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Prep Cook - 1 opening - $12 to $15

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Creative Dining
Lookout Mountain, Georgia

Creative Dining Services is looking for a Prep Cook. As the Prep Cook, works within the Dining Services Department to ensure that high quality, properly seasoned, nutritious food is being provided throughout the operation, in a safe manner. Works cooperatively as a valued member of the dining services team, assisting with any aspect of the dining services program necessary.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Prepare food such that all food is ready for use within the established timeframe.

  • Prepares food items according to established recipes and menus in a manner in which preserves food freshness, quality and appeal.

  • Utilizes safe food handling techniques at all times.

  • Stores food items according to established standards of practice; utilize proper labeling and dating.

  • Holds prepared food items at appropriate temperatures (below 40° if cold, above 135° if hot).

  • Maintains production records (food usage, overages, shortages, customer counts, etc.) .

  • Maintains established logs (food temperatures, cooling temperatures, cooler & freezer temperatures, etc.).

  • Maintains a clean and sanitized work area.

  • Maintains a safe, tidy and well organized work environment at all times; cleans up spills quickly, wears protective gear as needed (i.e. slicer glove), and stores wares safely.

  • Communicates needs and concerns regarding food production and kitchen operation to supervisor appropriately, and in a timely manner.

  • Monitors kitchen equipment for proper functioning; report any discrepancies to supervisor immediately.

  • Supports other kitchen employees in assuring that the essential functions of the kitchen are performed adequately and appropriately.


We Offer Full-Time Employees:

  • Competitive pay and bonus opportunities

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401(k) with a company match

  • Paid time off

$400 sign-on bonus after the team member has completed 90 successful days of employment. 

Scheduling will be discussed with each candidate on an individuall basis.


About Creative Dining Services:

Creative Dining Services partners with college, universities, Fortune 100 companies, full-service senior living communities, conference centers and K-12 schools and camps to provide a different kind of hospitality and facility management services experience – one that’s fun, innovative, and focused on your community. Why? Because that’s how it should be.

Creative Dining Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran-Friendly!