461 Prep Cook Jobs in United States

Eli's Orange
Orange, CT | Full Time
$33k-40k (estimate)
7 Months Ago
Uncle Julio's Corporation
Orland Park, IL | Full Time | Part Time
$32k-38k (estimate)
Just Posted
625 Brooksby Village, Inc.
Peabody, MA | Full Time
$54k-75k (estimate)
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Brookridge A Thrive More Community
Salem, NC | Part Time
$25k-30k (estimate)
Just Posted
604 Seabrook Village, Inc.
Tinton Falls, NJ | Full Time
$46k-63k (estimate)
Just Posted
Pizza Hut N Collins
Arlington, TX | Full Time | Part Time
$30k-36k (estimate)
Just Posted
Uncle Julio's Corporation
Columbia, MD | Full Time | Part Time
1 Day Ago
Uncle Julio's Corporation
Wheat Ridge, CO | Full Time | Part Time
$31k-39k (estimate)
2 Days Ago
601 Charlestown Community, Inc.
Catonsville, MD | Full Time
$50k-69k (estimate)
2 Days Ago
650 Highland Springs, Inc.
Dallas, TX | Full Time
$48k-66k (estimate)
2 Days Ago
Upward Projects
Phoenix, AZ | Full Time | Part Time
3 Days Ago
Ever Well Health Systems
Dinuba, CA | Full Time
$29k-36k (estimate)
3 Days Ago
Caraluzzi's Markets
Danbury, CT | Full Time
$43k-57k (estimate)
3 Days Ago
Springfield Il Crowne Plaza
Springfield, IL | Full Time
$37k-47k (estimate)
3 Days Ago
True Food Kitchen
The Woodlands, TX | Other
$32k-38k (estimate)
3 Days Ago
True Food Kitchen
Austin, TX | Other
$31k-38k (estimate)
3 Days Ago
Spokane Club
Spokane, WA | Full Time
$27k-37k (estimate)
3 Days Ago
Another Broken Egg Of America, Inc.
Clearwater, FL | Other
$30k-36k (estimate)
4 Days Ago
Decatur, IL | Full Time
$29k-35k (estimate)
5 Days Ago
Hilton Garden Inn Lincoln Downtown/Haymarket
Lincoln, NE | Part Time
$27k-36k (estimate)
5 Days Ago
Uncle Julio's Corporation
Lone Tree, CO | Full Time | Part Time
$31k-39k (estimate)
6 Days Ago
Courtyard By Marriott Orlando South/John Young Parkway
Orlando, FL | Full Time
$42k-60k (estimate)
6 Days Ago
Graduate Annapolis
Annapolis, MD | Full Time
$35k-43k (estimate)
6 Days Ago
Gull Lake View Golf Club Inc
Augusta, MI | Temporary
$32k-40k (estimate)
6 Days Ago
Great Western Dining Service
Odessa, TX | Full Time
$28k-34k (estimate)
6 Days Ago
Andretti Indoor Karting And Games
San Antonio, TX | Part Time
$29k-42k (estimate)
6 Days Ago

Prep Cook

Eli's Orange Orange, CT
$33k-40k (estimate)
Full Time 7 Months Ago


Join the Eli’s Restaurant Group family! Our restaurants are recognized for great food and service and as great places to work. We hire and care deeply for people with creativity, passion and the drive to be the best. And we reward our teams with top notch benefits, career-long training and development and opportunities for growth.

The Eli’s Prep Cook is an individual who assists the BOH staff in preparing food, maintains a safe and clean food environment and takes on other culinary tasks as delegated. The ideal Eli’s Prep Cook candidate is focused, driven, detail oriented and comfortable working in a kitchen environment.

Essential Functions

  • Prepare food items and ingredients needed for menu items according to prescribed recipes and/or special requests
  • Available to work a variety of hours, days and shifts, including weekends
  • Safely and effectively use and operate all necessary tools and equipment, including knives
  • Ability to effectively communicate in order to perform and follow job requirements in written and spoken direction
  • Maintaining cleanliness of any BOH work areas, including and not limited to refrigeration, cooking equipment, and prep areas
  • Participate in deep cleaning of BOH work areas, including and not limited to refrigeration, cooking equipment, and prep areas
  • Honing existing skills while learning new techniques


  • Follow all prescribed portioning controls and par levels
  • Maintain food safety and quality standards
  • Ability to read a thermometer correctly and efficiently
  • Communicate any food delays or issues to Coordinator
  • Accurately account for all items coming out of the kitchen
  • Understand and follow the food allergy procedure and special orders/restrictions
  • Comply with all safety and sanitation guidelines and procedures
  • Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Get along well with others and be a team player
  • Other duties will be assigned as needed

Physical Demands

The physical demands for this position are seeing, hearing, speaking, reaching, frequently lifting up to 25 pounds, occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds, sitting, standing, for 4 to 8 hours, bending, and moving intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.

The duties of this position may change from time to time. Eli’s reserves the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of Eli’s or its managers. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.

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Eli's Orange
Full Time
$25k-31k (estimate)
2 Weeks Ago
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Full Time
9 Months Ago

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A prep cook works with a team of culinary professionals, they maintain the safety and efficiency of the kitchen area of a restaurant.

01/21/2022: Buffalo, NY

Prep cooks complete the prep and cleaning lists assigned by chef and management.

02/16/2022: Long Beach, CA

From chopping and dicing to mixing and baking, prep cooks have a variety of responsibilities that ensure hungry guests are served the delicious meals they expect.

02/13/2022: Topeka, KS

With time and experience, prep cooks may be trusted to take on more skilled tasks, such as making broths and stocks from their vegetable and meat trimmings.

02/23/2022: Daytona Beach, FL

Performs prep work (chopping, assembling sandwiches) when cooks required assistance.

03/31/2022: Rochester, NY

Step 2: Knowing the best tips for becoming an Accountant can help you explore the needs of the position and prepare for the job-related knowledge well ahead of time.

Career tips from people on Prep Cook jobs

Have at least a high school diploma or equivalent, some schools offer students the opportunity to gain valuable culinary experience as part of their curriculum.

02/19/2022: El Paso, TX

Those with the aptitude, talent and work ethic can eventually become line cooks, lead cooks, chefs de partie, sous-chefs, chefs de cuisine, and – ultimately – executive chefs.

01/19/2022: Baltimore, MD

Find a workplace with a good head chef.

04/15/2022: Allentown, PA

You can start you career with a kitchen support position, then eventually step up as a prep cook and so on.

04/09/2022: Chillicothe, OH

Be observant and learn from your co-kitchen-workers.

03/01/2022: Orange, CA

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