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Prep Cook- The Draft Room with 716 Food and Sport, The Draft Room, Deer Valley Trails in Buffalo · NY

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Food and Beverage: Food/Beverage Management
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The Draft Room is a flagship restaurant highlighting the industrial and innovative spirit of Buffalo. 

The prep cook is responsible for preparing cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat etc. Undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food etc. Prepare simple dishes such as salads, entrees etc. Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash and other duties as assigned. You will be expected to provide the highest quality product, creating the craft guest experience.

Core Responsibilities
  • Assist in the receiving of product
  • Making prep recipes and menu products to spec
  • Properly labeling, dating, covering and refrigerating prepped items for the line
  • Fill in where needed to ensure we meet our high guest service standards and efficient operations
  • Control food cost and usage by following proper requisition of products from storage areas, product storage procedures and, standard recipes and waste control procedures including checking and maintaining proper food holding and refrigeration temperature control points
  • Ensure equipment is kept clean and in excellent working condition through personal inspection and by following the restaurant’s preventative maintenance programs
  • Perform opening, closing & side duties including, set up, stocking, and breaking down all kitchen equipment and prep, line, expo stations
  • Maintain an organized and sanitary kitchen environment ensuring restaurant meets all DOH and HAACP codes
  • Demonstrating impeccable product knowledge
  • Communicating professionally  with  co-workers  and  Front-of-the-House  staff
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications for the Position:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • 1-2 Years Prep Experience
  • Knowledge of BOH procedures for food, safety and sanitation
  • Experience in procuring and receiving product preferred
  • A food safety certification program is required to be completed before being able to handle food
  • Must be available for flexible scheduling to include evenings, weekends and holidays
Critical Competencies
  • Effective communication skills both verbally and written
  • Ability to lead a team and delegate tasks as necessary
  • Organization skills
  • Ability to be a problem solver and think outside of the box
  • Remain calm in a hectic, fast-paced atmosphere
  • Demonstrate a high level of organization, attention-to-detail and a sense-of-urgency
  • Display a positive and outwardly friendly attitude toward guests and co-workers
  • High energy – Motivational
Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to lift, carry, move items weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand and walk continually throughout the duration of a shift
  • Frequent bending, stooping and reaching

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Experience: Preferred Part Time

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