Prep Cook

City Winery Washington DC
Washington, DC
Jan 13, 2022
Jan 16, 2022
Food Service, Cook
Full Time
City Winery strives to deliver the highest-end combined culinary and cultural experience to our customers who are passionate in sharing wine, music, and culinary arts. We are a unique facility, combining a fully functioning winery with intimate concerts, food & wine classes, private events in a variety of configurations, and fine dining. We have created a compelling mix for our sophisticated clientele of foodies, and active cultural patrons"A cents € bringing the wine country experience to the middle of a large city.We are thrilled and fortunate to be able to resume business and provide a safe workplace for our employees. In the interest of safety for all City Winery employees, the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated, including the booster shot if eligible, unless due to a bona fide medical and/or sincerely held religious reason in which case a reasonable accommodation will be provided unless it causes an undue hardship to City Winery.Position SummaryPrep cooks are responsible for the preparation of food items. This includes chopping vegetables, breaking down, cutting or grinding meat, weighing and mixing ingredients, washing and preparing vegetables, storing food, and other duties as per business need.Minimum QualificationsMinimum 2 years' experience as a Prep Cook in full-service, high-volume, fast paced kitchen or food service environmentStrong work ethic, team player, and customer-focused approachStrong knife skills and food handling experienceWorking knowledge and understanding of health, safety, and sanitation standardsAbility to follow and execute recipes to designated specificationsAbility to take directionAbility to work in a clean, organized, and efficient manner in a high-pressure environment.Excellent attention to detail, time management, and organizational skillsEffective communication and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build positive relationships with people in the scope of employmentAptitude to resolve problemsPolished presentationAbility to work both independently and in a team environmentAbility to work a flexible schedule including days, nights, weekends, and holidaysAbility to perform physical requirements of the role including standing/walking for entirety of shift, bending, pulling, pushing, using stairs, lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.Overview of Responsibilities Gather and prepare a variety of food items for kitchen service in an accurate and timely mannerWash, slice, peel, measure, mix, and prepare food items based on guidelines and recipe standardsPerform work in different prep stations as per business demands.Operate a variety of kitchen equipment in safe mannerWeigh and portion product to meet recipe standardsStore, label, and date items according to proper practicesClean and sanitize all work stations, areas, and equipmentMaintain department cleanliness and organization, adhere to safe work and equipment practices, and follow all food safety, health and sanitation standardsSet up, stock stations, and replenish kitchen inventory and supplies as neededEnsure food is stored away properly when not in useMaintain a thorough working knowledge of recipes, ingredients, allergens, and food presentationEnsure all products and prepared items are labeled, dated, initialed, covered, and rotated following FIFOExhibit mindfulness of volume due to open kitchen settingFollow all company policies, procedures, and guidelines including being ready to work at scheduled shift time, in uniform, with neat and presentable appearance.Perform all other reasonably assigned dutiesPerks & Benefits! Comped concerts and dining experiences, employee merchandise and meal discounts, FREE family meal, 401K Retirement Plan, Volunteer Opportunities, Flexible Spending Accounts including pre-tax commuter benefits and parking, & more depending on position and other Company eligibility requirements.INDBOH