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AM Prep
Leopardo
460 South La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
Leopardo hiring AM Prep in Los Angeles, CA

Leopardo hiring AM Prep in Los Angeles, CA

LeopardoMore Info

Full/Part Time • Hourly ($18.00 - $20.00) plus tips
Expired: Jul 8, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

New restaurant by acclaimed 3 Michelin starred Chef Josh Skenes opening soon. Looking for positive minded hospitality professionals at the top of their game. We are currently seeking a dedicated and skilled Prep Cook to join our culinary team. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for culinary excellence, strong organizational skills, and strong attention to detail. As a Prep Cook, you will be responsible for executing food and prep to the highest standards. You will work closely with the kitchen team, AM Sous, and Executive Chef to ensure the quality and consistency of dishes and mise en place, while also contributing to menu development and maintaining a clean and organized kitchen.

Key Responsibilities include:

Food Preparation:

  • Prepare and execute kits and mise en place for the PM CDPs according to the restaurant's recipes and standards.
  • Ensure the use of fresh, high-quality ingredients and products in all preparations.
  • Help with putting away and processing produce, meats, and fish.
  • Pay meticulous attention to detail in preparation, product quality and execution.

Cooking Techniques:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in butchery, processing fruits and vegetables, and sauce making.
  • Consistently produce mise en place that meets or exceeds chef’s standards..

Kitchen Organization:

  • Maintain a clean and organized work station.
  • Ensure proper storage and labeling of ingredients to prevent cross-contamination.
  • Set up and break down station adhering to Leopardo's standards.
  • Monitoring and informing the chef of any problems with equipment, refrigeration, or tools that the Porter uses every day.

Quality Control:

  • Monitor and maintain the quality of all ingredients used in the kitchen.
  • Conduct regular tastings to ensure produce meets our standards of flavor, balance, and execution.

Team Collaboration:

  • Work closely with other kitchen staff to coordinate and execute orders efficiently.
  • Communicate effectively with the kitchen team and front-of-house staff.

Adherence to Health and Safety Standards:

  • Adhere to all health and safety regulations and guidelines.
  • Ensure the proper handling and storage of food products to prevent spoilage and contamination.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a CDP, Commis, or Prep Cook in a fine dining or upscale restaurant.
  • Culinary degree or relevant certification is a plus.
  • Knowledge of various cooking methods and techniques.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • 1+ Years of Fine Dining or Upscale Restaurant experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand, kneel, crouch for extended periods of time
  • Lift and carry heavy pots, pans, and other kitchen equipment up to 50 pounds
  • Work in a hot and fast-paced kitchen environment.
  • Ability to work in refrigerated areas for a short period of time

Benefits:

  • Enrollment in Company-contributed health coverage plan
  • Flexible PTO
  • Team member discounts
  • 401(k)

Leopardo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, veteran status, or other protected class. Leopardo celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Pay rate: $18-$20 + tips


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($18.00 - $20.00) plus tips

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


Required Skills

Food Preparation

Culinary Excellence

Cooking Techniques

Organizational Skills

Attention to Detail

butchery skills

Butchery

Knowledge of Cooking Techniques

Knowledge of Various Cooking Methods and Techniques

Sauce Making

Strong Attention to Detail

Kitchen Organization

Excellent Communication and Teamwork Skills

Quality Control

Physical Requirements (Standing, Lifting, Working in Hot Environments)

Team Collaboration

1+ Years of Fine Dining or Upscale Restaurant Experience

Adherence to Health and Safety Standards

Knowledge of Cooking Methods

Ability to Work In a High Pressure Environment

Physical Ability to Stand, Kneel, Lift Heavy Items

Communication Skills

Experience in Fine Dining or Upscale Restaurant

Physical Stamina

Culinary Degree or Certification

Ability to Work in a Fast Paced Kitchen Environment

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