. There is a reason more than 80% of employees are proud to work at McDonald’s and would recommend working at one of our restaurants. A Crew Team Member at McDonald’s is more than just a paycheck – it’s a chance to gain life skills and grow as an individual. And for anyone willing to take advantage of these opportunities…we’re committed to becoming America’s Best First Job.

See a day in the life of a Crew Team Member at McDonald's


We believe in letting you do you. If you're looking for a part-time job that supports your full-time ambition, you've come to the right place. Crew member opportunities are available practically anytime: breakfast, lunch, late nights, weekends - whatever.

You'll find out that a McDonald's crew job can help you grow with top notch training as well as our Archways to Opportunity education programs that offer high school completion courses, upfront college tuition assistance and English Language courses. McDonald's can take you anywhere, and give you the benefits you need for your life while doing so.

So what does a member of our Crew Team get to do??

• Connect with customers to ensure they have a positive experience

• Help customers order their favorite McDonald's meals

• Prepare all of McDonald’s World Famous food

• Partner with other Crew and Managers to meet daily goals and have fun

• Keep the restaurant looking fantastic

All you'll need is an outstanding attitude, willingness to learn and grow and the capability to excel in a fast-paced, team environment. We'll teach you the rest. For job openings on your schedule - part time or full time - give us a try. You must be 16 years of age or older to work as a Crew Member at McDonald's.

Additional Info:

This job posting contains some information about what it is like to work in a McDonald’s restaurant, but it is not a complete job description. People who work in a McDonald’s restaurant perform a number of different tasks every day, and this posting does not list all of the essential functions of this job.

By applying to this position, I understand that I am applying to work at a restaurant that is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, not McDonald’s USA. I understand that this franchisee is a separate company and a separate employer from McDonald’s USA. Any information I provide in this application will be submitted only to the independent franchisee, who is the only company responsible for employment matters at this restaurant. I recognize that the independent franchisee alone will make all decisions concerning employment matters, including hiring, firing, discipline, supervision, staffing and scheduling. By applying for a job at a franchisee operated restaurant, I understand that the information I provide will be forwarded to the franchisee organization in order for that organization to reach out to me and process and evaluate my application. I acknowledge that McDonald’s USA will not receive a copy of my employment application and will have no involvement in any employment decisions regarding me, including whether I receive an interview or whether I am hired to work for the franchisee. I understand that I need to contact the franchise organization for information about its privacy practices.