Job Title: Prep Cook FLSA: Non-Exempt
Department: Wahlburgers Revision Date: 01/2018
The Prep Cook is responsible for supporting the BOH Managers to deliver high-quality, great tasting food; proper food safety and sanitation procedures and profitability. The Prep Cook is responsible for prepping ingredients used in dishes according to restaurant recipes and specifications.
Accountable and Reports to:
General Manager, All FOH and BOH Managers
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Set up workstations with all needed ingredients, utensils and cooking equipment.
Prepare sauces by following recipes.
Prepare ingredients to use in cooking (chopping and peeling vegetables etc.).
Ensure great presentation by following recipes and specs.
Keep a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen.
Ensure food safety and sanitation guidelines are followed.
Ensure all food and other items are stored properly.
Check quality of ingredients.
Secondary Duties and Responsibilities
Education and Experience
No education requirement. 0-2 years of related work experience.
Must be physically able to exert up to 50 pounds of force frequently (energy exerted); and exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Visual requirements include vision from less than 20 inches to more than 20 feet with or without correction, depth perception, color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), and field of vision.
Must be able to perform the following physical activities: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.
Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
This position is frequently exposed to temperature extremes and dampness. There are possible equipment movement hazards from electrical shock and exposure to cleaning chemicals and solvents. This is a fast paced work environment.
Equipment Used to Perform Job
All kitchen equipment including: Cash register, fryers, ovens, stoves, grills, toasters, can opener, griddle, slicer, refrigerated food prep case, thermometers, knives, dishwasher, ice machine, coffee maker, scales, pop machine, telephone, Point of Sale system.
Responsible for company assets including equipment and merchandise.
Has daily contact with the general public and guests. Has contact with federal/state governmental or regulatory agencies regarding inspections.