Prep Cook

Guest Services, Inc.
Washington, DC
Jan 14, 2019
Jan 28, 2019
Food Service, Cook
Full Time
GREAT PEOPLE | GREAT BENEFITS | JOIN OUR ALL-STAR TEAM Prep Cook - Monday thru Friday!Guest Services, Inc. is now hiring a full time Prep Cook for one of our DC locations! Qualified candidates must have experience in Catering and Hot Food Preparation as well as Knife and Cooking Skills.The hours for this position are 6:00am-2:30 pm, Monday - Friday JOB SUMMARYThe Prep Cook assists the Cook by preparing ingredients, keeping the kitchen clean and orderly, and by performing some of the simpler cooking functions as assigned according to the menu.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSPrepare and cook food items according to recipes, daily menus and supervisor's instructions.Take temperatures at regular intervals and maintains foods in sufficient quantities while minimizing over-produced waste.Ensure proper presentation of all food items.Assist in maintaining kitchen sanitation and equipment cleaning schedule.Loading and unloading of inventory from trucks.SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS INCLUDEPartial High School education; High School Diploma/GED equivalent preferred.Food Safety Certification. Strong sanitation habits.Strong customer service abilities; actively looks for ways to assist customers and coworkers.Ability to recognize when a problem has occurred and communicate it to management.PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTSMoving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly frequent movements from place to place within the unit. Bend, lift, carry, reach/extend arms and hands above shoulder height frequently, or otherwise move in a constantly changing environment.Lifting, carrying, and pushing up to 25 lbs. regularly, 30-35 lbs. frequently, and up to 50 lbs. occasionally.Ability to stand for the entire work day.Climbing steps regularly.Withstanding temperature extremes in freezer, refrigerator walk-in and grill areas.Reading and writing work-related documents in English.Speech recognition and clarity, including the ability to understand the speech of customers and co-workers and the ability to speak clearly so that you can be understood by co-workers.Constantly communicates and receives verbal communication with other employees in fast-paced kitchen.Physical presence at the job site is essential to perform job duties.EQUIPMENT USED Commercial Kitchen Machinery, Appliances, Tools, and UtensilsGuest Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.