Food Prep / Kitchen Aides Needed for upscale Catering Company

Posting ID : B1009981503
Date Posted : 2012-09-18
Category : Food Beverage Hospitality Jobs

Busy Catering Company in Westchester County is looking for prep cooks, food prep and kitchen aides to work in their Tarrytown location.

HAVING YOUR OWN TRANSPORTATION IS REQUIRED. There is no way to commute by public transportation to this site.

Entry level (3 months -3 years experience) and mid level (3+ years experience) prep cooks wanted.

The prep cook is often required to perform a variety of tasks including food preparation, cleaning, chopping and storage of food. Other tasks include but are not limited to receiving deliveries, storing food in refrigerators and in containers, rotating stock to maintain freshness standards, removing garbage form the kitchen area, and cleaning the food-preparation areas. Other duties can include writing order lists and keeping the kitchen organized. Available to fill in around the kitchen as directed.
Food Preparation

The primary duty of this position involves preparing the ingredients for daily menu offerings. This includes preparing vegetables by washing, chopping, grating and slicing them for inclusion in side dishes, salads, soups, and appetizers. Meats also must be prepared for cooking, wich may involve cutting or slicing them into appropriate portions. In many cases, the prep cook may be responsible for making soups, salads, and appetizers to free up the chefs and line cooks.
Skills and Training

Some background in the food industry is prefered. Attention to detail is required. Willingness to take direction is crucial in this busy work enviroment. Previous food-handling experience a plus. Certification is NOT required.

Positions start at $11/hr and go up based on experience

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