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Catering Prep Cook
The Caterist
944 Pitner Ave, Evanston, IL 60202
The Caterist hiring Catering Prep Cook in Evanston, IL

The Caterist hiring Catering Prep Cook in Evanston, IL

The CateristMore Info

Full/Part Time • Hourly ($20.00 - $25.00) plus tips
Expired: Sep 8, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

0-1 years


Job Details

The primary purpose of the prep cook is to prepare food in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations, with our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Head Cook, Sous Chef and/or Executive Chef to assure that quality food service is provided at all times. The majority of this job takes place at our commissary kitchen at 3220 Grand Ave in Humboldt Park.


Reports to: Executive Chef

 

Responsibilities for Prep Cook:

  • Assist the head chef by chopping vegetables and washing food items
  • Ensure kitchen equipment and appliances are ready for use
  • Always maintain a clean and hygienic work environment
  • Prepare salads, bread, salad dressings, and sauces
  • Gather food ingredients from the refrigerator or freezer as required by the chef
  • Ensure food is stored away properly when not in use
  • Study the menu and prepare ingredients ahead of schedule
  • Learn about the cooking methods and techniques employed in the kitchen

Qualifications for Prep Cook:

  • Experience working as a prep cook in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong multitasking and organizational skills
  • Good understanding of ingredients, recipes, kitchen safety and hygiene
  • Passionate about culinary arts and creative cooking
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiar with general kitchen equipment and appliances
  • Able to follow instructions accurately and efficiently
  • Able to perform well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Physically able to stand and move around for long periods of time

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($20.00 - $25.00) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts


Required Skills

Kitchen Equipment Use

Food Safety Knowledge

Following Recipes

Cooking for Catering and Events

Cooking for Catering

Cleaning / Sanitation

Taking Direction and Feedback

Prepping Ingredients

Following Company Policies

Positive Attitude

Work Well Under Pressure

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