Prep Cook

Bacchus

Opportunity added 10/09/2020

Availability
Full or Part-Time
Tuesday through Saturday

Job Summary:
The Prep Cook will prepare meal ingredients, simple dishes, condiments, and other items as directed by senior culinary staff. 


Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Prepares meal ingredients as directed by the head chef, senior chef, or other staff.

  • Prepares fresh produce by peeling, cutting, and portioning.

  • Prepares meat by trimming, cutting, and portioning.

  • Prepares simple dishes such as breads or salads.

  • Mixes or prepares condiments, dressings, and sauces.

  • Maintains compliance with applicable health, safety, food handling, and hygiene codes and standards.

  • Assists with unloading, inspection, and storage of raw ingredients and supplies.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Basic understanding of or the ability to learn basic sanitation and regulations for workplace safety.

  • Basic understanding of or the ability to learn food handling techniques, preparation, and cooking procedures.

  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.

  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently.

  • Ability to work well as part of a team.

  • Ability to maintain personal hygiene.


Education and Experience:

  • High school or vocational school coursework in kitchen basics such as food safety, preferred.


Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of standing and working in a kitchen.

  • Exposure to extreme heat, steam, and cold present in a kitchen environment.

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

  • Must be able to work late nights and unpredictable hours.

  • Manual dexterity to cut and chop foods and perform other related tasks.

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