A Market District Prep Cook's first responsibility is to prepare and season a variety of meats, vegetables, soups and other food items in accordance with prescribed recipes in order to provide unparalleled service in the Market District Kitchens, ensuring that all customer requirements are met. Job Responsibilities
Actively support a culture of safety which includes, but is not limited to, food safety, Team Member safety and customer safety.
Display a commitment to learn about food and share food knowledge with fellow team members and customers.
Demonstrate a willingness to learn, understand, and communicate the Market District Passion for Food philosophy, which includes the willingness to taste and experience new product offerings.Participate in in-store team meetings and/or regional department manager meetings as needed. Maintain awareness of competitive activity and new trends in the business and communicate ideas for improvement to the Seafood Manager.
Actively demonstrate appropriate suggestive selling techniques.
Provide active sampling opportunities, when appropriate.
Conduct business, at all times, with a clear understanding that customer service is a significant point of difference for the Market District banner. Every interaction, whether with an internal or external customer, is to be conducted with the highest degree of integrity and with an understanding that the end result is to deliver service in an unparalleled manner.
Actively participate in, and promote, an environment which embraces diversity, inclusion, and respect for Team Members, Customers, Vendors, and the Community.
Receive food ingredients and supplies from main kitchen and pantry as required for daily operations.
Review production schedule to determine food requirements, including variety and quantity of food for preparation and assemble supplies and equipment needed for daily cooking activities.
Slices, grinds and cooks meats and vegetables using a full range of cooking methods; testing of foods being cooked for quality.
Carves and displays meats, vegetables, fruits and salads, replenishes service lines as necessary.
Prepares food products for cook's production.
Completes production sheets and other records as required.
Maintains clean work area, utensils and equipment.
Accommodate individual customer requests with regard to special dietary needs.
Additional responsibilities as directed by management.
Attends to day-to-day problems and needs concerning equipment and food supplies, detects and ensures disposition of spoiled or unattractive food, defective supplies/equipment, and or other unusual conditions.
Responsible for controlling some expense within a department.
None Education and Training Required
High school diploma or equivalent Experience Required
0 to 6 months Experience Desired
Food Safety Awareness
prior food prep experience helpful
At least 18 years of age Competencies Required
Gets Things Done
Respect for Self and Others Work Environment
Cold Prep Rooms
Dust Physical requirements
Carrying Up to 50 pounds
Lifting Up to 50 pounds
Sight or Peripheral Vision
Weighing Equipment Used
Merry Chef (Oven)
Motorola Hand Held Gun (Receiving)
Shrink Wrap Machine
Texlon Ordering Machine
Watchguard Detergent Dispenser
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