Harry’s Ocean Bar & Grille is seeking skilled, experienced prep cooks to join our growing kitchen staff. In this position, you will assist the culinary team with a variety of tasks. Strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills are a must.

 

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
  • Perform basic cooking tasks such as stirring, straining, and parboiling food and reducing sauces
  • Package take out foods
  • Prepare beverages including soft drinks, coffee, and tea
  • Hand out prepared dishes to servers for delivery to customers
  • 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

  • Preferred experience of 3 months as a prep cook or related
  • Availability for early morning shifts (8am start)
  • Manual dexterity to ensure proper operation of kitchen utensils and cutting tools
  • Effective communication skills
  • Proficient in English. Bi-lingual Spanish/ English is a benefit
  • Adept at performing tasks well in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to spend continual time standing

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