looking for prep cooks who share our passion for food and take pride in their work. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about each dish they serve and welcomes the opportunity for growth. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude and can accept direction as necessary. The perfect candidate would possess excellent knife skills, be able to follow specific recipes & instructions to prepare menu items using basic kitchen equipment and preparatory utensils. Previous experience cooking in a professional, high volume capacity is required, though we won't turn away exceptional beginners who are driven, dependable and willing to grow and learn.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING, OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED AS NEEDED)
1. Reads and prepares menu items as ordered by customers according to portion control and quality standards of the menu.
2. Follows specific recipes and instructions to prepare menu items as ordered to prepare menu items using basic kitchen equipment and preparatory utensils.
3. Prepares food items according to recipes, instructions and customer orders, and follows food handling and safety requirements.
4. Retrieves ingredients from appropriate areas by lifting and carrying to the food preparation area.
5. Communicates shortage of menu items to Kitchen Manager immediately
6. Unloads deliveries from truck and places in appropriate storage areas by lifting and carrying boxes.
7. Stores incoming food shipments properly in the storeroom, maintain storeroom heat in a neat, orderly manner and ensures all food items are stored at the appropriate temperature
8. Places dishes in the dishwasher and cleans dishes in a pot and pan sink as needed (if working hours when others are not there)
9. Stocks dishes, glassware ad silverware as needed
10. Always maintains a neat and orderly work area
11. Sweeps and mops the kitchen floor at the end of their shift (if working hours when others are not there)
12. Completes opening and closing duties in accordance with approved procedures
13. Reports any health and/or safety concerns/violations immediately to management
14. Performs other related duties as assigned