US-KY-FranklinThe Prep Cook pleases our guests by correctly preparing menu items to our high standards of professional cooking. The Prep Cook meets the company standards of quality, safety, sanitation, service, cleanliness, and hospitality in providing guests with the most satisfactory food possible.Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:Please our guests by correctly preparing menu items to our high standards of professional cookingMeets company standards of quality, safety, cleanliness and hospitality in providing guests with the most satisfactory food possible.Maintains a calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep store operating to standard and to set a positive exampleFollows Cracker Barrel Old Country Store operational policies and procedures, including those for safety and security, to ensure the safety of all employees and guests during each shiftMaintains a clean and organized workspaceMaintains regular and punctual attendanceDelivering on this promise means monitoring public health issues that can impact our employees, including the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.To ensure the safety of everyone in our stores, we adhere to CDC guidelines and federal, state, and local regulations. Enhanced safety, cleaning and disinfection protocols are in place which include all employees wearing masks, using wipeable menus, and removing high-touch table items like salt & pepper shakers, condiments, and peg games. Additionally, managers at every store have been equipped with thermometers in order to perform daily wellness screens of all employees to ensure a safe environment for our team and guests.Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality, with or without reasonable accommodationAvailable to work flexible hours that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, nights and/or holidaysMeet store operating policies of safety and security, with or without reasonable accommodationAvailable to perform many different tasks within the store during each shiftQualifications:Be able to communicate with co-workers and managers effectivelyStand for long periods of timeReach and lift overhead up to 25 poundsWork in hot and cold temperature extremes subject to fluctuations for long periods of time.Work in environment where smoke, fumes, steam, and other airborne particles are presentWork around, handle, operate, and control hot equipment and products in a safe mannerWork at a pace consistent with changing business volume and demandsAbility to learn quicklyAbility to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and request clarification when neededStrong interpersonal skillsAbility to work as part of a teamAbility to build relationshipsNOTE: Racism, either overt or perpetuated through unconscious bias, has no place at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, and both our Mission and People Promise are firmly rooted in the principle of valuing what everyone brings to the table. Our employees work hard to ensure that our brand, which is grounded in genuine hospitality and nostalgia, represents only what is good about those things. While our décor and food may harken back to earlier times, our inclusive culture and beliefs about equality and diversity do not.