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Prep Cook
Spago Beverly Hills
176 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Spago Beverly Hills hiring Prep Cook in Beverly Hills, CA

Spago Beverly Hills hiring Prep Cook in Beverly Hills, CA

Spago Beverly HillsMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jun 18, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details
Join Wolfgang Puck’s flagship restaurant, Spago Beverly Hills, in providing high quality service to our guests in a warm, accommodating and professional manner.  We are seeking Prep Cooks to join the team!  This role is essential in setting the stage for a memorable dining experience.    

Job Summary: The Prep Cook will be assisting in the preparation of various dishes in the kitchen.  They will perform routine kitchen tasks such as setting up workstations and ingredients efficiently within the established “Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group” standards in every aspect

Essential Job Functions:

  • Follow the prep list created by chefs to plan duties
  • Label and stock all ingredients on shelves so they can be organized and easily accessible
  • Measure ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking
  • Undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food etc.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash etc.
  • Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines
  •  Food preparation of meats/poultry/game/fish, vegetables, and fruits, to include:

                Washing, peeling, cutting and seeding vegetables and fruits;

                Weighing and measuring ingredients;

                Methods of combination:  stirring, mixing, whipping, breading, etc.;

  • Cooking:  steaming, sautéing, frying, baking, roasting, braising, boiling, poaching, broiling
  • Lifting and moving equipment to and from work stations, stove, and refrigerator
  • Perform other kitchen duties as assigned

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education: High School diploma or general education degree (GED)

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years kitchen preparation and experience;(or) equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen
  • Manual dexterity able to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils
  • Must be able to perform in a high volume kitchen environment

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous Prep Cook experience in a fine dining restaurant

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Conversational English vocabulary
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 
  • Ability to write simple correspondence. 
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carryout detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  •  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. 
  • Strong team-minded approach to fellow-workers. 
  • Primary food quality work ethic
  • Proficient knife skills and use of following equipment:
  • Pasta Maker
  • Tilting Steam Kettle
  • Tilting Braising Skillet
  • Pressureless Steamer
  • Deep Fryer
  • Mobile, Rotary and Convection Ovens
  • Griddles
  • Burners
  • Salamander
  • Buffalo Chopper
  • Electric Mixers
  • Electric Slicers
  • Scales
  • Wok

Physical Requirements:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.

Work Conditions:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to extreme heat.  The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold.

The noise level in the work environmental is usually loud.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above.  

Wolfgang Puck Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, Wolfgang Puck Group is a drug-free workplace.

*Note that employment with the company is conditioned on your ability to provide the company with valid proof that you received the COVID-19 vaccine (J&J/Janseen, Moderna or Pfizer/Biontech).

Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be reviewed on a case by case basis, and may or may not be provided.

 




Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

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


Required Skills

Advanced Knife Skills

Family Meal Preparation

Food Handler Certificate

Pasta Dough Making

Portioning


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Californian, New American

Fine Dining

Part of Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group

At Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining we invent the future of food. We transform the expected into something entirely new. We search for individuals who are passionate about food and the art of hospitality. Our company objective is to provide an exceptional dining experience that treats the palate and creates a memorable experience for our guests.

Members of the Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining team live to bring originality to the art of cuisine, authenticity to the art of entertaining and love to share their passion with others.

Our Worldwide Restaurants provide opportunity and growth for those individuals who are looking to Live, Love and Eat!

Join the Wolfgang Puck family!

Wolfgang Puck Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, Wolfgang Puck Group is a drug-free workplace.

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