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Happy Monkey by Jean-Georges hiring Prep Cook in Greenwich, CT

Happy Monkey by Jean-GeorgesMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($18.00 - $19.00)
Expired: Jun 17, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

0-1 years


Job Details

Happy Monkey by Jean-Georges is a dynamic restaurant located in Greenwich, Connecticut.  Jean-Georges’ culinary vision has redefined industry standards and revolutionized the way we eat.  Jean-Georges has developed several concepts in collaboration with a number of partners, all of whom share his desire to be the purveyor of tasteful, elegant and sophisticated experiences.

 

Happy Monkey has partnered with Michelin starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten to create a freestanding independent restaurant and is seeking PREP COOKS.

 

If you are passionate about hospitality and want to be part of a great team with amazing potential for growth, this is your perfect opportunity to take your career to the next level! 

 

About the Role:

Job Description/Position Title:  Prep Cook

Reports to:  Sous Chef

Salary:  Competitive salary and benefits  

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Prep Cook is responsible for preparing food according to the chef’s specifications and ensuring stations are set up for the menu.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies.
  • Prepare food for service (e.g., chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces).
  • Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff.
  • Ensure your station is clean at the end of your shift.
  • Maintaining accurate prep lists, tasting all your ingredients, and excellence in food presentation.
  • Maintain a thorough working knowledge of recipes, ingredients, allergens, and food presentation.
  • Ensure that food quality, quantity, freshness, and presentation meet the TIN Building standards.
  • Maintain department cleanliness and organization, adhere to safe work and equipment practices, and follow all food safety, health, and sanitation standards.
  • Properly store and/or discard leftover food.
  • Set up, stock stations, and replenish kitchen inventory and supplies as needed.
  • Ensure all the products and prepared items are properly labeled, dated, initialed, covered, and rotated following FIFO (first in, first out).
  • Follow all company policies, procedures, and guidelines including being ready to work at scheduled shift, in uniform, as per uniform standards.
  • Complete any other task given as required in a timely and professional manner.
  • Operate ethically to protect the assets and image of the company.
  • Must be able to maintain a scheduled availability flexible to the business demands.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required or requested.

 

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS:

  • Proven experience in a full service, high-volume, fast-paced kitchen, or food service environment is a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience with various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and procedures.
  • Have experience on cold stations in the kitchen.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of health, safety, and sanitation standards
  • Ability to take direction.
  • Ability to follow and execute recipes to designated specifications.
  • Ability to work in a clean, organized, and efficient manner in a high-pressure environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills are conducive to a productive teamwork environment.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong work ethic, team player, and customer-focused approach.
  • Must be passionate, entrepreneurial, and dedicated to success.

 


Happy Monkey is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local laws. Additionally, consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Happy Monkey is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. 


Please note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. This position may be required to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the restaurant.


We look forward to meeting you!




Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($18.00 - $19.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k


Required Skills

Basic Knife Skills

Food Safety Knowledge

Cleaning / Sanitation

Teamwork

Prepping Ingredients

Communication

Positive Attitude

Food Prep

Attention to Detail

Food Handler Certificate

Safety Procedures Knowledge

Following Recipes

Work In a Fast-Paced Environment

Safety and Sanitation

Taking Direction and Feedback

Organizational Skills

Can Stand For Long Periods of Time

Can Lift Up to 50 Lbs

Servesafe Certified

Work Well Under Pressure

Plating and Presentation

Food Preparation Methods

Knife Skills

Time Management

Prepping Foods

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Latin American

Casual Dining, Upscale Casual

Part of Restaurants by Jean-Georges

Admired for his acumen as a Michelin-starred chef, tastemaker and businessman operating 40+ acclaimed restaurants around the globe, Jean-Georges has envisioned a convivial, contemporary restaurant and bar with Happy Monkey. The menu embraces the freshest, locally sourced, seasonal produce, featuring Latin influences across shareable snacks, small and large plates, crudos, salads, tacos and more. Happy Monkey will open late Spring 2022 for dinner service Wednesday through Sunday, and will expand to offer brunch and lunch service this summer. Reservations can be made on Resy or by calling the restaurant at (203) 405-5787. The restaurant is located at 376 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830.
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