ob Title: Prep Cook
Department: Food & Beverage
Reports To: Food & Beverage Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Commissary Prep Cook assists workers engaged in preparing foods for the deli, catering, bakery departments, or ready-to-serve packages by carrying out the duties listed below (other duties may be assigned):
Washes, peels, cuts, and seeds vegetables and fruits
Cleans, cuts, and grinds meats, poultry, and seafood
Dips food items in crumbs, flour, and batter to bread them
Stirs and strains soups and sauces
Weights and measures designated ingredients
Carries pans, kettles, and trays of food to and from workstations, stove, and refrigerator
Stores food in designated areas
Follows safety work standards and reports any safety hazards to supervisors and/or Store Director
Follows the handbook at all times, especially on service standards and appearance
Responsible for serving customers (including Commissary staff) with excellent service and adhering to the “15 Second Service policy."
Ensures the active practice of “7 Points to Extraordinary Service.”
At all times, meets and exceeds Bristol Farms standards in food, service, quality, and cleanliness
Customer Service Skills (15 Second Service policy)
All Commissary Prep Cooks are required to acknowledge and/or greet customers within the first 15 seconds of the customer’s arrival. Customers are to be greeted and/or acknowledged while waiting at a counter, or as they are passed on the sales floor. The “Seven Points to Extraordinary Service” are to be fully executed by Commissary Prep Cooks at all times.
Education and/or Experience
Less than High School diploma education; or up to one-month, related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read a limited number of two-and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
While performing the duties of this job, the owner/partner is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger; handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The owner/partner frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The owner/partner is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The owner/partner must frequently lift and /or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate