Requisition Number: AUS-AUSPCK-2023-01-01
Job Title: Prep Cook
City: Austin
State: TX

Blackstone Consulting, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to any protected status and a work environment that is free of unlawful harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. As such, Blackstone Consulting, Inc is committed to complying with all laws protecting employees as required by Federal, State, and local regulations.

Prep Cook

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Description/Job Summary

NO NIGHTS or WEEKENDS! ( MONDAY-FRIDAY ONLY) 


SEEKING PREP COOKS TO JOIN OUR TEAM!


$17.85/hr  + $15/a day in meal vouchers!


Work onsite at a state-of-the-art Corporate Café, creating quality meals from scratch with fresh ingredients, and help write and develop menus to capture the teams taste buds and attention!

You'll be able to expand your culinary world by working next to some of Austin's best Chefs. Learning how to prep for a varity of cuisine.

Prep Cook is responsible for the preparation of daily entrees/items, featuring daily changing menus with knowledge of culinary ingredients. Prepare ingredients and cook according to established guidelines, understand methods of cooking. Experience as a cook in an upscale restaurant or corporate dining establishment preferred. Must possess knowledge of quantity food production, presentation, service and sanitation. Candidates must understand the use of various kitchen equipment including steamer, ovens, fryer, grill, steam kettle, meat slicer, blender, mixer, chopper, food processor, knives, convection oven, etc. Must be well organized and well groomed in appearance at all times.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Maintains proper food temperatures of foods during preparation and service; pre-preps food according to the menu; notifies chef immediately when food and supplies are not available; maintains food production areas in a clean, neat and orderly manner; cleans assigned areas following established cleaning procedures and schedules; performs other duties as assigned; displays cooperation with co-workers.

Experience, Skills and Requirements:

• 2 years of cooking experience preferred in “from scratch” environments and/or culinary education
• Experience in quantity food production, presentation, service and sanitation and knowledge of healthful, nutritional-based cuisine preferred
• Display a passion for food and cooking and be self-motivated
• Computer literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
• Basic understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills
• Be able to speak clearly and listen attentively to staff, peers, supervisors, guests and clients
• Be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process
• Prepares equipment and obtains supplies as needed
• Maintains the cleanliness and sanitation of the kitchen including all floors, equipment, workstations and walls
• Comply with standards for merchandising, stocking, and storing product
• Assists with cleaning, stocking and lifting items in other areas as requested
• Welcomes and connects with every customer
• Correctly follow all health, safety, and sanitation guidelines
• Maintain the highest standards of conduct and confidentiality
• Continually grows in knowledge
• Looks for new training opportunities and takes advantage of new training
• May perform additional responsibilities as requested by a Manager
• Must have approved Food Handler’s Card, kitchen knives and non-slip shoes prior to first day of work

Working Conditions:

• This position will spend 100% of time standing
• Fast pace work environment
• Environmental exposure to cold, heat and water
• Lift up to 50 pounds
• Must be able to understand sanitation directions
• Read and understand basic cooking directions


What's in this for you?

  • Daily Meal voucher ($15/a day value)
  • Bi- Weekly Pay
  • Comprehensive benefits after 30 days – medical, dental, vision, options available
  • Generous Bonus Incentives offered for referrals! 


For more information, ask a recruiter today!

We have openings on 1st shift with standard weekly working hours.


EOE/M/F/D/V/SO

Preferred Skills

Blackstone Consulting, Inc is HIRING for our clients Corporate Caffe!


Title: Prep Cook

Location: Austin, Texas


Our client encourages inclusivity and cultivate a diverse working environment that will expand your skillset and experience. You won’t be required to work nights or weekends and will be able to maintain a stable work life balance with their Monday through Friday schedule.


Work onsite at a state-of-the-art Corporate Caffé,[JR1] [KSA2]  creating quality meals from scratch with fresh ingredients. You'll be able to work with the highest-grade kitchen appliances and have creative freedom to develop menus. You will also receive daily meal vouchers!

You'll be able to expand your culinary world by working next to some of Austin’s  best Chefs. Learning how to prep for a varity of cuisine.

As a Prep Cook you are responsible for the daily preparation and cooking of food items in the pantry, fry and/or stations or other areas of the kitchen. This position is responsible for other duties in the areas of food and final plate presentation including plating and garnishing of cooked items.


Requirements:

Approved Food Handler’s Card and non-slip shoes prior to first day of work


Description/Day-to-Day

  • Prepare ingredients and cook according to established guidelines, understand methods of cooking.
  • Experience as a cook in an upscale restaurant or corporate dining establishment preferred. Must possess knowledge of quantity food production, presentation, service and sanitation.
  • Reads food order or receives verbal instructions on food required by patron and prepares and cooks food according to instructions.
  • Replenish the serving line.
  • Typically, performs made to order cooking and grill cooking duties in preparing food items to be served to customers.
  • Provides the highest quality of service to customers at all times.
  • Follows basic recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving and serving soups, meats, vegetables, desserts and other foodstuffs for consumption in eating establishments.
  • Prepares foods by operating a variety of kitchen equipment to measure and mix ingredients, washing, peeling, cutting and shredding fruits and vegetables, and trimming and cutting meat, poultry or fish for culinary use.
  • Tastes products, reads menus, estimates food requirements, checks production, and keeps records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment.
  • May clean and sanitize workstations and equipment and must follow all company, client and regulatory rules and procedures.
  • Set steam tables; serve or ensure proper serving of food.


Key Qualifications:

  • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures
    Being able to multi-task, work quickly, and effectively within a team
  • Candidates must understand the use of various kitchen equipment including steamer, ovens, fryer, grill, steam kettle, meat slicer, blender, mixer, chopper, food processor, knives, convection oven, etc.
  • Communicates clearly, listens attentively to staff, peers, managers, and guests
    Flexibility and adaptability to work calmly and effectively under stress
  • Ability to take direction and work effectively in team environment
  • Problem solving abilities, be self-motivated, and organized
  • Dedication to quality service and expectations
  • Extraordinarily Service Oriented - show high level of customer service is positively mandatory…
  • We hire for attitude, train for skill.
  • Dynamic and agile - highly organized, ability to switch between locations and job duties



Schedule: Monday – Friday ( No nights, weekends, or Holidays) AM SHIFTS


Key Qualifications

  • 3-4 years high volume food service – preferably larger, innovative corporate programs
    May also be food and beverage experience in a full-service hotel, resort, or  multi-restaurant chain
  • You must be approachable with a service orientated mentality
  • We are also looking for people with strong attention to detail and well organized.
  • Demonstrated excellent time management skills
  • You must be approachable with a service orientated mentality skills, displayed in your experience in food, hospitality, and/or other service industries.
  • Communication skills are essential for this role in order to champion a healthy team environment and to interact with guests, leaders, vendors and employees.


Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Basic level knowledge of health and safety rules
  • Extraordinarily Service Oriented - a demonstrable high level of customer service is mandatory[JR3] [KSA4] 
  • Dynamic and agile - highly organized, ability to switch between locations and job duties
  • Inclusive - We work with and serve a diverse workforce


Work Conditions:

  • You will spend time sitting, standing and walking throughout our Caffès.
  • Standing 100% of the time
  • We need to lift up to 50 pounds in the Caffè[JR5] 
  • We thrive in our fast-paced work environment and look for people who love this, too. Things happen fast here. Bring your ability to multi-task in a high-volume experience and your love for working in a fast-paced environment.
  • We do have environmental exposure to cold, heat and water in our kitchens and restaurants.


What's in this for you?

Daily Meal voucher ($15/a day value)

Bi- Weekly Pay $17.85

Comprehensive benefits after 30 days – medical, dental, vision, options available

Generous Bonus Incentives offered for referrals! 


For more information, ask a recruiter today!

Apply Now

We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.