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Prep Cook
avec River North
141 W Erie St, Chicago, IL 60654, United States
avec River North hiring Prep Cook in Chicago, IL

avec River North hiring Prep Cook in Chicago, IL

avec River NorthMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($19.00)
Expired: May 16, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

For over 20 years, One Off Hospitality has developed and operated some of Chicago’s most beloved places to eat and drink. More importantly, we’re a group of people – chefs, hospitality veterans, managers and creators – who believe in the power of treating our guests like family and our restaurants like home.


TITLE: PREP COOK

RESTAURANT: AVEC, RIVER NORTH

REPORTS TO: CHEF DE CUISINE

FLSA: NON-EXEMPT

POSITION SUMMARY: The prep cook is responsible for completing all assigned prep lists in a concise and timely fashion in accordance with One Off’s standards. 


Essential Duties & Responsibilities


The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintains a cheerful, courteous disposition and a neat, clean and professional image
  • Follows manager’s direction in regard to quantity and quality of items prepped
  • Dates all food containers and rotates as per policies
  • Ensures that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures
  • Operates, maintains and properly cleans kitchen equipment 
  • Maintains and cleans their required tools
  • Works efficiently with a constant sense of urgency
  • Keeps immediate supervisor promptly and fully informed of all problems or unusual matters of significance 
  • Must be able to tolerate potential allergens: peanut products, egg, dairy, gluten, soy, seafood and shellfish
  • Performs shift change and/or opening or closing duties
  • Adheres to all company safety and sanitation policies and procedures 
  • Assists other team members as needed or when business needs dictates

Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills)

  • High School Diploma or GED graduate
  • ServSafe Certification required 
  • Ability to handle stress under pressure
  • Willingness to maintain a clean, healthy, and safe working environment
  • Ability to coordinate multiple activities with attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to be flexible with job demands and open minded when being asked to complete tasks
  • Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary to run the restaurant
  • Ability to move or handle equipment throughout the restaurant generally weighing 0-50 pounds
  • Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates
  • Ability to stand for up to 8-10 hours a day 

One Off Hospitality provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($19.00)

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


Required Skills

Maintaining a Cheerful and Courteous Disposition

Following Directions and Standards

Food Preparation

Maintaining Cleanliness and Sanitation

Operating Kitchen Equipment

Attention to Detail

Ability to Work Independently

Handling Stress Under Pressure

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Flexibility With Job Demands

Standing for Long Periods of Time

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