Food Prep Cook

Reference # FPC_-_06-12-19
Open Date June 12, 2019
Location Vancouver

Purpose of Role

As part of our Food, Beverage and Catering team, the Prep Cook will be expected to serve great food with exceptional service and pride, while meeting the needs of internal and external clients. The Prep cook will be responsible for the daily responsibilities in the kitchen as well as assist in routine to complex matters.

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of this role are:

  • Prepare all food items according to the prep lists, firing chart and par levels set by management;
  • Prepare food items following standard recipes and within a specified time limit;
  • Usage of a scale to properly measure and assemble ingredients for recipes to ensure proper food portions;
  • Communicate with team throughout shift on the status of orders and availability of product;
  • Organize and maintain prep area and equipment in the kitchen in a safe and sanitary manner;
  • Handle food products in accordance with Food Safe standards;
  • Understand and comply with food safety and temperature standards;
  • Quality assurance of food, including use of ingredients based on quality and quantity, rotate products to maintain shelf life standards and stock items as needed;
  • Minimize and record product wastage.

Key Competencies

  • Full-service restaurant kitchen experience is preferred;
  • Food Safe Certification;
  • Serving it Right Certification is preferred;
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written; with the ability to exercise discretion and good judgement;
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with individuals from a diverse background;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment with a calm and professional demeanor;
  • Ability to work independently and within a team with a positive attitude;
  • Ability to regularly lift and push objects up to 50 pounds;
  • Ability to stand during shift duration.

Application

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Everyone at BLG is required to carry out the duties of their role while upholding the important principles of our respectful workplace policies, and treating everyone with respect, regardless of position. At BLG, valuing diversity and inclusion is key to a respectful workplace.

BLG is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

*Please note that relatives of current BLG employees and partners are not eligible for consideration. Apply Now