Job Detail

Prep Cook

BirchWood Restaurant Group LLC Ipswich MA
Position Title: Prep Cook
Position Code: PC
Position Type: Full Time Regular
Opening Date: 11/3/2022
Salary Range: $20.00 per hour
Position Location: Ipswich, MA
Date Posted: 11/5/2022

Primary Position Duties:

  • Duties/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.

Education or Skills:

  • Education and Experience:
    • High school or vocational school coursework in kitchen basics such as food safety, preferred.
    • Prior related experience preferred.

Position Requirements:

  • 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.
    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.