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Position

Prep Cook

All Locations

Prep Cook:

  • Prepare basic components of each dish on our menu or daily specials using our menu recipes or chef’s instructions (e.g. chopping vegetables, cutting meat\fish and preparing sauces).
  • Prepares items for broiling, grilling, frying, sautéing or other cooking methods by portioning, battering, breading, seasoning and/or marinating. 
  • Prepares a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items for cooking.
  • Performs basic cooking duties in order to prepare food items for service.
  • Knows and complies consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.
  • Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line stations to assure a smooth service period.
  • Maintains an ongoing inventory of raw ingredients and supplies to ensure nothing is running low.
  • Make sure food preparation and storage areas meet health code and safety standards.
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work station areas and storage areas including tables, shelves, grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, sauté burners, convection oven, flat top range and refrigeration equipment.
  • Work with a team of cooks to do portion prep work for other shifts when needed.
  • Assists in food prep assignments during off-peak periods as needed. 
  • Monitor product freshness and rotate out old product based on a schedule created by the restaurant
  • Closes the kitchen properly and follows the closing checklist for kitchen stations. Assists others in closing the kitchen. 
  • Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Kitchen Manager or manager-on-duty.

 

Competencies

  • Great people skills with a friendly attitude
  • Attention to cleanliness and safety 
  • Sensitivity to Food Allergies/Intolerances
  • Teamwork, communicative, attentive
  • Motivated, energetic, stress tolerance
  • Multi tasking, high awareness and attention to details 
  • Availability to work nights, weekends, and holidays

*****In compliance with NYC’s Executive Order 225, beginning Wednesday, September 1st all of our locations will require proof of vaccination for indoor dining*****

Westville provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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