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A Prep Cook will provide chefs/cooks the timely and quality preparation of foods using a variety of equipment and utensils in an effort to continuously operate a highly regarded restaurant on a local and national level. He/She will also maintains the cooking environment clean and safe for all staff members and takes on culinary tasks as they arise. A prep cook will receive instruction/guidance from Lead Line Cook and culinary management, and may work earlier than most other cooks.


  • Comply with Standards of Service      and assist in ensuring the same from all kitchen employees.
  • To follow all specifications to      properly and efficiently prepare all food items in high quality, taste,      presentation, including accommodation special guest requests, within      specified time limits.
  • Properly measures to ensure      proper cutting/portioning of food items and assembles ingredients required      for preparing the standard recipes. 
  • Accepts or rejects ingredients      based on quality and quantity.
  • Rinses and cuts raw food      products.
  • Minimizes waste of products.
  • Cleans, organizes, and maintains      refrigerator, cooler drawers, prep, and dry storage area.
  • Rotates product to maintain      shelf-life standards.
  • Inform the Executive Chef of      supplies that need to be requisitioned. 
  • Inform the Executive Chef of any      foreseeable shortages before items run out.
  • To stock/restock and supply      storage areas as needed, to accommodate business needs.
  • Minimize waste and maintain      controls to attain forecasted food cost. 
  • Maintain effective working      relationship with food and beverage management, staff and all departments.
  • To follow all company/kitchen      safety rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Strict adherence to health      department and food handling guidelines
  • To immediately report all      suspicious occurrence and hazardous conditions.
  • Present a professional      appearance and in uniform at all times.
  • Maintain regular and consistent      attendance and punctuality, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Job description may be changed      at any time.


  • One      (1) year of experience as Prep Cook.
  • 4 or 5 star background,      knowledge and ability to implement such standards (Preferred).
  • Previously worked with      multi-unit operations from fine dining to casual (Preferred).
  • Food Handlers permit required.
  • Must be able to work nights,      weekends and some holidays.
  • Must be able to speak, read and      understand basic cooking directions in English.
  • Understanding and knowledge of      safety, sanitation and food handling procedures.


  • Possess excellent knife skills      and be able to operate basic kitchen equipment.
  • Ability to work in a team      environment exercising adequate leadership.
  • Ability to accept constructive      criticism and work calmly and effectively under pressure.
  • Customer service orientation and      commitment to quality service.
  • Have problem solving abilities,      be self-motivated and organized.


  • Ability to speak and hear,      vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth      perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Be able to work in a standing      position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop      and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 50 pounds.
  • Continual use of manual      dexterity and gross motor skills with frequent use of bi-manual dexterity      and fine motor skills
  • Regularly required to use hands      and frequent washing of hands.

• Location: Los Angeles

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