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Prep Chef

Rainbow Acres Los Angeles, CA
  • $14.00 Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401K / Retirement, Employee Discounts
  • Employer Very Unlikely to Respond

POSITION SUMMARY:

 Reports To:     Kitchen Manager and/or Executive Chef (Head Chef)

A prep Chef is second in command after the Executive Chef (“Head Chef”) in a professional kitchen. The Sous Chef is to report to the Head Chef in charge and/or the Kitchen Manager. The prep Chef is required to assist the Head Chef is a number of functions in the kitchen, consisting of menu planning, food preparation, and sanitation. Excellent communication and leadership skills are a must.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting Executive Chef in daily duties.
  • Punctuality and reliability an absolute must (5-6 am shift start).
  • Ability to learn new recipes and delivering products of the highest quality in terms of taste, freshness and consistency.
  • Ability to prepare and cook breakfast items.
  • Responsible for keeping and maintaining clean work areas at all times.
  • Training of kitchen staff on Food Safety and Standards.
  • Responsible for understanding and preparing catering orders.
  • Assists with daily menu preparation for hot foods.
  • Preparation of entrees in the grab and go section.
  • Other duties as may be assigned

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • ServSafe or equivalent Manager Certification.
  • Good communication skills
  • Conversational Spanish appreciated.
  • Knowledge about food preparation.
  • Understanding nutritional information and ingredients.
  • Ability to assemble and understand a catering menu.
  • Knowledge of recipes and the ability to contribute ideas for menu planning.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Implement, train and follow the kitchen safety regulations.
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