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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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Prep Cook

Work as an integral part of the kitchen staff to produce quality food dishes for customers.

  • Execute all sanitation, health and safety standards in the workplace.
  • Successfully wash, cut and prepare foods designated for cooking.
  • Perform kitchen maintenance tasks as assigned.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
Customer Service
12

Waitress/prep Cook

Serve customers

  • Made sure a quality and positive environment was there for the customers
  • Communication skills such as speaking effectively, providing feedback, providing well-thought out solutions, outstanding communication skills to help communicate with customers and outstanding customer service skills from serving.
  • Interpersonal skills such as working well with others, supportive, self- confident, accept responsibility, and represent others.
  • Organizational skills such as multi-tasking, managing projects effectively, meets deadlines, and punctual.
Candidate Info
7
months in
workforce
7
months
at this job
Kinesiology
13

Prep Cook / Dishwasher

Prepare a variety of foods according to customers' orders or supervisors' instructions, following approved procedures.

  • Inform supervisors when supplies are getting low or equipment is not working properly.
  • Assist cooks and kitchen staff with various tasks as needed, and provide cooks with needed items.
  • Use manual and/or electric appliances to clean, peel, slice, and trim foods.
  • Clean work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes, and silverware all too sanitary standards.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
14

Prep Cook

Mise en place vegetables, meats, sauces, and soups needed for service

  • Arrange and garnish appetizers and salads with precise cuts
  • Cook and season food according to recipe or personal judgment and experience
  • Marinate and precook meats for appetizers and entrees
  • Pre make soups and sauces for service
  • Dress, season, and garnish appetizers and salads for service
  • Season and cook meats for entrees and appetizers
  • Cook, season and garnish soups and pastas for service
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
C
Education
Culinary Arts Rop
15

Prep Cook

Prepare Ready to Eat products for onsite coffee shop

  • Grill poultry for multiple uses for the day
  • Prepare salad dressings and other sauces using a beurre mixer forming emulsifications to recipe specification
  • Cure meat and poultry for slicing
  • Slice meat and poultry using electric slicer
  • Showcase various knife skills when handling fruits and vegetables
  • Receive shipments and place them in their proper shelf position
  • Follow recipes and shelf life guidelines according to menu specification
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Culinary Management
16

Prep Cook

Prepares and cooks sushi to a high quality.

  • Assists in preparatory tasks, such as cutting fish and cooking rice and miso soup.
  • Prepare fix desserts and salads.
  • Inspect and clean food preparation areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Restock kitchen supplies and organize the restaurant pantry.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
17

Line Cook/ Prep Cook

Ensure freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock.

  • Turn or stir foods to ensure even cooking.
  • Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Bake, roast, broil, and steam meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Portion, arrange, and garnish food, and serve food to waiters or patrons.
  • Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.
  • Wash, peel, cut, and seed fruits and vegetables to prepare them for consumption.
  • Substitute for or assist other cooks during emergencies or rush periods.
  • Bake breads, rolls, cakes, and pastries.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Culinary Arts
18

Prep Cook/stocker

Clean and sanitized work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes and silverware.

  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage.
  • Took and recorded temperature of food and food storage areas.
  • Wash, peel and cut various foods, such as fruits and vegetables, to prepare for cooking
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
19

Prep Cook, Cashier, Cleaning

Prepare high quality, healthy foods such as specialty salads, wraps, parfaits, and desserts for doctors, administration, and nurses.

  • Cashiering during busy rush hours while simultaneously preparing food and stocking.
  • Closing and stocking cafeteria and kitchen at the end of the night.
  • Detail cleaning in cafeteria and kitchen areas, sweeping, mopping and taking out trash.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Extracurricular Activities
Customer Service
20

Prep Cook/line Cook/sandwich Artist

Cleaned and sanitized work areas, equipment and dishes

  • Store food in designated containers and storage areas
  • Prepared a variety of foods including but not limited to: meats, vegetables, desserts, according to customers' orders or supervisor's direction
  • Weighed and measured ingredients
  • Mixed ingredients for green salads, molded fruit salads, vegetable salads, and pasta salads
  • Cut and sliced meat, poultry, and seafood to prepare for cooking
  • Packaged take-out foods for customers
  • Worked with colleagues and management to create new menu options
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
Urban Education

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