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    Prep Cook-El Torito

    El Torito
    Torrance, CA 90501
    Part-time
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    Job Description

    PURPOSE

    The prep cook is responsible for preparing cooking ingredients, preparing sauces, parboiling food and preparing simple dishes.

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Prepare all hot and cold restaurants foods
    • Prepare prep sheet to include all items that need to be prepared or ordered
    • Follow prep sheet and communicate to Chefs in accordance
      Ensure set prep times are met
    • Properly wrap, label, date and store all food items on their proper cart to ensure product freshness
    • Set up, operate and clean all kitchen machinery/equipment and stores it in its proper place
    • Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and handling of equipment, using only as intended and only after proper training has been demonstrated
    • Efficiently work with materials and/or resources being aware of and minimizing costs and expenses
    • Demonstrate knowledge in all areas of the kitchen
    • Read measure, execute recipes, and execute computer tickets for service
    • Apply knife skills required for service and preparation
    • Maintain a solid menu knowledge and attention to detail
    • Assists Chefs as needed in execution of service
    • Communicate with management, chefs and service staff to fulfill and address any issues or needs requested by guests and or other employees
    • Move furniture as directed by management, including but not limited to: tables, chairs, bar stools, banquettes, bar tables, boxes, and equipment
    • Comply with all safety and health department procedures and all state and federal liquor laws
    • Maintain company safety and sanitation standards
    • Ensure complete and proper check out procedures
    • Clean all spills immediately and place all trash in proper receptacles
    • Inform management of any complaint, comments or incident
    • Ensure nightly/weekly and opening/running/closing duties are completed
    • Record and report any equipment failure and/or safety hazards to management immediately
    • Assists and/ or completes additional tasks as assigned
    QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
    • High School Diploma preferred
    • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
    • Valid Driver's License
    • 18+ years of age
    • Possession of or the ability to possess all state required work cards
    • Minimum of one (1) years related experience
    • Advanced knife skills
    • Proper food storage knowledge
    • Proper lifting techniques
    • Guest relations
    • Sanitation and safety
    • Full service kitchen operations
    • Ability to communicate effectively and assertively in the English language, both verbally and in writing with staff, clients, and the public
    WORKING CONDITIONS

    The working conditions described below are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job.
    • Work indoors and/or outdoors, exposed to hot and/or cold surfaces, steam, and wet floors
    • Work in an environment that is subject to varying levels of noise, crowds and smoke, the severity of which depends upon guest volume
    • Fast paced, high volume, full service restaurant
    • Work varied shifts to include days, nights, weekends and holidays
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
    • Ability to walk long periods of time
    • Ability to stand for long periods of time
    • Ability to use hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
    • Ability to repeat the same movements for long periods of time
    • Ability to understand the speech of another person
    • Ability to speak clearly so listeners can understand
    • Ability to push and lift up to 50 lbs
    • Ability to reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
    DISCLAIMER

    This job description is a summary of duties, which you as a Prep Cook are expected to perform in your normal course of work. It is by no means an all-inclusive list but is merely a broad guide of expected duties. You should understand that a job description is neither complete nor permanent; it can be modified at any time with or without notice.

    Posting ID: 566356613Posted: 2020-10-07