Prep Cook - Luke's 32 Bridge

TC Restaurant Group Nashville, TN $19.00 to $20.00 per hour

POSITION SUMMARY: This role’s primary function of Prep Cook will be responsible for the preparation of ingredients and stations used in the cooking process, as well as maintaining the kitchen and ensuring it is clean and sanitized. The ideal candidate believes in showing up on time for work, providing other employees with assistance in the kitchen as needed, and following all sanitary and health-related protocols. All duties are to be performed in accordance with Company policies, practices, and procedures, within the framework of TC Restaurant Group principles.


- Reports to work on time and is on the prep station as indicated on the work schedule

- Prepares food to specifications before, during, and after hours of operations

- Preps all food to ensure that all items are prepared according to company specifications, recipes, procedures, and quality standards

- Retrieves food products and other items from storage areas including freezers, walk-in coolers, basements, dish areas, etc., that are necessary for preparation

- Prepare equipment, small wares, plate ware, food ingredients, garnishes and supply items needed for effective operation of the station. Reports any problems or discrepancies to Sous Chef/Exec Chef on a timely basis

- Rotates and restocks all pantry food items, condiments, plateware, smallwares, equipment and supplies throughout the shift to ensure first in and first out (FIFO) procedures and sufficient stock and back-up levels for the demands of the business

- Prior to the start of the shift, checks the par and stock levels of all salad ingredients, cold appetizers, dessert items, condiments, garnishes, equipment, chilled plates, and other service plateware and smallwares to ensure sufficient quantity for the demands of the business. Maintains sufficient back-up par levels

- Assists other kitchen personnel in food preparation and side work according to prep lists

- Correctly completes all station closing duties at the end of each shift. Assists Sous Chef/Chef and other kitchen team members in accomplishing closing duties and kitchen cleanliness

- Maintains the highest degree of sanitation, cleanliness, and food safety for work area to include prep tables, counter tops, refrigeration units, floors, walls, and shelving

- Uniform meets restaurant requirements and is maintained and clean

- Practices positive personal hygiene and cleanliness habits during all work shifts

- Accomplishes all job duties while adhering to all safety guidelines and practices throughout the shift. Immediately reports any unsafe condition or unsafe act, accidents and/or injuries to the Sous Chef/Exec Chef - Performs all additional duties as assigned


- Accountability

- Adherence to Policy

- Attitude - Confidentiality

- Development

- Job skills knowledge

- Judgment

- Organization

- Productivity

- Punctuality

- Quality of work

- Teamwork

- Verbal communication

- Working relationships

- Written communication 


- Experience as a pantry, prep, or line cook in a fast paced, high volume, premium casual restaurant preferred

- Experience with fresh products preferred

- Minimum 100 covers per shift

- Must be able to taste – to be able to distinguish between and among flavors, spices, temperatures, mouth feel and smell – to distinguish between and among odors and scents as to their appeal and level of intensity for all food and beverage products

- Must be able to work in an environment subject to extreme cold 30 degrees, heat temperatures above 100 degrees, loud noises from restaurant equipment and machinery, and fumes, odors, dust, and smoke

- Must use cut gloves as that is a company requirement for all culinary personnel for safety

- Must be able to communicate effectively and listen attentively to supervisors, other team members, vendors, and guests

- Ability to understand communication in English

- Able to read recipes and instructions in English

- Position may require work on nights, weekends, and holidays

- Must be able to lift, handle, and carry food, small wares, equipment, supplies and paper goods at a minimum of 50 pounds

- Must be able to constantly stand and exert well-paced mobility for a period up to eight hours in length

- Must be able to bend, kneel, stoop, reach and squat on a frequent basis to receive and store stock, supplies and equipment as well as to work the line during service periods

- Maintains good grooming habits 

TC Restaurant Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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