Cook - Food Prep Worker

GA Food Service Alabaster , AL 35007

Posted 3 months ago

For over forty five years, GA Foods has been creating and delivering high quality nutritious and well-balanced meals to seniors, children, military and emergency response. GA Foods sets ourselves apart with flavorful menus tailored to our client's palettes, a delivery service unmatched by the competition and an One Team attitude,.

The GA Foods team is a diverse and energetic group. We are based in beautiful St. Petersburg, Florida, but can be found from California to New Jersey, Texas to Georgia...and even more locations as we have become one of the fastest growing companies in our industry. We thrive on our "One Team" company culture and promote teamwork and leadership within the organization. Looking for a job that will challenge you and motivate you to achieve your highest potential? You have come to the right place.

Basic Purpose:

The Cook

  • Food Prep Worker will prepare food for daily distribution following pre-defined recipes and menus meeting timebound requirements while food safety standards and specifications in our Alabaster location. The Cook

  • Food Prep Worker will pack and portion food according to menu specifications, assist with clean up, storage, required recordkeeping and other duties. Embrace the company's values, vision and mission as One Team.


  • Food Prep Worker Essential Functions:
  • Prepare meals under direction of Kitchen Supervisord/Unit Management for distribution following standardized recipes and portioning controls

  • Follow food safety, sanitation and temperature controls

  • Assist with clean up of kitchen, pack area and other areas as directed

  • Perform general utility duties as directed

  • Preparation of meats, sauces, casseroles, desserts, gravies

  • Meat slicing

  • Complete and maintain paperwork and records as required

  • Assist with sanitation and housekeeping of the facility

  • Pack food products and components accurately

  • Complete all required recordkeeping

  • Participate in all required company training including but not limited to: HACCP, GMP requirements, ServSafe certification

  • Provide support to Pack and Sanitation staff

  • Other duties assigned by management.


  • Food Prep Worker

  • Minimum of 2 Years Cooking experience (Institutional Preferred)

  • Operate equipment: Meat Slicer, Steam Kettles, Convection Ovens, Warmers, Pallet Jack, etc.

  • Able to follow written recipes and cooking/packaging instructions

  • Able to meet Employer's Attendance Standard

  • Able to Portion and Pack to Accurate Quantities/Counts

  • Provide support to Pack and Sanitation staff

Cook- Food Prep Worker Physical Demands:

Amount of Time:

  • Under 1/3: Walk, Stoop/kneel/crouch/crawl, Taste or smell; 1/3 to 2/3: Talk or hear; Over 2/3: See, Stand

  • Use hands to finger/handle/feel, Reach with hands and arms

  • Weight Lifting/Exertion Under 1/3: Up to 50 lbs.

  • Under 1/3: Wet or humid conditions (non-weather),

  • Work near moving mechanical parts, Fumes or airborne particles

  • Extreme cold (non-weather), Extreme heat (non-weather)

  • Moderate Noise

Drug-Free Work Place / Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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