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Prep Cook
CUT by Wolfgang Puck
99 Church Street, New York, NY
Prep Cook  at CUT by Wolfgang Puck

Prep Cook  at CUT by Wolfgang Puck

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Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired on Oct 11, 2017

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Requirements

2 years


Job Details

CUT by Wolfgang Puck at Four Seasons Hotel NY Downtown is currently seeking qualified candidates for Prep Cook position to join our team. We are searching for skilled, energetic, highly-motivated people who will thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

Job Summary: The Prep Cook will be assisting in the preparation of various dishes in the kitchen. They will perform routine kitchen tasks such as setting up workstations and ingredients efficiently within the established “Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group” standards in every aspect
Essential Job Functions:
• Follow the prep list created by chefs to plan duties
• Label and stock all ingredients on shelves so they can be organized and easily accessible
• Measure ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking
• Undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food etc.
• Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash etc.
• Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
• Comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines
• Food preparation of meats/poultry/game/fish, vegetables, and fruits, to include:
Washing, peeling, cutting and seeding vegetables and fruits;
Weighing and measuring ingredients;
Methods of combination: stirring, mixing, whipping, breading, etc.;
Cooking: steaming, sautéing, frying, baking, roasting, braising, boiling, poaching, broiling
• Lifting and moving equipment to and from work stations, stove, and refrigerator
• Perform other kitchen duties as assigned

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education: High School diploma or general education degree (GED)

Required Experience:
• Minimum 2 years kitchen preparation and experience;(or) equivalent combination of education and experience
• Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
• Knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen
• Manual dexterity able to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils
• Must be able to perform in a fast-paced kitchen environment

Preferred Experience:
• Previous Prep Cook experience in a fine dining restaurant

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
• Conversational English vocabulary
• Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
• Ability to write simple correspondence.
• Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
• Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance.
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carryout detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
• Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
• Strong team-minded approach to fellow-workers.
• Primary food quality work ethic
• Proficient knife skills and use of following equipment:
 Pasta Maker
 Tilting Steam Kettle
 Tilting Braising Skillet
 Pressureless Steamer
 Deep Fryer
 Mobile, Rotary and Convection Ovens
 Griddles
 Burners
 Salamander
 Buffalo Chopper
 Electric Mixers
 Electric Slicers
 Scales
 Wok

Wolfgang Puck Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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Fine Dining

Part of Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group

The name Wolfgang Puck is synonymous with the best of restaurant hospitality and the ultimate in all aspects of the culinary arts. The famed chef and restaurateur has built a brand that encompasses three companies: Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group, Wolfgang Puck Catering and Wolfgang Puck Worldwide, Inc. Wolfgang’s first fine dining venture began in 1982 with the opening of Spago in Los Angeles, and has since grown to over 26 award-winning locations that span over six countries including the U.S., United Kingdom and Singapore. Wolfgang Puck Worldwide, Inc. is a privately held corporation that includes a rapidly growing portfolio of company-owned and franchised locations of casual dining and fast-casual restaurants, as well as an extensive list of branded consumer products and other licensing and merchandising projects. Of the 50+ restaurants located across the globe, several are situated within non-traditional settings such as airports, universities, casinos and hospitals, as well as hotels, malls and as free-standing venues. Wolfgang Puck Catering, brings a new level of innovation and inspiration to special event and contract dining services for cultural, corporate and entertainment venues across the country, offering a restaurant-quality experience in a special event setting for both small and large scale events.

The Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group has established our restaurants with the objectives of providing a unique cuisine paired with a special ambiance in order to create a memorable fine dining experience for our guests. Our restaurants are part of our continuous effort to offer superlative quality and the highest level of gracious and courteous guest service. To perform successfully, our employees must not only have the qualifications and abilities to perform each of the essential functions of this position, but also must continually strive to meet or surpass The Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group's objectives and exacting standards.

Wolfgang Puck Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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