Prep/Cook

Employer
sweetgreen Foggy Bottom
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 13, 2018
Closes
Jun 18, 2018
Function
Food Service, Cook
Hours
Full Time
Position Overview As a Kitchen Team Member, you will be an ambassador of the sweetlife and sweetgreen's core values. You will be an integral part of the guest experience, through the creation of healthy, transparent, and delicious food. It's your job to ensure that we're serving our guests products that live up to the quality and food safety standards that we pride ourselves on. You will report to the Head Coach (General Manager) and Store Lead (Assistant General Manager). You must be a true team player, willing to get your hands dirty and do whatever it takes to keep your store running smoothly. Every team member at sweetgreen is responsible for upholding our core values Responsibilities Kitchen Team Member Responsibilities include and are not limited to: Ensure all food meets food safety and quality standards to eliminate cross-contamination on the front line Prep all cold and hot food items using prep worksheets Follow proper knife safety procedures Operate oven and hot prep equipment, ensure proper time/temp of all hot and cooked foods Operate fit-wash, robot coupe and all other cold prep equipment Maintain clean, food-safe dish and prep stations throughout shift Set up and break down oven station, maintain clean and organized hot prep zone and equipment Manage communication between Service Team Members and Kitchen, inventory front line, prep zones, oven and walk-in to determine needs. Ensure areas are always stocked Learn and maintain knowledge of our changing salad menu + ingredients Put received orders away Requirements/Desired traits Food, Restaurant, and/or Team experience Knowledge of proper food safety handling Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with kitchen and food prep equipment A team player with a positive can-do attitude Quick and adaptable learner Collaborative communication skills Accountable in upholding high standards