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prep cook

Hiring Deadline: Open until filled
Position updated on:
Zip Code: 77079
Industry: All
Employer: The Dinner Dude
Job Tracking ID: 1384533693
Job Description:
Deliver Fresh, High Quality, Consistent Meals
• Assists in the preparation of foods such as meats, vegetables, baked goods, and snacks; prepares portioned foods ensuring an appealing appearance for The Dinner Dude guests.
• Maintains Food Safe Handling procedures at all times.
• Maintains equipment safety procedures in all operations including slicers, choppers, mixers and other vegetable, bakery and meal processing equipment.
• Monitors food quality, portions through the use of scales and measuring cups, visual consistency and waste.
• Cleans assigned area following proper sanitary procedures, to include equipment, counters, work area, refrigerators, utensils and dispensers; removes and disposes of trash, and washes dishes; sweeps and mops floors.
• Fosters high communication with other kitchen associates and kitchen or store manager to ensure completion of all kitchen tasks and timely delivery of meals.
• Maintains a safe work environment.

Knowledge, skills & abilities:
• Ability to thrive in a very fast paced, innovative business environment.
• Reports to work on time, prepared for the day's work.
• Communicates well with kitchen team and managers.
• Completes duties assigned in thorough manner.
• Delivers excellence to the guests through superior tasting, perfectly portioned, fresh meals.

Minimum experience:
• Previous restaurant experience preferred
• Ability to work in a high paced team kitchen environment.
• A passion and understanding of The Dinner Dude brand and its unique brand positioning.

Physical Requirements:
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for up to 8 hours. The employee occasionally sits, walks, kneels and reaches with hands and arms.
• Frequently required to lift and/or move up to 50lbs.
• Mobility sufficient to move about all parts of the kitchen and to fill in for other employees when required.

Employee Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Compensation: TBD

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