Prep Cook

The Bartolotta Catering at The Italian Community Center

Opportunity added 03/03/2018

Now is your chance to work for one of the most highly respected names in the industry! Our cooks provide a superb dining experience for all guests, with prompt, efficient and caring service. 
Essential Job Functions:

  •   Prepares menu items according to standard recipes, plate presentations and specifications in a timely manner.
  •   Sets up work station according to station diagram and daily product inventory to Chef’s standards.
  •   Completes all assigned prep work to Chefs standards.
  •   Maintains product presentation, product quality and cook time standards.
  •   Negotiates narrow crowded aisles with hot and cold food products.
  •   Cleans and sanitizes the work area before, during and after shift.
  •   Practices sanitary and safe food handling at all times.
  •   Completes assigned daily and weekly cleaning projects.
  •   Performs sidework before, during and after shift as has ended.
  •   Assist other team members and management as needed.
  •   Assist in maintaining a safe working environment.
  •   Present professional demeanor in attire, language and attitude.
  •   Some cooking experience preferred.

Performance Requirements:

  •   Good organizational and multi-tasking skills
  •   Perform all food prep required for all menu items.
  •   Able to work at a rapid pace for an extended period of time.
  •   Capable of using knives, slicers, broiler, grill, fryer, microwave and steamer in a safe and productive manner.
  •   Adhere to all sanitation policy and guidelines as it pertains to handling of food and personal hygiene.
  •   Ability to anticipate business volume and prepare kitchen and work station accordingly.
  •   Pleasant and accommodating personality with continuous and outgoing demeanor

Physical Demands:

  •  Requires prolonged periods of being on their feet ranging from 4 – 8 hours/shift.
  •  Walking and standing on the kitchen tiling with potentially slick surfaces.
  •  Light/moderate lifting is required between 50 - 100 pounds.
  •  Position dictates working in a fast-paced environment and subject to irregular hours including late nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays.

Position Standards:

  •   Education: High School Diploma or Equivalency
  •   Experience: Prior casual and/or fine dining experience preferred.

**The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities. 

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