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Posted: Sunday, September 10, 2017 8:00 PM


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 maintain 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.
  • Inform the managers of supplies that need to be requisitioned.
  • Inform the managers of any foreseeable shortages before food items run out.
  • Rotates product according to \"First In, First Out\" to maintain shelf-life standards.
  • To stock/restock and supply storage areas as needed, to accommodate business needs.
  • Clean and organizes workstations and surrounding areas as necessary.
  • 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).
  • Must be able to speak, read and understand basic cooking directions in English.
  • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures.


  • Good communication skills (verbally interacts with management and team members.)
  • 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.
  • Guest 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 extended periods of time.
  • 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.


  • Generally, in an indoor setting.
  • Work is performed in the kitchen area with exposure to heat, cold, fumes, and steam.
  • Will be using a computer occasionally.
  • Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays and extended hours as business dictates.
  • The work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • Work flexible hours that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, nights and/or holidays.

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• Location: Miami, Miami Beach

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