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Prep Cook

Summary
Prep Cook
Salary To Be discussed
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 2 years of experience
Location 99 Church St, New York, NY 10007, USA

Prep Cook


Description
Job Summary: The Prep Cook will be assisting in the preparation of various dishes in the kitchen. They will perform routine kitchen tasks such as setting up workstations and ingredients efficiently within the established “Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group” standards in every aspect

Essential Job Functions:
• Follow the prep list created by chefs to plan duties
• Label and stock all ingredients on shelves so they can be organized and easily accessible
• Measure ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking
• Undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food etc.
• Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash etc.
• Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
• Comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines
• Food preparation of meats/poultry/game/fish, vegetables, and fruits, to include:
Washing, peeling, cutting and seeding vegetables and fruits;
Weighing and measuring ingredients;
Methods of combination: stirring, mixing, whipping, breading, etc.;
Cooking: steaming, sautéing, frying, baking, roasting, braising, boiling, poaching, broiling
• Lifting and moving equipment to and from work stations, stove, and refrigerator
• Perform other kitchen duties as assigned

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education: High School diploma or general education degree (GED)

Required Experience:
• Minimum 2 years kitchen preparation and experience;(or) equivalent combination of education and experience
• Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
• Knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen
• Manual dexterity able to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils
• Must be able to perform in a fast-paced kitchen environment

Preferred Experience:
• Previous Prep Cook experience in a fine dining restaurant
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
• Conversational English vocabulary
• Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
• Ability to write simple correspondence.
• Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
• Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance.
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carryout detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
• Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
• Strong team-minded approach to fellow-workers.
• Primary food quality work ethic
• Proficient knife skills and use of following equipment:
 Pasta Maker
 Tilting Steam Kettle
 Tilting Braising Skillet
 Pressureless Steamer
 Deep Fryer
 Mobile, Rotary and Convection Ovens
 Griddles
 Burners
 Salamander
 Buffalo Chopper
 Electric Mixers
 Electric Slicers
 Scales
 Wok

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.

Work Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold.

The noise level in the work environmental is usually loud.
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above.

Wolfgang Puck Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state
Job Summary: The Prep Cook will be assisting in the preparation of various dishes in the kitchen. They will perform routine kitchen tasks such as setting up workstations and ingredients efficiently within the established “Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group” standards in every aspect

Essential Job Functions:
• Follow the prep list created by chefs to plan duties
• Label and stock all ingredients on shelves so they can be organized and easily accessible
• Measure ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking
• Undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food etc.
• Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash etc.
• Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
• Comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines
• Food preparation of meats/poultry/game/fish, vegetables, and fruits, to include:
Washing, peeling, cutting and seeding vegetables and fruits;
Weighing and measuring ingredients;
Methods of combination: stirring, mixing, whipping, breading, etc.;
Cooking: steaming, sautéing, frying, baking, roasting, braising, boiling, poaching, broiling
• Lifting and moving equipment to and from work stations, stove, and refrigerator
• Perform other kitchen duties as assigned

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education: High School diploma or general education degree (GED)

Required Experience:
• Minimum 2 years kitchen preparation and experience;(or) equivalent combination of education and experience
• Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
• Knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen
• Manual dexterity able to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils
• Must be able to perform in a fast-paced kitchen environment

Preferred Experience:
• Previous Prep Cook experience in a fine dining restaurant
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
• Conversational English vocabulary
• Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
• Ability to write simple correspondence.
• Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
• Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance.
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carryout detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
• Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
• Strong team-minded approach to fellow-workers.
• Primary food quality work ethic
• Proficient knife skills and use of following equipment:
 Pasta Maker
 Tilting Steam Kettle
 Tilting Braising Skillet
 Pressureless Steamer
 Deep Fryer
 Mobile, Rotary and Convection Ovens
 Griddles
 Burners
 Salamander
 Buffalo Chopper
 Electric Mixers
 Electric Slicers
 Scales
 Wok

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.

Work Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold.

The noise level in the work environmental is usually loud.
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above.

Wolfgang Puck Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state

Details
Salary To Be discussed
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 2 years of experience
Location 99 Church St, New York, NY 10007, USA

Skills
• Conversational English vocabulary
• Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
• Ability to write simple correspondence.
By applying you confirm you have these skills.

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99 Church St, New York, NY 10007, USA