Squidward will give SpongeBob an order, and the player has to click on a patty to put it on the grill, click it to flip it when it is nearly cooked, and then click it when fully cooked to put it on a bun before it burns.
Occasionally, Patrick will appear and eat a Krabby Patty, causing SpongeBob to restart cooking that patty. Some orders from Squidward may ask for a specific ingredient to be left out.
There is only a certain amount of time the player can complete each shift. The player loses when time runs out. The player wins when they complete all three shifts without running out of time and becomes employee of the week.