Food Prep Associate

A college student organization is seeking a part-time Food Prep Associate.



  A food prep associate is a fundamental position responsible for culinary tasks within our operation. The food service worked is responsible for the proper preparation, set up, and execution of a particular station or dish. The culinary work in this position must follow commitments to sustainability and proper health and safety guidelines.

Position Objectives:
In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:
• Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
• Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and suppliers.
• Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
• Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Major Duties/Functions/Tasks:
• Prepares hot and cold items per recipes and production guidelines for a specific station or area of a food service location.
• Washes, peels, cuts, vegetables and fruits
• Ensures par levels are maintained for your station. Takes temperature of food at designated times throughout the shift and documents the temperatures in log books.
• Carries pans, kettles, and trays of food to and from workstations, stove, and refrigerator.
• Properly stores foods in designated areas following wrapping, dating, and rotation procedures.
• Cleans work areas, equipment, and utensils; distributes supplies, utensils, and portable equipment.
• Utilizes approved food production standards to ensure proper quality, serving temperatures, and standard portion control.
• Completes end of shift production sheets.
• Set up station or section in time for service.
• Serves customers in an efficient and friendly manner; resolves customer concerns.
• Keeps areas clean, organized and full.

  To perform this job successfully, an 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.
• Strong passion and motivation to create great food.
• General culinary knowledge of basic kitchen practices, protocols, and procedures.
• 2 years of equivalent experience working in a high-volume restaurant kitchen.
• Understanding of typical culinary units of measure.
• Ability to work safely and efficiently with large volume culinary equipment including but not limited to grill, fryers, steamers, tilt skillets, and convection ovens.
• Ability to follow all health and safety standards.
• Possess the ability to meet specific uniform standards for this position.
• Utilize all Personal Protective Equipment’s per guidelines.
• Wear a cut resistance glove whenever using a sharp or potentially sharp tool or instrument.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
• Stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, control, and/or feel; reach with hands and arms; and bend, twist, stoop, kneel, crouch, squat.
• Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
• Ability to withstand hot temperatures as generated by ovens, grills, and fryers.


Pay:  $17-20/hr.


Schedule:   Part time  (3-9pm)

Application Instructions:  Interested clients should forward resume to MF.

Zip code: 21218

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