prep cook

  • Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant
  • Houston, Texas
  • Jul 30, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Follow the Chef Partner's prep list to plan daily work
Label ingredients and food items and stock pantry and refrigerator shelves in an organized manner
Properly store food items in designated containers
Sanitize work areas and equipment, wash dishes, take out trash
Measure seasonings, condiments, and ingredients for use in cooking
Portion and wrap food
Prepare ingredients for cooking
Wash, peel, and chop fruits and vegetables
Clean and cut or grind meat, fish, poultry, and shellfish
Place food in warming trays or refrigerated storage as appropriate
Carry food items and utensils to food stations
Use manual and electric equipment for food preparation
Perform basic cooking tasks such as stirring, straining, and parboiling food and reducing sauces
Package take out foods
Prepare beverages including soft drinks, coffee, and tea
Hand out prepared dishes to servers for delivery to customers
Maintain records of quantities of foods and ingredients used
Update supervisors when stock of food items or supplies are low
Inform managers about broken or malfunctioning equipment
Comply with food safety and sanitation guidelines
Prep Cook Requirements and Qualifications
Background as a prep cook or related experience
Availability for early morning shifts
Manual dexterity to ensure proper operation of kitchen utensils and cutting tools
Effective communication skills
Proficient in English
Adept at performing tasks well in a fast-paced environment
Able to stand through duration of shift