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Prep | Cook

sweetgreen - College Park College Park, MD
  • $13.25 - $15.00 Hourly
  • Part Time / Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Ask Us!, Meal Plan / Free Food, Employee Discounts
  • Employer Very Unlikely to Respond

Position Overview

Our Kitchen Team Member position is similar to a Prep Cook role! You will be an ambassador of the sweetlife and sweetgreen's core values. You will be an integral part of the guest experience, through the creation of healthy, transparent, and delicious food. It’s your job to ensure that we’re serving our guests products that live up to the quality and food safety standards that we pride ourselves on. You will report to the Head Coach (General Manager) and Store Lead (Assistant General Manager).

We encourage our team members to be well-rounded team players, willing to get their hands dirty and do whatever it takes to keep your store running smoothly! No matter what position you start in with us, you will have the opportunity to be cross-trained and will be tasked to take on different positions within our team. 

Responsibilities
Kitchen Team Member Responsibilities include and are not limited to:

  • Ensure all food meets food safety and quality standards to eliminate cross-contamination on the front line
  • Prep all cold and hot food items using prep worksheets
  • Follow proper knife safety procedures
  • Operate oven and hot prep equipment, ensure proper time/temp of all hot and cooked foods
  • Operate fit-wash, robot coupe and all other cold prep equipment
  • Maintain clean, food-safe dish and prep stations throughout shift
  • Set up and break down oven station, maintain clean and organized hot prep zone and equipment
  • Manage communication between Service Team Members and Kitchen, inventory front line, prep zones, oven and walk-in to determine needs. Ensure areas are always stocked
  • Learn and maintain knowledge of our changing salad menu + ingredients
  • Put received orders away

Requirements/Desired traits

  • Food, Restaurant, and/or Team experience
  • Knowledge of proper food safety handling
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with kitchen and food prep equipment
  • A team player with a positive can-do attitude
  • Quick and adaptable learner
  • Collaborative communication skills
  • Accountable in upholding high standards

sweetgreen provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law.

sweetgreen participates in the federal government's E-Verify program to determine employment eligibility. To learn more about the E-Verify program.

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