Mystic Cafe

Line Cook


Mystic Café


Full Time

Mystic Café isn't your typical restaurant. We offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout the week alongside quality espresso, fine wines, local art, and live music. Our customers enjoy the vintage dining atmosphere with our locally sourced and artisan meals. Mystic’s team members are excited to serve our customers, and many of our team members move up to become trainers, supervisors, and even managers. 
Mystic Café is currently seeking a motivated Line Cook to join our dynamic and professional culinary team. Happy Day employees are excited to come to work, to learn, and to produce the best experiences possible for our guests. This position requires a strong work ethic, problem-solving and time management skills, and an enthusiastic, teachable attitude. 
Enjoy the benefits of working for a successful company, with comprehensive training, an employee discount to all 13 of our restaurants for qualifying employees, benefits to qualifying employees including medical and dental insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition assistance, and daycare reimbursement, and being a partner to the community. 
If you want a job where you will develop your personal and professional skills and be a part of a community committed to excellence, this may be the job for you! Read through our qualifications below. 
The ideal line cook candidate will have: 
  • Prior experience in a reputable restaurant or hotel that is culinary and hospitality driven
    • If you lack experience but are motivated and teachable, we would still love to talk to see if you are a good fit for our team!  

  • A strong work ethic and commitment to uncompromising quality 
  • A team-oriented approach and a calm demeanor during time-sensitive tasks 
  • Current knowledge of basic kitchen equipment 
  • Proficiency in basic knife skills, meat, vegetable, and sauce fabrication 
  • Ability to mathematically adjust recipes; able to read, create, interpret and follow written recipes with precision. 
  • Willingness to cross-train into other areas and Happy Day restaurants
Job Qualifications: 
  • Must be flexible with scheduling, including weekends, evenings, and holidays 
  • Must be reliable, professional, and organized  
  • Ability to work as part of a team 
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully 
  • Maintain high standards for work areas and appearance 
  • Maintain a positive attitude and commitment to excellence
About Us: 
Mystic Café is grounded in Lewiston, ID, history. Located in the 1926 Morgan Bros. Coffee Roasters building on Main Street, Mystic incorporates the original hardwood floors, beams, and bricks walls to create a distinctive and engaging dining atmosphere in our newly expanded space. We feature seating for up to 200 in four unique dining areas, with seasonal outdoor seating. 
Mystic Café offers a casual menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and a formal menu for dinner, featuring seasonally crafted specials with high-quality and thoughtfully sourced ingredients. Mystic is also home to a large selection of local and fine wines, along with 10 microbrews on tap from our custom steampunk piping tap system. Join us in our revamped espresso area for a quality cup of coffee with friends or at one of our live music events like Jazz Night or Open Mic Night on the elevated stage. We additionally offer wi-fi projection capabilities for groups and host private parties. Mystic is now available to accept reservations. 
When you want quality, think Mystic Café. Learn more about us at 
Happy Day Restaurants corporation is a Lewiston, ID–based business founded in 1969 to bring the freshest products and most dynamic customer service experiences in the industry to our guests in the Inland Northwest. We operate 13 restaurants and a catering company in the LC Valley and on the Palouse and have won many regional and national awards for our businesses, including induction into the Idaho Hall of Fame in 2016. 
HDR values our employees and offers a variety of opportunities, benefits, and services to help develop leadership qualities in each person. Community is our favorite word, and we give back frequently by supporting many local and regional non-profits and other community-based efforts. 
We constantly strive to raise our standards and go the extra mile. If you want to be a part of this community of excellence, apply today! For more information about Happy Day, please visit  
Compensation: $14.50 per hour

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