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NOW HIRING! PREP COOKS! The Delegate

The Delegate Washington, DC
  • Depends on experience
  • Full Time
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Description

The Prep Cooks role is to prepare product in accordance with recipes and specs. The Prep Cook is a culinary professional who works with precision and speed to ensure an extraordinary guest
experience.

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

▪ Prepares food items, following standard recipes and procedures within specified time limits.

▪ Reads a prep list and preps items as assigned.

▪ Properly measures and assembles ingredients required for preparing the standard recipes.

▪ Cuts and/or portions meat, fish and poultry.

▪ May use a slicer.

▪ Accepts or rejects ingredients based on quality and quantity.

▪ Cleans, organizes, stocks, and maintains work area, walk-in refrigerator, reach-in refrigerator, cooler drawers, prep, and dry storage area, which may include bending, reaching, stooping, lifting, and working with cleaning agents.

▪ Rinses and cuts raw food products.

▪ Cooks on open flame stove and moves food in/out of industrial ovens.

▪ May be exposed to allergens such as nuts, seeds, soy, shellfish, and dairy.

▪ Tastes, smells, and views food to ensure adherence to quality standards.

Qualifications

▪ A minimum of 6 months experience in high volume restaurant

▪ High school diploma (or equivalent) encouraged

▪ Certification in food safety and sanitation a plus

▪ Able to follow recipes and instructions, including making conversions

▪ Knowledge of food safety, sanitation and proper handling procedures

▪ Able to work flexible shifts and schedules, inclusive of breakfast shifts, weekends and some
holidays

▪ Able to work calmly and effectively under pressure

▪ High energy and stamina. Able to work within a fast-paced, highly mobile, yet small space environment

▪ Able to stand, kneel, bend, and walk for up to 8 hours per day

▪ Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds

▪ Able to withstand temperatures up to 105 degrees

▪ Able to communicate and understand the primary language of the work location

▪ Ability to perform essential functions to company standards with reasonable accommodation

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