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Prep Cook
Verzenay Patisserie
2507 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL
Verzenay Patisserie hiring Prep Cook in Chicago, IL

Verzenay Patisserie hiring Prep Cook in Chicago, IL

Verzenay PatisserieMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($15.00 - $20.00)
Expired: Aug 28, 2021

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details

Job Description

Job Title: Cook

 Activities & Responsibilities

o   Ensure that all food and products are consistently prepared and served according to the restaurant’s recipes, portioning, cooking and serving standards.

o   Order or requisition food, equipment, or other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation.

o   Take delivery of supplies and store in designated areas as soon as receiving the products.

o   Check the quantity and quality of received products.

o   Should be able to lift objects weighing about 50lbs, lift, bend and stand for long hours during shifts.

o   Wash, cut, and prepare foods designated for cooking.

o   Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared.

o   Pre-cook items such as vegetables, meat etc, to prepare them for later use.

o   Cook and package batches of food such as sandwiches, soups, salads etc

o   Prepare breakfast and lunch menu items.

o   Proof and bake breads, pastries, etc as per instructions.

o   Mix ingredients such as pancake or waffle batters.

o   Prepare dough, following a recipe.

o   Read food order slips or receive verbal instructions as to food required by patron, and prepare and cook food according to instructions.

o   Cook the exact number of items ordered by each customer, working on several different orders simultaneously.

o   Verify that prepared food meets requirements for quality and quantity.

o   Check and maintain proper food holding and refrigeration temperature control points

o   Clean, stock, and restock workstations and food storage areas.

o   Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.

o   Wash tools, prep tools, equipment and other dishes by hand when needed.

o   Clean and organize food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils as you go. Also responsible for cleaning kitchen floors, mats, walls, hoods, other equipment and food storage areas.

o   Serve orders to customers at windows, counters, or tables.

o   Attend all scheduled employee meetings and offers suggestions for improvement.

o   Coordinate with and assist fellow employees to meet guests’ needs and support the operation of the bakery.

o   Fill-in for fellow employees where needed.

o   Work as a team and train other employees as needed.

o   Schedule activities and equipment use with managers, using information about daily menus to help coordinate cooking times.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($15.00 - $20.00)

Benefits & Perks: Paid Time Off

Required Skills

Sandwich Making

Salad Making


Team Building


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Chef and Pâtissière Arshiya Farheen decided to make her love for baking into a profession. She spent over a year in Paris, where she studied at the French school of culinary arts: Ferrandi, Lenotre and Christophe Michalak Masterclass; worked at hotel Le Meurice and at boulangerie-pâtisserie Delmontel. She returned to her hometown in Chicago and along with her husband and business partner Aqeel, began her career by selling at the Green City Market as well as supplying to hotels, coffee shops and now, about 15 Whole Foods stores in and around Chicago.

Mission and Vision:

At Verzênay, we are all about sharing our passion for artisanally crafted savory and sweet baked goods, pastries and desserts, using all natural ingredients including natural colors and extracts. We source many of our key ingredients locally when possible. Our chocolate comes from companies that use sustainable cocoa.

Every product we make is a refinement in flavor, texture and appearance, and we want our customers and clients to experience the pleasure in savoring our products, as we had in making it for them.

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