Prep Cook job description template

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Prep Cook job description template

Prep Cook job profile

Prep Cook is a professional cook whose job is to prepare all assigned menu items in an efficient and consistent manner while following the specifications, recipes and techniques of the company.

In order to attract Prep Cook that best matches your needs, it is very important to write a clear and precise Prep Cook job description.

Prep Cook job description

Are you an aspiring Prep Cook with a passion for culinary adventures?

We are looking for a passionate Prep Cook to become a part of our small dream cuisine team. Our mission is to bring elaborate new (x) cuisine in a (x) setting in (x) city.

Join us and help deliver our delicious recipes and provide an extraordinary dining experience that keeps our guests coming back for more!

Prep Cook duties and responsibilities

  • Adhere to prep list assigned by chefs 
  • Label and stock all cooking ingredients 
  • Prepare measured dosage of appropriate cooking ingredients and seasonings 
  • Arrange cooking ingredients and prepare them for cooking
  • Wash and chop vegetables and meat 
  • Perform basic cooking tasks (reduce sauces, parboil food etc.)
  • Arrange simple standard dishes such as salads, entrees etc.
  • Keep kitchen area clean and tidy (wash dishes, sanitize kitchen surfaces, take out trash etc.)
  • Ensure appropriate food and drink storage
  • Adhere to all relevant nutrition, sanitary and safety rules and guidelines
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach to coworkers and customers
  • Perform other related duties assigned by the management staff

Prep Cook requirements and qualifications

  • Previous experience working as a Prep Cook for (x) year(s)
  • Culinary school diploma
  • Basic food handling and preparation knowledge
  • Familiarity with health and safety kitchen rules and regulations
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Excellent manual dexterity 
  • Attention to detail
  • Outstanding communication skills 
  • Team player

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