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Prep Cook - Luminarias

Company: SCR
Location: Monterey Park
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Prep Cooks perform a broad range of kitchen support activities to support effective and efficient back-of-house (BOH) operations. Key responsibilities involve planning, prepping, setting up and providing quality service in all areas of food production for service periods. They also perform receiving, storage and maintenance work activities, and may assist with stock counts, checks and marksJob Duties:Performs the full range of food planning, preparation, set-up work, station breakdown, cleaning and sanitation activities to support the production of quality service for all dining, brunch and buffet periods according to established BOH policies, procedures and guidelines, IDPRP manual, and management directives.Prepares and cooks all food items in accordance with established recipes and product sensitivity requirements, specifications from Chef, plate presentation guidelines, and responds to special food requests at the Chef's direction.Receives, replenishes, and rotates stock according to established BOH policies, procedures and guidelines.Perform the full range of cleaning and sanitation for all kitchen-related items and equipment, designated spaces and waste materials according to established safety and sanitation standards.Maintains knowledge of recipe changes to ensure proper execution of recipe procedures and maintain high quality and consistent food products.As requested by management, performs other work activities, such as stock counts, labeling and signage of products to support safe and efficient kitchen operations.Education/ Experience/ & Behavior Requirements:.High School Diploma/GED requiredCurrent food safety certification, such as ServSafe and SafeStaffExperience2 years of experience performing in line cooking or preparation capacityWork Behaviors:Exemplifies the Company's values (PRIDE)Demonstrates a responsive, caring and respectful approach in all personal interactions with othersWears approved manufacturer certified slip resistant or non-slip shoes at all times while workingComplies with all safety and sanitation, food preparation and cooking, code of conduct, work rules and management instructions, deadlines, policies and proceduresComplies with all hygiene and personal grooming requirementsArrives to work on time in designated restaurant uniformFosters a workplace culture of hospitality, respect, safe and sanitationParticipates in all required trainings, including food allergen training, and completes all required examinationsTeam player and can-do mindset in supporting all business operational needsKnowledge & Skills:Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to effectively engage others verballyAbility to listen and speak in basic English in order to maintain effective communications in the performance of essential job functionsAbility to read and comprehend data sources, recipes and manuals, written work instructions, policies, procedures and other work materials in English in order to perform essential duties in accordance with safety, sanitation and operational standards and trainingsAbility to read and follow safety instructions related to the utilization of cutting ware and other safety equipmentSkill in the preparation of various recipesTravel Requirements:Local travel required when considered necessary.Physical Demands:Frequent lifting, moving and carrying of kitchen ware, cleaning equipment, food boxes, garbage etc. weighing up to 70 pounds in the BOH.Regular and prolonged standing and walking to prepare food, clean work station, move garbage, etc.Occasional ascending/descending stairs across the restaurant to move food items, equipment, etc.Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingersFrequent use of hand to finger motions, handle or feel objects, reach with hands and armsConstant bending, stooping and turning to place dishes in machine, etc.Constant exposure to hot and damp temperature fluctuationsDisclaimer: The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; and is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.We arean Equal Opportunity Employer. We recognize that people are our finest asset. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, regardless of race, creed, color, religion or belief, national origin, sex, ancestry, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, medical condition, gender identity or sexual orientation or any other classification protected by law.Specialty Restaurants Corporation maintains a drug free workplace.The Company will consider for employment qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner that is consistent with local, state, and federal law. All job offers are contingent upon successfully passing of a background check.

Keywords: SCR, Monterey Park , Prep Cook - Luminarias, Hospitality & Tourism , Monterey Park, California

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