Prep Cook



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Salary Range

Up to USD17/hr

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Branch Information

Milwaukee, WI - Commons - (USA) 720 East Wisconsin Avenue WI Milwaukee , WI 53202

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Job Description

Seeking a Prep Cook for a contract position lasting through 2/2021, working for our client in the insurance/financial services industry, located in downtown Milwaukee.


Client is a team of 15 chefs and cooks preparing approximately 15,000 meals weekly for the awesome MKE home office work force.

* Responsible for preparing a variety of menu items for cafeteria and catering services including but not limited to salads, condiments, fruit plates, vegetables plates, sliced meats, sandwiches, and preparation of raw ingredients. Assist chefs in food preparation including hot food preparation. Weigh, measure, cut, slice and safely use a variety of equipment. Initiate proper organization of work to assure efficiency and food safety. Ability to translate weights, measures and volume as required in execution of recipes to assure consistency based on volume and other variables. May adjust work location, tasks or assignments routinely throughout the day adjusting to business need as directed by manager(s) or team leader(s).

* Responsible for maintaining accurate and complete labeling and date marking of products to assure freshness. Maintains time and temperature records. Operates and cleans equipment following safety guidelines. Supports menu management process by following recipes and providing feedback for recipe improvement.

* Routinely delivers Restaurant Hospitality Standards. Communicates with integrated MKE restaurant team and customers through routine greeting. Responds to questions or concerns with the approach of immediate resolution regarding the impact of the customers experience. Comply with Restaurant Division Professional Conduct Expectations and maintains professional communication.

* A solid knowledge of weights and measures and the ability to read and interpret recipes is required. Position requires a high degree of personal initiative and motivation, combined with a willingness to work as part of a team and the ability to maintain a high level of organization while working quickly and productively. Must have the ability to perform the essential physical requirements of the job


* Food production experience

* Good verbal and written communication skills

* Knife skills

* Ability to read and interpret written recipes

* Ability to follow direction

* Serve-safe certification is a plus