Prep Cook

Fairfax, VA
Sep 18, 2020
Sep 28, 2020
Food Service, Cook
Full Time
We are looking for an ambitious Prep Cook who can work from 9am-3pm (weekends required) to assist in the preparation of delicious dishes in the kitchen. Youll perform routine kitchen tasks such as setting up workstations and ingredients, so that food can be prepared according to recipes. A great prep cook will be quick and diligent and willing to improve on the job. You will be deft and able to follow instructions as well as all health and safety rules in the kitchen. The ideal candidate will also be able to function in a fast-paced, busy environment as a part of a team. Responsibilities Follow the prep list created by chefs to plan duties Label and stock all ingredients on shelves so they can be organized and easily accessible Measure ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking Prepare cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat etc. Must have own transportation and be reliable and on time. SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY PLEASE Undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food etc. Prepare simple dishes such as salads, entrees etc. Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash etc. Ensure all food and other items are stored properly Comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines Perform other kitchen duties as assigned Skills Proven experience as prep cook Knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen Manual dexterity able to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils