Prep Cook

Eataly Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
  • Depends on experience
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401K / Retirement, Ask Us!, Meal Plan / Free Food, Employee Discounts
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Founded in Italy in 2007, Eataly is the world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace. At Eataly, you can Eat a meal at restaurants or quick-service counters, Shop for the ingredients, and Learn through classes and tastings. Eat Better, Live Better! Eataly is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


A Prep Cook prepares a variety of cold food items and all prepared ingredients that will be distributed to the kitchens to be cooked for restaurants. Reports to the Central Kitchen Chef De Cuisine and Sous Chef Managers.

  • Washes, peels, slices and mixes vegetables, fruits, meats, cheeses and other ingredients for salads, cold plates, side dishes, entrees, appetizers and garnishes

  • Follows recipes and complies with portion sizes, quality standards, department rules and procedures and Department of Health regulations

  • Cleans all utensils, preparation equipment and counters required for production

  • Performs other duties as required or assigned


  • 1+ year of kitchen experience

  • Basic math skills

  • Good knife skills and finger dexterity to use small tools and utensils adeptly

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred


  • Availability to work onsite with a flexible schedule inclduing evening, weekends and holidays

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and exert well-paced mobility

  • Ability to spend up to 8 hours standing or walking in a kitchen and restaurant environment

  • Ability to work with commercial equipment including stand mixers, ovens, torches, etc.


  • Health Coverage – Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance and Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid Time Off, 401K with company match, Commuter Benefits and Plum Benefits

  • Free staff lunch daily and discounts at Eataly

  • Fun staff classes on products and Italian cuisine

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