Prep Cook

Baker's Crust Artisan Kitchen
Ashburn, VA
Jul 21, 2021
Jul 24, 2021
Food Service, Cook
Full Time
Job Description A Baker's Crust prep cook supports the line cooks and fulfill a critical role in the efficient operation of our kitchens. While the prep cook works behind the scenes, their work is integral to the culinary process. More specifically, a Baker's Crust prep cook: uses knives correctly and safely; sets up, restocks, organizes, cleans and maintains their workspace; follows all recipes and procedures with regards to quality, consistency, and time standards; prepares food according to Baker's Crust's procedures and standards and within allowable timelines; response positively to any and all guest requests; maintains Baker's Crust's high standard of quality while working under pressure and at a fast pace; safely operates and maintains the cleanliness of kitchen equipment; handles foods, storage and cleaning activities in accordance with sanitary procedures and standards; adheres to all federal, state and local regulatory procedures regarding food storage, cleaning and preparation; and, performs other duties assigned by management. To be considered for this position, a candidate must: be 18 years of age or older; have a minimum of one year experience working in a restaurant kitchen (preferred); work effectively with other staff in close quarters; possess written and verbal skills sufficient for effective communication with staff and management; be able to prioritize and address multiple tasks in an appropriate way; have good organizational and time management skills; demonstrate good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills; exhibit flexibility when directed to perform irregular tasks related to the prep cook's primary duties; have experience working with restaurant kitchen equipment, including but not limited to knives, slicers, ovens, stoves, mixers and fryers; and, be able to stand and walk for eight to ten hours, lift 55 pounds, and bend, climb or walk in hot and confined spaces.