Job is saved!

Click your avatar to
access saved jobs and applications

Prep Cook
Casalena
22160 Ventura Boulevard, Woodland Hills, CA
Casalena hiring Prep Cook in Los Angeles, CA

Casalena hiring Prep Cook in Los Angeles, CA

CasalenaMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($18.00 - $22.00) plus tips
Expired: Dec 31, 2023

Sorry, this job expired on Dec 31, 2023. Below are other jobs that may be of interest to you.

Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

AM AND PM PREP COOKS WANTED!

Position Overview: 

As a Prep Cook at Casaléna, you will play a crucial role in supporting the culinary team by preparing ingredients, maintaining cleanliness, and ensuring the smooth operation of the kitchen. Your attention to detail, organization skills, and ability to work efficiently will contribute to the overall success of our food preparation process. This position requires a strong work ethic, basic cooking skills, and the ability to follow recipes and instructions. Speed is also an important factor.

Hours: 7am-330pm AM, 5pm-11pm PM

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Food Preparation:
  • Prepare and portion ingredients, such as vegetables, meats, and spices, according to recipes and menu specifications.
  • Assist in the preparation of sauces, dressings, and other basic components of dishes.
  • Follow standardized recipes and preparation techniques to ensure consistency in taste and quality.
  • Properly label and store prepared ingredients to maintain freshness and minimize waste.
  1. Ingredient Organization and Inventory:
  • Receive and inspect incoming ingredients to ensure quality and freshness.
  • Maintain an organized and clean work area, including proper storage of ingredients, utensils, and equipment.
  • Monitor ingredient inventory levels and communicate with the kitchen manager to restock as needed.
  • Rotate stock to ensure the usage of older ingredients first.
  1. Equipment and Station Setup:
  • Assist in the setup and breakdown of cooking stations and equipment before and after service.
  • Ensure all necessary tools, utensils, and equipment are available and in working order.
  • Clean and sanitize equipment, cutting boards, and preparation surfaces regularly.
  • Report any equipment malfunctions or maintenance needs to the kitchen manager.
  1. Collaboration and Communication:
  • Collaborate with the culinary team to ensure smooth workflow and timely preparation of food.
  • Communicate any concerns, shortages, or issues related to food quality to the kitchen manager or supervisor.
  • Assist other kitchen staff as needed during busy periods or special events.
  • Maintain open and respectful communication with team members to foster a positive work environment.
  1. Food Safety and Sanitation:
  • Adhere to all food safety and sanitation guidelines, including proper handling and storage of ingredients.
  • Follow HACCP principles and maintain cleanliness and organization in accordance with health department regulations.
  • Monitor and record temperatures of stored food items and refrigeration units as required.
  • Dispose of waste and empty garbage as necessary, ensuring compliance with waste management protocols.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience as a prep cook for at least 5 years
  • Basic understanding of food preparation techniques and culinary terminology.
  • Knowledge of food safety and sanitation procedures.
  • Ability to follow recipes and instructions accurately.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Physical stamina to stand for extended periods and lift heavy objects when necessary.
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills.
  • Flexibility to work in shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

As a Prep Cook in our restaurant, you will be an essential part of the kitchen team, supporting the culinary staff in preparing high-quality dishes and ensuring a smooth operation. Your dedication to food preparation, attention to detail, and commitment to cleanliness and organization will contribute to the success of our culinary operations and the overall satisfaction of our guests.


Additional Desired Skills:

Pastry experience


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($18.00 - $22.00) plus tips

View Job Description

Open Jobs From Casalena


Front of House Manager
Full Time • Salary ($75k - $125k)
Require min. 5 years of experience
Barista
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($16.78) plus tips
Require min. 2 years of experience
Prep Cook
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($17.00 - $25.00) plus tips
Require min. 1 year of experience
Front of House Staff
Part Time • Hourly ($16.78 - $20.00) plus tips
Require min. 1 year of experience
Server
Part Time • Hourly ($16.78) plus tips
Require min. 1 year of experience

Other jobs you might be interested in


Cook I
CAMO LAX
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($18.00) plus tips
Camo Hospitality
Los Angeles, CA • Food Service
Cook I
Oasis Food Hall
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($18.00) plus tips
Camo Hospitality
Anaheim, CA • Quick Service
Prep Cook
Cardinale du Vin
Part Time • Hourly ($16.78 - $20.00) plus tips
Los Angeles, CA • Wine Bar
Cook
Le Pain Quotidien - Villa Marina
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($19.00)
Convive Brands
Marina del Rey, CA • Bakery / Patisserie
AM Prep Cook
Esters Wine Shop and Bar
Part Time • Hourly ($17.00 - $19.00) plus tips
Rustic Canyon Family
Santa Monica, CA • Wine Store
Cook I
CAMO LAX
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($18.00) plus tips
Camo Hospitality
Los Angeles, CA • Food Service
Cook I
Oasis Food Hall
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($18.00) plus tips
Camo Hospitality
Anaheim, CA • Quick Service
Prep Cook
Long Hospitality
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($18.00 - $22.00) plus tips
Long Hospitality
Los Angeles, CA • Casual Dining
Prep Cook
L.A. Grocery & Café
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($19.00 - $22.00) plus tips
Los Angeles, CA • Specialty Grocer
Cook
Jonathan Club - Los Angeles
Full Time • Hourly ($22.00 - $24.42)
Jonathan Club
Los Angeles, CA • Private / Social Club
Cook
Jonathan Club - Santa Monica
Full Time • Hourly ($19.00 - $23.00)
Jonathan Club
Santa Monica, CA • Bar / Lounge
Prep Cook
Yangban
Full Time • Hourly ($16.78) plus tips
Sprout LA
Los Angeles, CA • Casual Dining
Back of House Staff
Brewco
Full Time • Hourly ($17.00 - $25.00)
Zislis Group
Manhattan Beach, CA • Gastro Pub
+1 Awards
Prep Cook
Camphor
Full Time • Hourly ($18.00 - $22.00) plus tips
Los Angeles, CA • Fine Dining
Prep Cook
Moo's Craft Barbecue
Full Time • Hourly ($17.00 - $20.00) plus tips
Los Angeles, CA • Casual Dining
Prep Cook
Destroyer
Full Time • Hourly ($16.78) plus tips
Sprout LA
Culver City, CA • Cafe
+2 Awards
Back of House Staff
Morihiro
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($16.90 - $25.00) plus tips
Los Angeles, CA • Fine Dining
Prep Cook
Casalena
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($17.00 - $25.00) plus tips
Los Angeles, CA • Bar / Lounge
+3 Awards
Prep Cook
Vespertine
Full Time • Hourly ($16.78) plus tips
Sprout LA
Culver City, CA • Fine Dining

Mediterranean, Italian

Bar / Lounge, Fine Dining

Open Jobs From Casalena
Front of House ManagerBaristaPrep CookSee all open jobs (5)