Prep Cook Job
Lake View, Chicago
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$115.50 estimated pay
$16.50/hr x 7.0 hours
2:30 PM - 9:30 PM (CDT)
Saturday, August 17
Instructions and details
Kitchen black attire: Black shirt, black pants
Bring a hat
Wear black non-slip shoes
Help Head Chef prep salads and entrees for dinner service. During dinner service working on the line to produce entrée options for guests.
Location details
Free parking available
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Se habla español.


A prep cook’s role refers to a back of house worker whose primary responsibility is to set up the job site for success.

Prep Cook responsibilities:

Prepares the ingredients for chefs to cook the entrees and meals that are offered on the menu.
Washes, chops, grates and slices vegetables to go in various dishes.
Cuts and slices meats to the appropriate portion sizes.
Makes appetizers, soups and salads so that chefs can concentrate on entrees and main dishes.
Receives deliveries and stores food in refrigerators and freezers.
Rotates stock in containers to maintain freshness.
Cleans food preparation areas and removes garbage from the kitchen.
Makes lists of items that need to be ordered and assists in keeping the kitchen organized.
Complies with special food handling requirements for certain dishes such as vegan or gluten-free.
Assists in cleaning the kitchen before closing for the night.
Fills in busing tables or cooking when the restaurant is short-staffed.

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