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As the title would suggest, Prep Cooks are culinary professionals who prepare food to be cooked. Duties included on sample resumes of Prep Cooks include preparing meat for cooking by slicing and cutting it appropriately; routinely cleaning work areas, glassware and silverware throughout each shift; and managing closing duties, including restocking items. There are no formal education requirements that need to be listed on a Prep Cook's resume, though on-the-job training is often provided, and completing a postsecondary degree can be beneficial to landing an entry-level position.

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1

Line Cook/prep Cook

A premier Four- Star rated seafood restaurant featuring Executive Chef Hung Huynh

  • Prepared meals in a high volume kitchen with exceptional precision
  • Trained and supervised novice staff members at food stations
  • Ensured compliance with menu, portioning, and presentation
  • Maintained food stations compliant with sanitation and hygienic regulations
  • Skilled to use standard food preparation utensils and kitchen equipment
  • Assisted in coordinating restaurant events
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
2

Prep Cook/dishwasher

Washed, peeled, and cut vegetables, meats, and fruits.

  • Cooked burgers, fries, deep fried chicken, fish, and shrimp.
  • Ensured kitchen, the patio, and restrooms were clean and well maintained.
  • Measured and recorded storage temperatures for frozen, cold, and hot items.
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
3

Prep Cook

Prepared large volume meals for Corporate events, university, caterers and Fresh Direct

  • Use grill and steamers to make vegetables potatoes rice and meats
  • Used steam kettles to produce 150 gallons of soup each day
  • Made pastas and bugler quinoa bow ties on stove for daily prep
  • Used skillets to do egg service for Panini sandwiches
  • Used steamers and convention ovens to cook meats and rice
  • Made roux for spilt pea, coconuts, and cream of broccoli soups
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
4

Prep Cook-line Cook

Provide excellent customer service by greeting customers and having a positive attitude at all times.

  • Cook and prep foods in timely and safe productive manner
  • Cook foods for specific diets to fit the standards of customers
  • Cleaning duties such as washing dishes and intense kitchen cleaning.
  • Worked 12 hour shifts
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Business Communications
5

Prep Cook

Prepared vegetables and meats

  • Operated slicers for various meats and vegetables
  • Operated microwave to warm soup
  • Used various warming plates to heat food
  • Assisted with serving window.
  • Provided professional and positive customer service at registers and sales floor
  • Completed orders for specific store departments
  • Mediated interpersonal difficulties between store managers and customers
  • Stocked shelves
  • Checked and counted inventory
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
6

Prep Cook / Cashier

Stock and prepared for the opening and closing shifts

  • Operated cash registers
  • Assisted customers in placing orders and at point of sale
  • Assisted and enforced sanitation standards
  • Trained new associates and elevated their customer service standards
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Culinary Arts
7

Line Cook/prep Cook

Preparing/ Portioning side dishes for the entire day

  • Cooking various food items within the allotted ticket times
  • Presenting the said food items in an arranged and organized manner
  • Cleaning and keeping an organized work area throughout the entire day
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
8

Utility and Prep Cook

Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of all food products.

  • Prepared healthy, enjoyable breakfast, lunch, and dinners for residents and guests.
  • Clean, prep and wash dishware, silverware, glassware, pots and pans.
  • Assist in dining room, removing soiled dishes during meal service and returning them to kitchen.
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

Prep Cook

Inspect and clean food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, or serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.

  • Ensure food is stored and cooked at correct temperature by regulating temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.
  • Ensure freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock.
  • Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
Candidate Info
4
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
10

Prep Cook

Check out customers at the cash register

  • Take orders from customers over the phone and in restaurant
  • Prepare foods for customers (hoagies, wraps, salads, cheese steaks, etc)
  • Familiar with food slicer machines (deli meats and vegetables)
  • Clean the restaurant at the end of business
  • Card customers when they were purchasing alcohol
  • Keep up to date on proper food handling, food preparation, and sanitation.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job

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