Prep Cook

Job description: Prep Cook

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Making Soups, Chowders, Salad Ingreidents
  • Measuring and mixing ingredients according to recipes
  • Ensuring appropriate quantity is prepared for evening service
  • Ensure food quality and presentation meets standards
  • Keep the work area, utensils and production equipment in a clean, sanitized state
  • Work with specialized cooking equipment (industrial mixing machines, convention ovens.)
  • Follow Health and Safety procedures and identify unsafe practices or conditions
  • Be thoroughly familiar with the causes of food poisoning and the methods of its prevention
  • Control waste and spoilage
  • Restock any low items during the shift
  • Assist all team members whenever needed
  • Other responsibilities as required

Qualifications

  • Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • One year’s experience if certified; three year’s experience if not
  • Experience in a similar environment preferred
  • Ability to work independently or as a close knit team
  • Ability to work early morning shifts
  • Excellent attention to detail and proven creativity
  • Ability to be self motivated
  • Good verbal and written communication skills