Job is saved!

Click your avatar to
access saved jobs and applications


Vela Bar Cocina hiring Prep Cook in Chicago, IL

Vela Bar CocinaMore Info

Full/Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: May 31, 2024

Sorry, this job expired on May 31, 2024. Below are other jobs that may be of interest to you.

Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

The Celeste Group is seeking a dedicated individual to join our team as a Molinero/Butcher with a focus on Nixtamal and Corn Milling. In addition to assisting with basic butchery tasks, this position offers the unique opportunity to learn traditional methods of processing corn, including cooking nixtamal and operating a corn mill.

No prior experience is necessary, but a passion for learning, a strong work ethic, and fundamental culinary knowledge are essential.


Required Skills/Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Fundamental culinary knowledge, including an understanding of basic cooking techniques and ingredients.

  • Strong attention to detail and willingness to learn new skills.

  • Ability to follow instructions and work effectively as part of a team.

  • Basic math skills for measuring and portioning meat products and corn.

  • Physical stamina and ability to lift and move moderate weights.

  • Good communication skills. 

  • Flexibility to work varied hours, including weekends and holidays, as needed.

  • Interest in traditional food processing methods and a passion for culinary arts is a plus.

  • Food handler's certification or willingness to obtain certification.

  • Fluent in English and Spanish preferred but not required.


The establishment of the Celeste Group heralds an evolution and refinement of the partners' legacy, drawing on the shared successes of their past and ongoing endeavors. Committed to innovation, the group will be introducing a wave of new ideas, projects, and concepts, while staying true to the group's hospitality cornerstones of engaging culinary and beverage programs, impactful design, curated sounds, and exceptional service. Aiming for a shared objective, the Celeste Group is dedicated to creating unmatched experiences, fostered by a culture of harmony and collaboration.
 

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

View Job Description

Open Jobs From Vela Bar Cocina


Line Cook
Full/Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Require min. 2 years of experience
Host
Full/Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Require min. 1 year of experience
Server Assistant
Full/Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Require min. 1 year of experience
Bus Person
Full/Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Require min. 1 year of experience
Bartender
Full/Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Require min. 2 years of experience
Server
Full/Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Require min. 2 years of experience

Other jobs you might be interested in


Kitchen Staff
Oud Coffee & Cafe
Full/Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Chicago, IL • Cafe
Sandwich Maker/Prep Cook
Hewn Bakery
Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips
Hewn Bakery
Evanston, IL • Bakery / Patisserie
Catering Prep Cook
Carver 47
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($18.00 - $20.00)
The Little Black Pearl Family
Chicago, IL • Cafe
Prep Cook
Totto’s Market
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($20.00)
Chicago, IL • Specialty Grocer
Award
Dough Prep Cook
Avec
Full Time • Hourly ($19.00)
One Off Hospitality Group
Chicago, IL • Wine Bar
Award
Prep Cook - 4pm start time
Avec
Full Time • Hourly ($19.00)
One Off Hospitality Group
Chicago, IL • Wine Bar
Prep Cook
Boka Catering Group - Chicago
Part Time • Hourly ($20.00)
BOKA Restaurant Group
Chicago, IL • Event Catering
Cook I
The Foxtail
Full/Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Downers Grove, IL • Upscale Casual
Cook
Mariscos San Pedro
Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
16 On Center
Chicago, IL • Casual Dining
Prep Cook
Mott St
Part Time • Hourly ($19.00 - $22.00)
Mott St.
Chicago, IL • Upscale Casual
Cook - Smoker Pit/Prep Team
Soul & Smoke - Evanston
Full Time • Hourly ($18.00 - $25.00) plus tips
Soul & Smoke
Evanston, IL • Food Service
Back of House Staff
Goddess and Grocer - West Loop
Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
The Goddess and Grocer
Chicago, IL • Bakery / Patisserie
Prep Cook
The Kismet Table
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($18.00 - $22.00)
Chicago, IL • Private / Social Club
Prep Cook
Plenty Goods
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($20.00)
Chicago, IL • Food Delivery
Prep Cook
Evette's
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($19.00 - $22.00)
Evette's and All Too Well
Chicago, IL • Casual Dining
Prep Cook
Tied House + Schubas
Full Time • Hourly ($20.00 - $22.00)
Chicago, IL • Upscale Casual
Kitchen Staff
Evette's
Full Time • Hourly ($24.00)
Evette's and All Too Well
Chicago, IL • Casual Dining
Prep Cook
Smoque BBQ
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($17.00 - $19.00) plus tips
Smoque
Chicago, IL • Casual Dining
OPENING SOON

Upscale Casual, Bar / Lounge, Fine Dining

Part of The Celeste Group

At Chicago’s Vela, the diverse flavors and energy of Mexico are showcased through the lens of its capital city. Taking its name from the Spanish word for candle, Vela bridges the past and the present, where the flames of tradition dance with the contemporary. Its name captures the essence of The Celeste Group’s commitment for Vela to be a place where the warmth of Mexican culture and the vibrant tastes, styles and sounds of Mexico City converge to create an unforgettable experience.

Open Jobs From Vela Bar Cocina
Line CookHostServer AssistantSee all open jobs (6)