Prep Cook
Uptown Blanco Arts and Entertainment
Blanco, TX US
Posted ago
Uptown Blanco Arts and Entertainment

We are offering full-time and part-time positions as we expand our hours. We are looking for someone with a passion for food and strong time management abilities who can provide our clients with an exceptional dining experience. You need to be a team player who can effectively communicate with other kitchen staff to keep things running efficiently. If you have a positive attitude and are looking for a new opportunity in food service, please apply as soon as possible! Uptown Blanco is an equal-opportunity employer, and we offer health, vision, and dental benefits.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares meal ingredients as directed by the head chef, senior chef, or other staff
  • Prepares fresh produce by peeling, cutting, and portioning
  • Prepares meat by trimming, cutting, and portioning
  • Prepares simple dishes such as breads or salads
  • Mixes or prepares condiments, dressings, and sauces
  • Maintains compliance with applicable health, safety, food handling, and hygiene codes and standards
  • Assists with unloading, inspection, and storage of raw ingredients and supplies
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Basic understanding of or the ability to learn basic sanitation and regulations for workplace safety
  • Basic understanding of or the ability to learn food handling techniques, preparation, and cooking procedures
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain personal hygiene

Education and Experience:

  • High school or vocational school coursework in kitchen basics such as food safety, preferred
  • Prior related experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of standing and working in a kitchen
  • Exposure to extreme heat, steam, and cold present in a kitchen environment
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times
  • Must be able to work late nights and unpredictable hours
  • Manual dexterity to cut and chop foods and perform other related tasks

Compensation
$14 - $17 hourly
About Uptown Blanco Arts and Entertainment

Note: The above noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned, but rather to give the associate a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of this position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.  

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