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Prep Cook

Atlanta, GA
Posted Dec 19, 2019

Prep Cook

Job Summary

The Prep Cook will be responsible for working with others in the kitchen preparing menu items according to prep sheets. This position includes food preparation and sets up / break down of the workstation and equipment, maintaining the highest quality of cleanliness, safety, and sanitary work environment; quick and efficient preparation of menu items, ability and willingness to work as a team with an eye for detail and quality. 

Responsibilities and Duties

Prep items following company standard recipes

Chopping, slicing vegetables

Weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients 

Washing and preparing food items 

Storing, labeling, rotating all food items 

Basic knowledge of meal prep procedures utilizing kitchen equipment 

Ensure kitchen and all food areas and food storage areas are clean and meet company and industry regulations standards

Monitor product freshness and rotate perishable and non-perishable products 


Prior experience as a Prep Cook.

Capacity to stand for long hours.

Knowledge of food safety guidelines.

Excellent organizational, time management, and multitasking skills.

Level-headed with outstanding interpersonal skills.

Commitment to the production of high-quality outputs and excellent customer service.

Ability to work shifts, over weekends, and on holidays, as required

Punctual, reliable, and trustworthy

Able to work well in a team environment

Self-starter who completes tasks without excessive supervision

A desire for continuous learning and professional development.

Must have a vehicle or have a reliable means of transportation


Tip sharing

Competitive wages

Flexible scheduling

Detailed and intentional training