We are looking for an ambitious prep cooks to assist in the preparation
of delicious dishes in the kitchen. You’ll perform routine kitchen tasks such
as setting up workstations and ingredients, so that food can be prepared
according to recipes.
great prep cook will be quick and diligent and willing to improve on the job.
You will be deft and able to follow instructions as well as all health and
safety rules in the kitchen. The ideal candidate will also be able to function
in a fast-paced, busy environment as a part of a team.
Follow the prep
list created by chefs to plan duties
Label and stock
all ingredients on shelves so they can be organized and easily accessible
ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking
ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat etc.
cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food etc.
dishes such as salads, entrees etc.
clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out
Ensure all food
and other items are stored properly
nutrition and sanitation guidelines
kitchen duties as assigned
health and safety rules in a kitchen
able to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils
A team player
with good communication skills
Patient with an
ability to stay positive under pressure
physical condition and endurance
diploma or equivalent is desirable; Training from a culinary school will be an
Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here
are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee
is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to
use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee
is regularly required to lift, bend, kneel, stoop, climb, push and pull items
weighing 50 pounds or less. Employee is regularly exposed to kitchen equipment
(e.g., oven, stove, dishwasher, slicer, coffee machine, steamer, mixer, and
This job description in no way states or implies that these
are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this
position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related
instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any
person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and
responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to
possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills,
aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements
may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the
health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this
document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This
document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other
than an “at will” relationship.