Prep Cook

Cafe Xpresso - Newtown, CT

Full-time | Part-time

Our Cafe is looking to hire a new Cook who will be responsible for preparing awesome dishes for our guests. Line cook duties will consist of assisting the chef with their daily tasks. Duties also include prepping meals by weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients, cooking meals, checking ingredients for freshness, and arranging and garnishing. You will also be in charge of ensuring that the kitchen and equipment are properly cleaned and maintained.

Responsibilities

  • Set up and stocking stations with all necessary supplies
  • Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
  • Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff
  • Answer, report and follow executive or sous chef’s instructions
  • Clean up station and take care of leftover food
  • Stock inventory appropriately
  • Ensure that food comes out simultaneously, in high quality and in a timely fashion
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Experience:

  • cooking/prep: 1 year (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Tips
  • Store Discounts
  • Other forms

Work Location:

  • One location

Working days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

Hours per week:

  • 30-39

Typical start time:

  • 6AM

Typical end time:

  • 6PM

Job Duties:

  • Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner
  • Follow recipes and presentation specifications
  • Operate standard kitchen equipment safety and efficiently
  • Clean and maintain station in practicing good safety and sanitation
  • Assist with the cleaning and organization of kitchen and equipment
  • Restock items as needed throughout the shift
  • Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes

Pay Frequency:

  • Weekly

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
  • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes

Schedule:

  • Weekends required
  • Day shift