Prep Cook

Tao Group Los Angeles, CA
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  • Part Time / Full Time
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Prep Cook

Overview: Prepares food to order according to our recipes, procedures, quality expectations and speed levels.

Job Description:

- Maintains stock (restocks) cleans & organizes work area.

- Prepares food according to procedures and standards; within allowable time guidelines.

- Responds to all guests’ special requests.

- Safely operates equipment (determined by position).

- Practices proper & safe food handling, storage, receiving, stocking & rotating procedures.

- Requires speed, efficiency and attention to detail.

- Knowledge of the goings-on of the back kitchen in receiving the organization of goods is necessary.

- Keeping the back kitchen clean and organized while being able to efficiently work through the prep list.

- Prep cooks are depended upon and work closely with the opening chefs and have an opportunity to gain a one-on-one professional relationship with their chefs and the opening managers.


- Lifts and carries sacks, boxes & product up to 50 lbs. from floor to above waist level, approximately 20 feet sometimes involving stairs.

- Performs job at a continuously high pace, under pressure, while maintaining quality and speed standards.

- Must be able to read, understand and communicate in English.

- Interacts verbally with other line positions.

- Works closely with other staff members, often in confined areas.

- Flexible in performing other related tasks designated from the management.

- Meets all SRO standards for safe food handling.

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