Prep Cook - San Francisco Store Team

  • Sweetgreen
  • San Francisco, California
  • May 27, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Position Overview


As a Kitchen Team Member, you will be an ambassador of the sweetlife and sweetgreen's core values. You will be an integral part of the guest experience, through the creation of healthy, transparent, and delicious food. It's your job to ensure that we're serving our guests products that live up to the quality and food safety standards that we pride ourselves on. You will report to the Head Coach (General Manager) and Assistant Coach (Assistant General Manager).

You must be a true team player, willing to get your hands dirty and do whatever it takes to keep your store running smoothly. Every team member at sweetgreen is responsible for upholding our core values


Kitchen Team Member responsibilities include and are not limited to:

Ensure all food meets food safety and quality standards to eliminate cross-contamination on the front linePrep all cold and hot food items using prep worksheetsFollow proper knife safety proceduresOperate oven and hot prep equipment, ensure proper time/temp of all hot and cooked foodsOperate fit-wash, robot coupe and all other cold prep equipmentMaintain clean, food-safe dish and prep stations throughout shiftSet up and break down oven station, maintain clean and organized hot prep zone and equipmentManage communication between Service Team Members and Kitchen, inventory front line, prep zones, oven and walk-in to determine needs. Ensure areas are always stockedLearn and maintain knowledge of our changing salad menu + ingredientsPut received orders away

For our Dishwasher roles, responsibilities include and are not limited to:

Maintain clean and organized dish and sink area, restock clean dishes + equipment, take out trash at Dish stationClean dishes, tongs, trays, and equipment throughout shift;Clean mop sink, area and and cleaning supplies;Refill kitchen chemicals as neededCirculate dirty/clean bowls and tongsAssist Service and Kitchen teams in maintaining a cleanPut received orders away

Requirements/Desired Traits:

Food, Restaurant, and/or Team experienceKnowledge of proper food safety handlingComfortable working in a fast-paced environment with kitchen and food prep equipmentA team player with a positive can-do attitudeQuick and adaptable learnerCollaborative communication skillsAccountable in upholding high standards

Physical Requirements:

Ability to read and comprehend information at a close range at a close range, and follow instructions accurately and efficientlyAbility to use electronic systems, such as computers and tablets.Physically able to lift up to 25 pounds and, stand for long periods of timeManual dexterity able to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensilsSubject to exposure to cleaning chemicals

Come live the sweetlife!

sweetgreen provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law.

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