Job opening: Food preparation worker

Deadline for application’s is November 5, 2021

JOB TITLE: Food Preparation Worker, Non-Exempt
REPORTS TO: Executive Chef
SUPERVISES: None
SALARY RANGE: $15.00-$18.00/Hour DOE

Summary:
We are seeking a skilled, experienced prep cook to join our kitchen staff at the Kids Kitchen. In this position, you will assist the culinary team with a variety of tasks including working with volunteers. Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills are a must. High volume experience preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities
Follow the executive chef’s prep list to plan your daily work
Label ingredients and food items and stock pantry and refrigerator shelves in an organized manner
Properly store food items in designated containers
Sanitize work areas and equipment, wash dishes, take out trash
Measure seasonings, condiments, and ingredients for use in cooking
Portion and wrap food
Prepare ingredients for cooking
Wash, peel, and chop fruits and vegetables
Clean and cut or grind meat, fish, poultry, and shellfish
Place food in warming trays or refrigerated storage as appropriate
Carry food items and utensils to food stations
Use manual and electric equipment for food preparation
Package take out foods
Maintain records of quantities of foods and ingredients used
Update supervisors when stock of food items or supplies are low
Inform managers about broken or malfunctioning equipment
Comply with food safety and sanitation guidelines

Requirements and Qualifications
Direct experience as a prep cook or related experience
Availability for early morning shifts is required
Effective communication skills
Proficient in English
Adept at performing tasks well in a fast-paced environment
Able to stand continuously for long periods of time
Must be able to pass a CYFD background check
Proof of COVID Vaccination
NM Food Handlers Permit and Serv Safe Certification required

Disclaimer
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give assignments. At any time during employment, employees may be required by The Food Depot to take a drug test.

This position description excludes the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.