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Prep Cook

Category
Cocktail Lounge/Nightclub
Cuisine
Cocktail Bar/Lounge
Summary
Prep Cook
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Part Time
Experience Minimum 1 year of experience
Location 112 W 25th St 38th & 39th Floor, New York, NY 10001, USA
Category Cocktail Lounge/Nightclub
Cuisine Cocktail Bar/Lounge

Prep Cook


Description

PREP COOK

Job Description

At Somewhere Nowhere (SWNW) we’re looking for happy, creative, energetic, ambitious, and positive people to join our team. The Prep cook is responsible for cooking and preparing a variety of food products using a variety of equipment and utensils according to the Daily Prep List. He/she is also responsible for ensuring the cleanliness, sanitation and safety in the kitchen and work areas while minimizing waste and maximizing cost/production ratio. Additional requirements below:

General Responsibilities

  1. Complete opening and closing checklists

  2. Cook and prepare a variety of food products using a variety of equipment and utensils according to the Daily Prep List

  3. Follow and prepare all recipes according to recipe book

  4. Responsible for ensuring the cleanliness, sanitation and safety in the kitchen and work areas while minimizing waste and maximizing cost/production ratio

  5. Prepares a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items for cooking

  6. Understands and complies consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures

  7. Portions food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications

  8. Have thorough knowledge of menus and the preparation required, according to SWNW standards

  9. Memorize and utilize our serving portion sizes and all basic meal prep procedures used in the kitchen

  10. Follow the standards and plating procedures of the Chef/Kitchen Manager

  11. Inform Chef/Kitchen Manager immediately of product shortages

  12. Recognize quality standards in fresh vegetables, fish, and dairy and meat products

  13. Knowledge of herbs and spices and proper use of each

  14. Maintain clean, sanitary kitchen equipment and work station with knowledge of proper handling, sanitation and organization of all storage areas.

  1. Use prep list as specified by standards

  2. Ensure that the kitchen, all food prep areas and all food storage areas meet cleaning standards

  3. Work with team of cooks to do portion prep work for other shifts when needed

  4. Monitor product freshness and rotate out old product based on a schedule created by the venue

  5. Remove labels and properly label all food items

  6. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Chef/ Kitchen Manager

  7. Properly store and label food to health department standards

Required Skills

  1. Excellent critical thinking and time management skills

  2. Culinary experience required.

  3. High volume production, technical skills and multitasking required

  4. Ability to operate industrial machinery and carry loads up to 40 lbs

  5. Willingness to work in hot, humid environment and on your feet for 8 hour shifts

  6. High level of professionalism

  7. Comfortable working with a team in a fast-paced kitchen environment


We are committed to training and supporting each team member to help you reach your goals and have you grow with us.


Having fun is a must!


Join the SWNW Culture - it’s what sets us, and you, apart.


SWNW is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

PREP COOK

Job Description

At Somewhere Nowhere (SWNW) we’re looking for happy, creative, energetic, ambitious, and positive people to join our team. The Prep cook is responsible for cooking and preparing a variety of food products using a variety of equipment and utensils according to the Daily Prep List. He/she is also responsible for ensuring the cleanliness, sanitation and safety in the kitchen and work areas while minimizing waste and maximizing cost/production ratio. Additional requirements below:

General Responsibilities

  1. Complete opening and closing checklists

  2. Cook and prepare a variety of food products using a variety of equipment and utensils according to the Daily Prep List

  3. Follow and prepare all recipes according to recipe book

  4. Responsible for ensuring the cleanliness, sanitation and safety in the kitchen and work areas while minimizing waste and maximizing cost/production ratio

  5. Prepares a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items for cooking

  6. Understands and complies consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures

  7. Portions food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications

  8. Have thorough knowledge of menus and the preparation required, according to SWNW standards

  9. Memorize and utilize our serving portion sizes and all basic meal prep procedures used in the kitchen

  10. Follow the standards and plating procedures of the Chef/Kitchen Manager

  11. Inform Chef/Kitchen Manager immediately of product shortages

  12. Recognize quality standards in fresh vegetables, fish, and dairy and meat products

  13. Knowledge of herbs and spices and proper use of each

  14. Maintain clean, sanitary kitchen equipment and work station with knowledge of proper handling, sanitation and organization of all storage areas.

  1. Use prep list as specified by standards

  2. Ensure that the kitchen, all food prep areas and all food storage areas meet cleaning standards

  3. Work with team of cooks to do portion prep work for other shifts when needed

  4. Monitor product freshness and rotate out old product based on a schedule created by the venue

  5. Remove labels and properly label all food items

  6. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Chef/ Kitchen Manager

  7. Properly store and label food to health department standards

Required Skills

  1. Excellent critical thinking and time management skills

  2. Culinary experience required.

  3. High volume production, technical skills and multitasking required

  4. Ability to operate industrial machinery and carry loads up to 40 lbs

  5. Willingness to work in hot, humid environment and on your feet for 8 hour shifts

  6. High level of professionalism

  7. Comfortable working with a team in a fast-paced kitchen environment


We are committed to training and supporting each team member to help you reach your goals and have you grow with us.


Having fun is a must!


Join the SWNW Culture - it’s what sets us, and you, apart.


SWNW is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Details
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Part Time
Experience Minimum 1 year of experience
Location 112 W 25th St 38th & 39th Floor, New York, NY 10001, USA
Category Cocktail Lounge/Nightclub
Cuisine Cocktail Bar/Lounge

Skills
Cleanliness
Food Safety
Food Preparation
Kitchen Safety
Safe Food Handling
Sanitary Practices
By applying you confirm you have these skills.

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112 W 25th St 38th & 39th Floor, New York, NY 10001, USA