Top Prep Cook Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Prep Cook. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Prep Cook resumes they appeared on. For example, 19.8% of Prep Cook resumes contained Kitchen Equipment as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Prep Cook actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Prep Cook resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Kitchen Equipment

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Here's how Kitchen Equipment is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Assist managers maintain inventory -Prepped food by correct ingredients, monitored product expiration -Broke down and cleaned all kitchen equipment
  • Cleaned and inspected kitchen equipment; ensured operational efficiency and adherence to rules and safety regulations.
  • Organized kitchen equipment, and prepared ingredients for service Prepared and expedited hot and cold appetizers
  • Used various kitchen equipment/tools to perform accuracy and time management.
  • Disassembled and sanitized all kitchen equipment and machines.
  • Maintained kitchen equipment and kitchen cleanliness.
  • Operated kitchen equipment efficiently and safely.
  • Established familiarity with standard kitchen equipment.
  • Prepared food at popular restaurant, managed kitchen staff during preparation of meals, supervised staff during sanitation of kitchen equipment.
  • Cook, prep by order, time management, knowledge of kitchen equipment fryers, grill, steam line, etc.
  • Cleaned of ovens, grills, sinks, walls, floors, walk-in refrigerators and freezers and other heavy kitchen equipment.
  • Operate kitchen equipment, including meat slicer, mixer and stove, to prepare fruit, cookie and meat trays.
  • Prepare dough and other items as needed Responsible for keeping kitchen equipment and surfaces clean Perform duties assigned by kitchen managers
  • Washed dishes, utensils, as well as kitchen equipment such as pots, pans, measuring equipment, etc.
  • Prepare all food for cooks, make pizzas, appetizers, sauces, and also clean dishes and kitchen equipment.
  • Used proper procedures to clean and sanitize grills, pots, meat slicers, pans and all kitchen equipment.
  • Prepared a variety of food items for cooking on grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment.
  • Instructed all new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, the use of kitchen equipment and utensils.
  • Helped with preparing vegetables, meats and other foods for serving as well as cleaning kitchen equipment and utensils.
  • Prepare meals, assist and greet customer, clean and sanitize kitchen and kitchen equipment, provide satisfaction to customers

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2. Food Preparation

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Here's how Food Preparation is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Cleaned and maintained food preparation areas including cooking surfaces, utensils, and refrigeration equipment.
  • Provided excellent customer service, follow all regulations for food preparation, performed inventory
  • Analyzed food preparation flow processes and made recommendations for improvements as needed.
  • Cleaned and sanitized working areas before and after completing food preparation.
  • Interpreted and followed health department guidelines for food preparation and handling
  • Maintained food preparation areas and used sanitary food handling practices.
  • Cook Supervisor, First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
  • Experienced in proper food preparation according to company guidelines.
  • Follow recipes accurately and maintain food preparation processes.
  • Verified Sanitation of equipment in food preparation area.
  • Followed guidelines to ensure healthy food preparation.
  • Complete hot food preparation accurately and neatly.
  • Maintain clean, sanitary food preparation environment.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas and utensils.
  • Execute daily operation of food preparations.
  • Assist with food preparation, deliver quality food, coordinate customer orders with kitchen staff and offer a positive customer experience.
  • Skilled to use standard food preparation utensils and kitchen equipment and in maintaining food stations compliant with sanitation and hygienic regulations.
  • Worked in team environment in food preparation at a grill six days a week; cashiered; customer service role.
  • Train new employees for catering information, food preparation for service, pantry skills, and functioning of kitchen equipment.
  • Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces and utensils, Maintain sanitation, health and safety standards in work area.

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3. Salad Dressings

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Here's how Salad Dressings is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Created signature house salsas, assisted cooks by Preparing various side dishes, appetizers, signature salads and salad dressings.
  • Worked as a prep cook preparing sauces, salad dressings, burgers, soups, cheeses, and various toppings.
  • Assist in the preparation of meals by chopping vegetables, cooking meats, preparing salad dressings, and pasta.
  • Prepared, plated and designed all salads, desserts and appetizers (also made home-made salad dressings).
  • Prepared all appetizers, salads, salad dressings, and desserts from scratch derived from 3rd generation recipes.
  • Washed, peeled, and cut vegetables for entrees; produced homemade salad dressings, stocks and soups.
  • Prepped all veggies, portioned food, made desserts, salad dressings, bread, croutons.
  • Prepared from scratch stocks, soups, sauces, salad dressings, desserts and daily specials.
  • Prepare meats for sandwiches; prepare salads and salad dressings as well as other foods.
  • Prepared stock and soups, sauces, salad dressings, compound butters from scratch.
  • Put together house recipes, salad dressings, and prepped ingredient for menu items.
  • Created recipe for Honey Balsamic, Caesar, and Creamy Gorgonzola salad dressings.
  • Prepped food including shellfish, sauces, salad dressings, and deli meats/cheeses.
  • Prepare salad dressings, marinades and dipping sauces by using standardized recipes.
  • Prepare daily food items for salad bar, salad dressings and pizzas.
  • Keep area clean make sauces for the pasta and salad dressings.
  • Prepared sandwiches and salad dressings using the right measurements and ingredients.
  • Prepared salad dressings and sauces, cleaned and chopped vegetables.
  • Prepare all sauces, salad dressings, seafood and meats.
  • Cooked all house stocks and salad dressings for restaurant.

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4. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Provided excellent customer service, including greeting customers enthusiastically, cleaning and organizing the designated seating areas and food prep mechanisms.
  • Operated and serviced electronic cash register systems, while performing quality customer service.
  • Developed strong customer relationships and maintained excellent customer service in a fast paced environment
  • Performed customer service in dealing with customers questions and handling occasional returns/replacements.
  • Displayed excellent customer service and implemented strategies that increased speed and production.
  • Complimented for excellent customer service at food service stations and cash register areas
  • Provided outstanding customer service while taking food orders and conducting monetary transactions.
  • Focused and hardworking Catering Server with an exceptional customer service record.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills to a variety of different customers.
  • Interacted extensively with customers, delivering friendly, quality customer service.
  • Provided exceptional customer service and hospitality while serving in corporate cafeteria.
  • Performed customer service regarding menu items, nutritional information and services.
  • Experience in delivering exceptional customer service in fast-paced concession stand.
  • Provided excellent customer service while multitasking to assume multiple duties.
  • Provided customer service by taking customer orders and money transactions.
  • Delivered excellent customer service, contributing to friendly environment standard.
  • Provide excellent customer service as well a satisfying customer experience.
  • Exercised customer service skills by greeting customers preparing ordered meals.
  • Provided customer service and hospitality with the deliverance of coursed meals
  • Handled multiple responsibilities simultaneously while providing exceptional customer service.

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5. Prep Food

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Here's how Prep Food is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Prepare food orders in good timing and provide excellent tasting food, prep food, keep organized, stocked and clean.
  • Ensured compliance with menu, portioning, and presentation, assured all prep food was stocked and ready for line cooks.
  • Clean and stock work stations, prep food to be cooked and served, make orders as they come in.
  • Organize kitchen and prep food on a daily basis and in charge of planning and cooking two weekly dinners.
  • Cook varies types of food for guest, prep food for the next day or for special occasions.
  • Check in all incoming deliveries and put away, prep food and make menu items according to recipes
  • Prepare food without guidelines, prep food and clean kitchen and bar as well as stock bar.
  • Cook, prep foods, clean and sanitize, open and close restaurant, train new employees.
  • Prepare food made to order, Prep food for next day, cleaning, and special events.
  • Cook and prep food for college students at a timely orderly Manor and follow all safety rules
  • Make orders, cleaning and sanitizing work areas, work grill, prep food for next shift
  • Clean and sanitize dishes and pots for busy catering company also prep food for upcoming events
  • Prepare food for either breakfast and lunch or dinner also prep food for upcoming day!
  • Help service customers, wash dishes, put away order, serve and prep food.
  • Help prep food needed for students and staff for the days lunch and dinner.
  • Follow recipes, prep food for banquets, served over 700 people at once.
  • Cook and prep food before service, Maintain clean working area and impeccable hygiene.
  • Arrived early to cut and prep food for the night shift and next morning.
  • Bake deserts wrap for truck prep food for the next day sale pizzas to customers
  • Help prep food for that day as well as helping management when needed.

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6. Specific Food Items

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Here's how Specific Food Items is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Measured ingredients required for specific food items being prepared * Completed additional duties/tasks as assigned by Supervisor.
  • Completed all assigned prep work: measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared.
  • Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared.and I never really accomplished anything at popeyes besides being on time ever day
  • Washed, cut, and prepared food Measured ingredients required for specific food items to be prepared.
  • Measured ingredients required for specific food items being prepared and performed any other duties as deemed necessary by supervisor.
  • Promoted and implemented an effective marketing campaign for specific food items.

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7. Pizza Dough

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Here's how Pizza Dough is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Assisted in preparation of pizza dough 30-40 hours per week; acquired incoming deliveries and served in house and delivery orders.
  • Completed various tasks at a time such as: rolling out pizza dough, topping pizza, and cooking it.
  • Prepped pizza dough Inventory; to include first in and first out rotation Used kitchen equipment following safety guidelines
  • Assisted the cook making pizza dough, preparing pizzas for baking, chicken wings, wraps, etc.
  • Prepared pizza dough, cheese, pasta, and other food items for use during the day.
  • Prepared pizza dough, completed prep work for pizza toppings and made pizza's at customer's request
  • Hand stretched pizza dough, added toppings per restaurant specs to ensure a consistent high quality product.
  • Assisted in baking duties, including pizza dough, bread for service, and some pastries.
  • Prepared pizza dough, sauce, and toppings for various types of pizza to company specifications.
  • Prepared pizza sauce, pizza dough, salads, pasta dishes, and pasta sauce.
  • Key holder and store opener responsible for making bread, pizza dough and pasta daily.
  • Stretched pizza dough by hand and baked in a two tiered deck oven.
  • Line and prep cook including preparing pizza dough daily and extra as needed.
  • Prepped pizza dough prep and made pizza sauce under the direction of chef.
  • Prepped foods for service, cut veggies, fruits, rolled pizza dough.
  • Prepared Pizzas, Prepared Pizza Dough, Stock ingredients, Clean area.
  • Assisted in the preparation, pulling, and rotation of pizza dough.
  • Prepared all pizza dough, veggies, and cookie dough to package.
  • Prepare pizza dough that is freshly made and ready to be cooked.
  • Prepared ingredients such as pizza dough, sauce, and toppings.

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8. Dishwasher

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Here's how Dishwasher is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Prepare meals for 50+ Residents Dishwasher Housekeeping Skills Used Safety Conscious Customer Service Problem Solving Time Management
  • Served as dishwasher, cleaning glassware/flatware/dishes/pots/pans via hand and machine.
  • Performed custodial duties including dishwasher and emptying garbage receptacles.
  • Machine dishwasher Salad bar setup Cash Register Utility worker Cashier
  • Operated dishwasher or assist with washing, sterilizing dishes, glassware, silverware, utensils, pots, pans, etc.
  • Help the main Cooks prepare food Cooked specialty diets, 6 months experience dishwasher, prep vegetables and meat for cooking
  • Set up salad bar, prepped fries, burgers, in-house sauces, pizza dough and ran the dishwasher.
  • Hired, trained, and supervised all kitchen staff, including chefs, prep cooks, and dishwashers.
  • Washed pots and pans, operated dishwasher equipment, and cleaned all areas of the kitchen as needed.
  • Operate a dishwasher and close the kitchen-cleaning, recording temperatures, filling out sanitation logs and closing logs.
  • Worked as a dishwasher and prep cook, handled majority of the kitchen tasks and cleaning the restaurant.
  • Cashier, tray line, cold prep, patient services, dishwasher, transporter, stock and clean.
  • Cross trained as cashier, server, prep cook, dishwasher, and housekeeper, completing various assignments.
  • Cooked food if needed, App Cook, Saute Cook, Salad Station, Dishwasher for over time.
  • Prepare food, cook on the line, expo/runner, salad bar, bus tables, and dishwasher.
  • Cooked, prepped food, dishwasher, bus tables, greet customers, placed orders, handled cash.
  • Advanced from being a dishwasher by showing great leadership and was put in charge with title lead dishwasher.
  • Moved to the kitchen where I was trained as expo, fry cook/ salads, prep and dishwasher.
  • Started out as a dishwasher, moved to a waiter and ended up as a prep cook.
  • Started off as a dishwasher and stocking, and then worked my way to a prep cook.

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10. Cooking Surfaces

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Here's how Cooking Surfaces is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Performed general maintenance duties, including emptying grease traps, cooking surfaces, and utensils.
  • Cleaned kitchen, including counters, floors, cooking surfaces, freezers, and coolers.
  • Clean and disinfect cooking surfaces as needed in the prevention of cross contamination.
  • Maintained cleanliness in all cooking surfaces and areas.
  • Cleaned food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.Followed all established restaurant practices and procedures.
  • Cleaned food prep areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils, Verified that food meets requirements for quality and quantity.
  • Serve orders to customers at windows, counters, or tables.Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.
  • Answer the telephone promptly when called upon and provides friendly, helpful service to customers who call.Prepares the cooking surfaces.
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  • Clean food areas,cooking surfaces, ad utensils.
  • clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces and u tensils.

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11. Order Slips

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Here's how Order Slips is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Memorized customer requests, accurately filed order slips and inserted all relevant information reliably into breadcrumb/POS systems.
  • Read food order slips or receive verbal instructions as to food required by patron, and prepare and cook food accordingly.
  • Write guests food orders on order slips, memorize orders, or enter orders into computers for transmittal to kitchen staff.
  • Read food order slips and receive verbal instructions in order to prepare and cook food according to customers' satisfaction.
  • Read food order slips or receive verbal instruction per required ingredients needed for specific food item by patron.
  • Write patrons' food orders on order slips.
  • Managed all food order slips.
  • Read order slips and received verbal instructions in preparing food orders for customers Executed daily operations of all stations on line.
  • Organize order slips for chef, took orders from customers, and delivered their food in a timelymanner.
  • Read food order slips or receive verbal instructions Verify that prepared food meets requirements for quality and quantity.

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12. Storage Areas

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Here's how Storage Areas is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Maintained quality control and sanitation of food preparation and storage areas.
  • Assisted in the cleaning, sanitizing, and organization of kitchen, walk-in coolers/freezers, preparation areas, and dry-storage areas.
  • Selected food items from serving and storage areas and placed them in dishes, on serving trays and in takeout bags.
  • Maintain a clean work station and assists with the cleaning, sanitation, and organization of kitchen and all storage areas.
  • Completed station maintenance including, but not limited to, the walk-in refrigeration, prep, and dry storage areas.
  • Prepare ingredients for dinner service, prepare meal for employee, and maintain organization of food storage areas and sanitation.
  • Stored food in designated, labeled, and dated containers into the storage areas to prevent spoilage or cross contamination.
  • Returned all food items not used on next shift to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.
  • Assisted with cleaning, hygiene, and organization of kitchen, barge in coolers, and all storage areas.
  • Received and stored food supplies, equipment, and utensils in refrigerators, cupboards, and other storage areas.
  • Ensured the temperature of food in all storage areas, refrigerators and freezers were kept at correct level.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage as well as, to insure FIFO.
  • Assisted with the cleaning, sanitation and organization of the kitchen, walk-in coolers and all storage areas.
  • Selected requested food items from serving and storage areas and assembled items to place into a bag.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage; maintained cleanliness of kitchen area.
  • Received and stored food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage and cross contamination.
  • Stock cooler, freezer and dry storage areas when produce and paper goods arrive on truck.
  • Received store, and rotate all food / paper stock organization of all food storage areas.
  • Portioned, weighed, arranged and garnished food, and stored in proper storage areas.
  • Maintained kitchen, food prep and storage areas for standards of cleanliness and cross-contamination avoidance.

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13. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Directed kitchen prep operations-Food preparation-Kitchen safety procedures oversight-Supervised prep staff
  • Maintained the highest quality standards in food preparation while practicing food safety procedures according to policy and regulations.
  • Stored foods in designated areas, utilizing knowledge of temperature requirements and food safety procedures.
  • Practice, monitor, and reinforce food safety procedures according to policy and health/sanitation regulations
  • Followed implemented health and safety procedures pertaining to production and policy.
  • Maintained safety procedures according to company policies and regulations.
  • Maintained food safe handling procedures and equipment safety procedures.
  • Observed regulated sanitation and food safety procedures.
  • Maintained proper food and sanitary and safety procedures
  • Assisted with training new employees on the safety procedures as well as the food preparation techniques.
  • Cooked and prepared customer food orders while following proper food safety procedures and kept kitchen clean.
  • Operated a variety of cooking equipment such as flat tops and deep fryers following safety procedures.
  • Followed food safety procedures according to company policies, health, and sanitation regulations.
  • Understand and follow food safety procedures, and assist with receiving deliveries and ingredients.
  • Followed safety procedures to avoid personal injury and damage to the equipment.
  • Monitored proper food safety procedures, including cooling, reheating and safe storage
  • Maintain clean, sanitary work environment while follow proper safety procedures.
  • Trained in health and safety procedures, including cross contamination prevention.
  • Cook food and store food with food and safety procedures.
  • Followed excellent sanitation, food handling, and safety procedures.

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14. Customer Orders

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Here's how Customer Orders is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Prepared daily menu items, prepared customer orders, performed restaurant janitorial services, and ensured customer satisfaction
  • Take customer orders and expedite orders nutritious and wholesome complete with an impeccable presentation.
  • Completed cooking requirements for varied types of customer orders with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Carried out prepping a variety of dishes according to customer orders/supervisor instructions.
  • Prepared a variety of foods according to customer orders following approved procedures.
  • Processed customer orders and assisted customers with personal selections.
  • Prepared seafood specials as well as assisted customer orders
  • Processed customer orders requiring attention to detail.
  • Interfaced with customers to identify customer orders.
  • Prepare food items needed for completing customer orders
  • Prepared all customer orders quickly and efficiently.
  • Prepared and delivered customer orders.
  • Opened and closed the store, prepared inventory, cashiered, fulfilled customer orders, responsible for cleanliness of the facility.
  • Answer phones to take orders, prepare and cook customer orders, keep prep coolers stocked, general cleaning, misc duties
  • Demonstrate leadership skills managing the operation of the service line by ensuring to quality check customer orders according to their need.
  • Provided customer orders, suggested weekly specials in order to consistently achieve sales objectives, daily balanced cash and charge receipts.
  • Cashiered, took customer orders, took multiple types of tender for payment, and gave correct change on cash orders.
  • Prepare hot and cold dishes clean and sanitize my workstation take customer orders and complete the stock shelves with the prepared foods
  • Cash handling, ringing in customer orders, taking pick up orders over the phone, keeping track of credit slips.
  • Stock Restaurant and Bar Assist with Customer Orders Prep and Stock line Open Prep and Shut Down Sunday Brunches Restaurant Maintenance

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15. Mix Ingredients

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Here's how Mix Ingredients is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Mix ingredients for salads, Wash, peel and cut various food to prepare for cooking and serving, Assembly lines preparation/work
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients in cording to the recipes * Inspect food preparation and serving areas
  • Read recipes, mix ingredients, weigh, measure, portion and pan up dishes for production.
  • Mix ingredients for specialty items such as Oyster Rockefeller, sauces, batters, etc.
  • Weighed, evaluated, mix ingredients, set-up stations, & operated all kitchen appliances.
  • Mix ingredients for fresh salads, fruit salads, and pastas salads.
  • Weigh and mix ingredients where applicable, wash and prepare vegetables.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to menu specs.
  • Measure and mix ingredients to make baguette, croissants and danish.
  • Mix ingredients such as biscuit or chicken batters.
  • Mix ingredients such as our fried batter mix.
  • Mix ingredients again for next day s use.
  • Mix ingredients such as hush puppy batter.
  • Estimate food quantities and mix ingredients.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes Clean work areas, equipment, utensils, and dishes.
  • Weigh or measure ingredients Mix ingredients for green salads, fruit salads, vegetable salads, and pasta salads.
  • Weigh, measure and mix ingredients following prep cook handbook, including portioning, chopping, and storing food.
  • Mix ingredients such as special sauces Wash, cut, and prepare foods designated for cooking.
  • Mix ingredients such salsa, guacamole, and pico de Gallo.
  • Weigh, measure,and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgement.

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16. Knife

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Here's how Knife is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Experienced knife handler and culinary artist
  • Greeted customers and assisted them as needed for special needs* Prepared food using excellent knife skills, maintained serving areas including cleaning
  • Work in extreme heat, work efficiently at a fast pace, Knife skills, Baking and pasties, and problem solving
  • Performed all duties asked involving skilled knife work, line setup, and setting up our cafeteria/m- st prep area.
  • Utilized excellent knife skills to chop, slice, julienne, and dice all ingredients needed for salads and entrees.
  • Prepared all produce and meats in Mediterranean style, utilizing precise knife skills and speed, prior to meal services.
  • Utilized excellent and precise knife skills to chop and prepare various types of vegetables to prepare various types of salads
  • Maintained accurate food control/portions, taught coworkers new cooking techniques and knife skills, assisted in cleaning and stocking.
  • Utilized various knife techniques to chop, dice, julienne vegetables, carve and grind meats and fillet fish.
  • Learn different techniques regarding different skills such as proper knife usage along with how to cook different foods.
  • Prepared food using knife cuts and knife skills, processed food orders, served food, and bused tables
  • Maintain Quality and effectiveness in a high paced kitchen with precise knife cuts and consistent presentation and taste.
  • Gained a tremendous amount of experience with my knife skills thanks to stations like salads and grill.
  • Ensured proper knife usage for chopping and slicing to ensure accurately following recipes and completing orders.
  • Utilized excellent knife skills to chop produce, and operate deli slicer to prepare various meats.
  • Improved knife skills and learned to schedule and prioritize kitchen tasks for more efficient food handling.
  • Utilize excellent knife skills to chop, dice, julienne and slice all required food products.
  • Knife skills in portioning fish, chicken, beef, chopping carrots, potatoes ECT.
  • Butchered a wide variety of meats and seafood, developing good knife and portioning skills.
  • Prepped different foods and sauces to the lead chef's taste and utilized knife skills.

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17. Kitchen Areas

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Here's how Kitchen Areas is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Maintained a sanitized and orderly workstation and kitchen areas.
  • Follow all general health sanitation regulations, preparation of kitchen areas, salad bar, and soup kettles.
  • Ensured high standards of sanitation and cleanliness were maintained throughout the kitchen areas at all times.
  • Clean and organize eating, service, and kitchen areas Sanitation duties General labor as requested
  • Job Duties: Prep all food and cleaned all kitchen areas as well as lobby.
  • Ensured kitchen areas are clean and sanitize after meals are prepared daily.
  • Clean and organized dining, storage, and kitchen areas.
  • Cleaned and organized Dining Room, Service and Kitchen areas.
  • Maintained cleanliness and order of the kitchen areas.
  • Washed dishes, moped and swept kitchen areas.
  • Maintained eating, service, and kitchen areas.
  • Maintained cleanliness of all prep n kitchen areas.
  • Maintain facilities, dinning and kitchen areas.
  • Sanitize work station and other kitchen areas.
  • Prepare the food for the day and keep the kitchen areas clean.
  • Accept payment from customers, and make change as necessary.Clean and organize eating, service, and kitchen areas.
  • Assisted Chef in preparation of various meats and vegetables for cooking Served clients, maintained cleanliness of kitchen areas.
  • Cleaned and organized eating, service, and kitchen areas Cleaned and sterilized equipment and facilities
  • Assisted with food preparation Maintained a high standard of hygiene within the kitchen areas
  • Time and temperature log's, clean-up the kitchen areas according to State ordinance

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18. Clean Bathrooms

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Here's how Clean Bathrooms is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Maintain cleanliness of the bar area, mop floor, clean bathrooms and take out waste and washed dishes.
  • Greet customers, seat guests, check and clean bathrooms, keep restaurant clean and guests happy
  • Cashier and customer service, bus all tables and clean bathrooms.
  • Open and close the restaurant and clean bathrooms in the morning.
  • Organize produce, wash dishes, and clean bathrooms.
  • Closed kitchen, and clean bathrooms.
  • Clean bathrooms and dining area.
  • Cook the burgers and make the food & Clean bathrooms & main floors.
  • General duties to include sweeping, mopping, bussing tables, clean bathrooms, toilets and deep cleaning.
  • Cook ,Prep salads, Fries, Clean bathrooms, cleaned outside did fantastic job at a fast paste
  • Keep area clean prep food make biscuits ,cook chicken and clean bathrooms and lobby
  • clean bathrooms every night refilling toilet paper and soap and paper towels.
  • Clean bathrooms, mop floors , also take orders and prepare orders.
  • Clean bathrooms, cafeteria, buffet tables clean waitress iles.
  • Cook,prep,wash dishes clean bathrooms and outside grounds
  • Clean bathrooms for comtums to have a clean restroom.
  • Clean bathrooms and drive thru area.
  • Prepare meals Wash Dishes Clean Bathrooms Mop floors
  • Prepared food Serve students meals Cleaned Cafeteria Clean bathrooms Maintained a safe clean work environment.
  • Prepare food Wash Dishes Sweep Floors Clean Bathrooms Clean the Lobby Stock Supplies

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19. Line Cooks

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Here's how Line Cooks is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Communicate effectively with kitchen manager and line cooks.
  • Prepare dishes for sale; Make food for line cooks; Prepare and Make food for catering; Stock and Maintain line
  • Portioned, baked, cooked and prepared pastas, side dishes and soups to assist the Line Cooks with their orders.
  • Prepare soups and sauces, cook and chill pasta, setup line for line cooks, and prep ingredients for the line
  • Prepared various foods for the line cooks to prepare including various sauces, meats, salads, salad dressings and sandwiches.
  • Advanced to arrangement and plating of entrees as an expo and acted as a back up to the line cooks.
  • Prepare food for line cooks, make salads and desserts, arrange cooked food on plates, and clean work areas
  • Prepared menu items for line cooks by following specific directions and recipes, while providing professional and friendly customer service.
  • Prepared side dishes, sole, desserts and other items for the line cooks to ensure a smooth dinner service.
  • Based on a daily prep list, I prepare various foods to be ready for the line cooks and chefs.
  • Prepare quantities of food required according to recipe, plan production, and coordinate with chef and line cooks.
  • Follow all recipe sheets and make all food as it is being called from the line cooks to sell.
  • Float to different stations (EX: Dishwashers, Pizza Makers, Line Cooks) helping where needed most.
  • Keep main items ready for line cooks and also to make plenty more prep for the next day!
  • Prepared food for and worked alongside line cooks while maintaining a sanitary service environment in a fast-paced environment.
  • Prepare food for line cooks, clean, organize, and maintain kitchen areas to health department standards
  • Prepared various food ingredients so that the chefs, line cooks or pastry chef could cook them.
  • Portioned the meats and side items and stored them in the walk-in cooler for the line cooks.
  • Prepare food for line cooks, follow recipes, cook pizzas in open fire oven, expo food
  • Ensured a supply of clean and ready dish supplies for line cooks, servers, and bartenders.

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20. High Volume

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Here's how High Volume is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Worked effectively in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment while maintaining consistent balance of presentation plating for high volume dishes.
  • Maintained a high precedence for customer service while simultaneously experiencing high volumes and fast paced operations.
  • Manage high volume orders and communicate effectively in high stress environment.
  • Greeted customers, taking and processing orders in high volume, diverse, high energy environment while providing excellent customer service.
  • Followed proper safety procedures; Maintained a clean and well stocked station during high volume periods of service; Assisted preparing orders
  • Worked in a high volume buffet establishment as a prep cook, while working and being paid as a cook occasionally.
  • Developed the ability to handle high volume and fast paced work environment as well as build a team work mentality.
  • Prepared fresh produce and performed high volume portioning and plating of produce and proteins for use on the line.
  • Stocked, cleaned, and sorted meats, fish, and vegetables for the day for high volume restaurant.
  • Prepared high volume of chicken meals and ensured prep, service and kitchen areas were clean and sanitized.
  • Selected by upper management to help control the pace of stations and meet the high volume of clientele.
  • Cut, portion, measure, and sort ingredients to follow recipes while baking high volume of pastries.
  • Produced food following recipes to maintain quality control as a secondary line cook for high volume restaurant.
  • Received and put away all food for a high volume restaurant averaging over 1000 covers daily.
  • Executed all areas of pastry production for a high volume famous bakery on TLC Cupcake Wars.
  • Prepared salad, appetizer, and dessert items for a high volume, family style restaurant.
  • Prepare meals in a high volume kitchen with excellent precision according to the chef s specifications.
  • Specialize in Grill, running service with quality and efficiency during high volume $1000+ hours.
  • Work as part of a diverse team in an energetic, fast paced high volume environment.
  • Assisted a high volume of customers in person and over telephone in a fast paced restaurant.

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21. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Focused on employee cooperation and communication to maintain a well-organized, safe environment.
  • Maintained clean and safe environment in the kitchen, bathrooms, building exterior, and parking lot, dumpster and sidewalk.
  • Prepared food to be delivered to patients in the hospital in a timely matter, maintained a clean and safe environment.
  • Maintain a safe environment and clean pots, pans, dishes, utensils, and other cooking equipment as needed.
  • Ensured that the kitchen is kept clean to maintain a safe environment to both work and cook in.
  • Stocked and unloaded food items into the fridge and freezer while maintaining a clean and safe environment.
  • Handled products and equipment in accordance with food safety and safety guidelines to ensure a safe environment.
  • Summer Staff: Build relationships with youth and create a safe environment for youth.
  • Performed janitorial duties to maintain a clean and safe environment for employees and customers.
  • Worked closely with team members and customers to produce a positive and safe environment.
  • Set up camp, prepped meals, and maintained a clean and safe environment.
  • Maintained a safe environment in the kitchen adhering to all health and safety regulations.
  • End of the day made sure my work place was food sanitize food safe environment
  • Cleaned and maintained my place of business, while ensuring a safe environment.
  • Maintained a clean, safe environment for the children to play and learn.
  • Maintained work area clean and in a safe environment following health standard.
  • Prepare orders, supervising volunteer, provide costumer friendly and safe environment.
  • Cooked cleaned and made sure to keep a clean and safe environment.
  • Maintained a clean and safe environment white prepping and preparing food properly.
  • Cleaned food preparation equipment and work area to ensure a safe environment

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22. Timely Fashion

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Here's how Timely Fashion is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Controlled daily order expedition in timely fashion.
  • Worked as prep cook for the establishment where I was responsible for executing my duties in a quick and timely fashion.
  • Make sandwiches, record temperatures of products Ina timely fashion while maintaining a clean and sanitary work area.
  • Lead a team of co-workers on the completion of daily tasks in an orderly and timely fashion.
  • Cook meals n a timely fashion, prep any food that needs prepping.
  • Prepared orders upon request in a quick timely fashion.
  • Maintain order rotations in a quick and timely fashion.
  • Cooked and prepared entrees in timely fashion.
  • Serve customer in timely fashion.
  • Cooked/prepared food properly in a timely fashion, using safety precautions.
  • Executed culinary and pastry assignments in a timely fashion.
  • Worked as part of a team to complete orders in a timely fashion, and provide excellent customer service to guests.
  • Prepared fresh food to be cooked by order such as chicken shrimp hot dogs and various stews in a timely fashion
  • Excelled at the server functions by ensuring food was delivered in a timely fashion and in accordance with customer demands.
  • Monitored ticket times and worked with Team Members to ensure food preparation activities are executed in a timely fashion.
  • Follow instruction from Chef Bridges, Chef Liz, as well put forth acceptable product in a timely fashion.
  • Prepare popular items and other needed items to ensure customer's food can be prepared in a timely fashion.
  • Make sure goods was delivered to set destination on time and set up in a timely fashion.
  • Prepared meat and salad for the restaurant in a timely fashion according to the proper procedures.
  • Lead cook organized and managed food line for entrees to be made in a timely fashion.

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23. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Prepared food items according to menu specifications; followed all safety and quality standards according to policies
  • Ensured food consistently met presentation and quality standards.
  • Oversee food preparation for adherence to quality standards
  • Stimulated high quality standards through analyzing/training employees.
  • Prepared all the prep work for soups, salads, sauces and entrees with recipes, quality standards and presentation standers.
  • Wash dishes to an exceptional standard of sanitation * Deliver dishes to proper location within kitchen * Ensure quality standards
  • Prepared meals in accordance with the portion and quality standards specified to control food usage and minimize waste.
  • Conducted final check on the quality standards maintained in the food items before being served to the customers.
  • Inspect equipment, cold meats, seafood, and produce to ensure product quality standards are met.
  • Followed recipe guidelines, weighed, measured, and mixed ingredients according to quality standards and checklists.
  • Understand and adhere to all quality standards, formulas and procedures as outlined in the Operations Manual.
  • Comply with all portion sizes, quality standards, department rules, policies and procedures.
  • Received deliveries, stored food items, and rotated stock to maintain quality standards.
  • Observe team members to ensure quality standards were being met by them as well.
  • Prepared and cooked food in keeping with recipes, quality standards and presentation standards.
  • Follow a given recipe and quality standards to properly prepare restaurant menu items.
  • Comply with standards of cooking methods, quality standards, policies and procedures.
  • Ensured that all food served are arranged properly and met quality standards.
  • Set up and prep cook for front line orders per quality standards.
  • Comply with and monitor quality standards for incoming ingredients and finished foods.

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24. People

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Here's how People is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Utilized people skills to mediate customer and co-worker concerns and disagreements
  • Cook for 800 to 1000 people a day I know how to follow recipes work well with others and very dependable!
  • Apportioned and served food to 300+ people daily Cooked food stuffs according to menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions.
  • Cooked for multiple people on a service line while conversing with students and cooking their food to their desired specifications.
  • Cut and prepped food for hundreds of people daily, cooked, prepared meals catered for up to 10,000 people.
  • Work as part of a team on the preparation and execution of large catered events up to 400 people.
  • Prepared food in catering operation for large corporate, private, and concert events with up to 1,500 people.
  • Created a system that allows for the morning shift to function with only three people instead of four people.
  • Cooked for separate buffet inside RW casino as well as for banquet functions for up to 350 people.
  • Assist customers with any issues, order food when needed and delegate placement of people if help is needed
  • Based in Seymour, Indiana, this full service buffet style restaurant employs about 20 people in Madison.
  • Cook food for banquets and receptions for a large group of people in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Prepared food for catering events (30- 300 people) * Waitresses at catering events * Received cake orders
  • People looked up to me so they came to me if they had problems in the cooking area.
  • Cooked dinner under the supervision of the chef or one of the managers for 70 - 150 people.
  • Pack and prepare for off-site parties of up to 500 people including food, equipment and supplies.
  • Job duties included cooking, cleaning, and inventory stocking for approximately 30 people at a convent.
  • Prepared and presented several specialty luncheons, dinners and picnics ranging from 15 to over 100 people.
  • Work with team of five people to delegate evening tasks and maintain safe and sanitary working environment.
  • Prepared and cooked food for the staff of thirty to forty people daily without any supervision.

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25. Cooking Ingredients

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Here's how Cooking Ingredients is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Maintained raw inventory levels of cooking ingredients and utensils.
  • Prepared cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables/herbs.
  • Prepare cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat, prepare simple dishes such as salads, entrees etc.
  • Measured ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking, preparing cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables and cutting meats.
  • Prepared all cooking ingredients (washing, chopping and cutting), stocking and setting up stations with necessary supplies.
  • Prepare cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, follow company recipes to season and marinate chicken and meats.
  • Prepare cooking ingredients, wash and chop vegetables, cut meat, reduce sauces, parboiling food etc.
  • Prepare cooking ingredients, wash, chop, and prep vegetables, fruit, and shellfish.
  • Prepare cooking ingredients such as meats and vegetables by means of chopping, dicing etc.
  • Prepared cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, meats, salads, parboiling food.
  • Prepare cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat etc.
  • Prepare cooking ingredients, washing & chopping vegetables, cutting me etc.
  • Prepare cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, grating cheese etc.
  • Assist in preparing and cooking ingredients according to the prep list.
  • Supported facility cook by washing, cleaning and preparing cooking ingredients.
  • Prepared cooking ingredients throughout the grand opening of the restaurant.
  • Prepared cooking ingredients and labeled and stocked all ingredients.
  • Prepared cooking ingredients and simple dishes.
  • Prepare cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat etc.Managed a high-volume workload within a deadline-driven environment.
  • Prepare cooking ingredients: washing, chopping, cutting etc.Undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food etc.

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26. Sous

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Here's how Sous is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Prepped food in the line for Sous Chef, Grill Master, and Executive Chef to prepare for guests and clients.
  • Assisted in training new employees and interns, ran kitchen activities with the absence of the executive chef and sous chef.
  • Worked under Sous chef direction, Food Preparation, Assisted with training of new hires on the use of kitchen equipment.
  • Performed any additional tasks as requested by the Executive Chef, Sous Chef, or my fellow line mates as needed.
  • Coordinated with chef and sous-chef to make sure all prep work was done in a timely and consistent manner.
  • Shadowed Sous Chef and Executive Chef closely to improve on culinary skills while implementing new creations of my own.
  • Assisted pastry station co-workers when help was needed and assisted sous chefs and executive chefs in catering events.
  • Trained with the Sous Chefs, Line Chefs and Prep Cooks at a well-known casual dining restaurant.
  • Obtained promotion to Sous chef due to strong work ethic, culinary skill, and demonstrative behavior.
  • Delegated tasked to ensure all daily prep are completed in accordance to the Sous chefs standard.
  • Follow direct orders from Sous chef, Development of more skills and introduction to sauce making.
  • Communicate with Sous Chefs to minimize labor and waste and ensure accuracy of quantities and recipes.
  • Assisted sous chefs with prepping for entrees and appetizers as well as prepping some desserts.
  • Worked with Chef, Sous Chef, and wait staff to ensure proper food production.
  • Perform additional responsibilities, as requested by the Chef, Sous Chef at any time.
  • Follow daily banquet event orders and assist with additional duties assigned by Sous Chef.
  • Assisted both Executive and Sous Chef in all preparations for lunch and dinner services.
  • Complete any special assignments as directed by the Executive Sous Chef or Chef Partner/Owner.
  • Assisted Executive Sous Chef in production of breads and desserts for daily specials.
  • Conduct any other assignment as instructed by the Executive Chef or Sous Chef.

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27. Meal Trays

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Here's how Meal Trays is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Set up for hot and cold stations and salad bar, placed meal trays on assembly line for serving.
  • Assist with taking the orders from in-house patient, and deliver meal trays to the patient's rooms.

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28. Personal Judgment

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Here's how Personal Judgment is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Cooked food according to recipes and personal judgment and regulated temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.
  • Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.orders and at point of sale.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment.
  • Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.Serve customers in eating places that specialize in fast service.
  • Regulated temperature of ovens and grills Responsible for cooking foods sufficiently and according to recipes, personal judgment and experience.
  • Washed, peeled, and cut various foods Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes or personal judgment.

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29. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Performed basic project management and customer service responsibilities as part of the kitchen staff for special events at James Madison University.
  • Prepared a wide array of foods according to customer requests for special events (weddings, fundraisers, etc.)
  • Assisted Executive Chef and Pastry Chef as needed in producing pastries for special events at private facility for 100-1200 guests.
  • Planned lunch, dinner and drink menus, as well as special menus for in-house special events and catering.
  • Wash Dishes, Setup of buffet for weekly food service and special events, and prep food for service
  • Cook for U of I Catering Service for weddings, football games and all types of special events.
  • Open the restaurant, prep food for hundreds of customers, special events, holidays and general dinning.
  • Acted as prep cook in banquet facilities serving large quantities of food for weddings and special events.
  • Prepared meals for guest and special events hosted by the hotel and the State House Convention Center.
  • Prepared food for special events held in the restaurant, including receptions, promotions and corporate luncheons.
  • Performed daily food preparation for catering needs as well as provided banquet server services at special events.
  • Carve and trim meats for hot or cold service and help with special events when needed.
  • Worked as a team with other employees to prepare food for weddings and other special events.
  • Prepared variety of soups, sauces and dressings and helped in designing menu for special events.
  • Managed food delivery for 100+ guests for special events Maintained daily cleanliness of broiler and fryers.
  • Prepare and cook good quality food for resident, staff and special events at the facility.
  • Served as a bartender and cashier at special events and prepared and set up food daily.
  • Work on floor for special events; carve meats, work pasta stations, etc.
  • Opened kitchen for breakfast once a week and helped to organize facility for special events.
  • Prepared food and served clients for sit-down dinners, cocktail parties, and other special events

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30. Orderly Kitchen

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Here's how Orderly Kitchen is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Prepared meals for large meetings/conventions while maintaining clean/orderly kitchen.
  • Maintained clean and orderly kitchen> Prepared food and products for restaurant and catering events> Cross trained on all work stations
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash, sweep and mop floors.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash etc.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by sanitizing work spaces, sweeping, and mopping.
  • Maintained a clean and orderly kitchen, washed dishes, sanitized surfaces, emptied trash
  • Maintain clean and orderly kitchen by complying with nutrition and sanitary guidelines.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen at all times.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by sanitizing surfaces.
  • Maintained orderly kitchen inventory of supplies and food products.
  • Maintained clean and orderly kitchen work area.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, and sanitizing surfaces between each product that crossed my work areas.
  • Rotated and kept all foods and supplies stocked Maintained a clean and orderly kitchen work area at all times.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes Label food with dates and temperature.
  • Maintain a clean an orderly kitchen by washing dishes an taking trash out.
  • Prepared vegetables, meats, and side dishes while maintaining an orderly kitchen.
  • Prepared/served salads and desserts Maintained an orderly kitchen environment Cleaned kitchen and equipment
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes sanitizing surfaces taking out trash.Accomplishments Achieve the targets of quality and hygiene.
  • Cut meats and prepare other ingredients for front of store.Responsible taking inventory of stock.Maintaining a clean and orderly kitchen

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31. Kitchen Utensils

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Here's how Kitchen Utensils is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Maintained clean and orderly checkout area and completed other general kitchen utensils/equipment sanitation duties.
  • Maintained and distributed utterly clean cutlery and other kitchen utensils.
  • Maintained and organized kitchen utensils.
  • Used various kitchen utensils and equipment
  • Cleaned and sanitized kitchen utensils, dishes, and equipment to ensure a safe and quality product.
  • Operated a variety of kitchen utensils and equipment for food product cooking, serving and storing.
  • Weighed, measured, and mixed ingredients according to recipes using a myriad of kitchen utensils.
  • Supervised; the cleaning and collection techniques of tableware, kitchen utensils, and appliances.
  • Performed sanitation around kitchen and meat room area: work area and kitchen utensils.
  • Use of ovens tilt skillets fryers and other kitchen utensils including Hobart mixer.
  • Prepared and portioned food according to recipe using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Wash dishes clean and sanitize kitchen utensils.stock shelves of cooked and uncooked food.
  • Utilized kitchen utensils to include chopping knives, meat slicers and vegetable grinders.
  • Use ingredients according to recipes, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Received and stored food supplies, equipment, and other kitchen utensils.
  • Cleaned and sterilized dishes, kitchen utensils, equipment, and facilities.
  • Operate kitchen utensils and equipment such as weighing scales and mixing machines.
  • Wash Kitchen utensils and equipment, made sure it is sanitized.
  • Cleaned food preparation equipment, kitchen utensils and work surfaces.
  • Cleaned all kitchen utensils, plates, pots and pans

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32. Verbal Instructions

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Here's how Verbal Instructions is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Read monitors & received verbal instructions as to food requirements by patrons, and prepared food according to instructions.
  • Set up and preparation of all food items according to Chef's written or verbal instructions.
  • Prepared daily food items, and cooked simple foods according to recipe or verbal instructions.
  • Administered verbal instructions and performed all cooking as per instructions.
  • Prepared dishes following recipes or verbal instructions.
  • follow written and verbal instructions from manager.

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33. New Items

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Here's how New Items is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Offered product samples to help customers discover new items or products.
  • Enjoyed making suggestions for new items to make.
  • Stock new items on truck delivery days.
  • Helped bring new items on the menu also planned menu for the upcoming months and placed orders with vendors.
  • rotate stock when placing new items on shelf or in fridge/freezer.
  • Present menus and promote any new items .

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34. Food Warmers

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Here's how Food Warmers is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Placed food trays under food warmers, so that the food arrives in good conditions at the table.
  • Placed food trays over food warmers for immediate service, or store them in refrigerated storage cabinets.
  • Take and record the temperature of food and over food warmers of immediate service.
  • Set up counter and steam tables; replenish food warmers as needed.
  • Place hot foods in food warmers for service.
  • Fired up grills and food warmers.
  • Place food trays under food warmers.
  • Cooked and served meals in accordance with planned menu Placed food trays over food warmers for immediate service.

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35. Kitchen Tools

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Here's how Kitchen Tools is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Include proficiently being able to utilize a wide range of kitchen tools and utensils, include chopping knives and vegetables grinders.
  • Utilized a wide range of kitchen tools and utensils, including broilers, grills, chopping knives and vegetable grinders.
  • Prepared meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items for cooking using a variety of kitchen tools.
  • Utilize a wide range of kitchen tools and utensils including knives, robot coupe, slicer, and mixer.
  • Prepared food, utilized a wide range of kitchen tools such as knives, grinders, and food processors.
  • Light cooking duties includes utilization of kitchen tools and utensils, including knives, cutters, and grinders.
  • Demonstrated culinary skills which included proficiently being able to utilize a wide range of kitchen tools and utensils.
  • Inform supervisors when the ingredients stock is getting low or when kitchen tools do not work properly.
  • Utilized a wide range of kitchen tools and utensils to assist in the preparation of meals.
  • Skilled in time management and able to utilize a wide variety of kitchen tools and utensils.
  • Prepared food for grill line and salad bar, helped assemble and disassemble kitchen tools.
  • Arranged for kitchen tools and ingredients and kept cooking stations clean at all times.
  • Used wide range of kitchen tools and utensils such as chopping knives and grinders.
  • Trained kitchen staff on how to use kitchen tools and properly store food.
  • Utilized of kitchen tools and utensils including chopping knives and vegetable grinders.
  • Demonstrated proper knowledge of kitchen tools, equipment and safety techniques.
  • Cleaned kitchen tools, utensils, equipment, dishes.
  • Utilize a wide range of kitchen tools and utensils.
  • Use multiple kitchen tools and hand and eye coordination
  • Used a large variety of professional kitchen tools.

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36. Dinner Service

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Here's how Dinner Service is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Supported the main service line for breakfast, lunch, and dinner services of three main restaurants within the club house.
  • Have done services such as stir fry and carving stations and many banquet events with over 300 platted dinner service.
  • Worked together with other kitchen staff to ensure that food is prepared for breakfast, lunch, and dinner service.
  • Called all orders and servers to pick up orders Prep for dinner service Place garnishes on plates Prepped potatoes before service
  • Supervised employees in the dining room Prepped food for lunch and dinner service Served food during the lunch and dinner shifts
  • Wash, peel, cut, chop, slice and prepare/cook items for breakfast, lunch and dinner service.
  • Set the dining room for dinner and after dinner service, I set for the following morning's breakfast.
  • Prepared seed to table dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner services for guests of the resort.
  • Cleaned kitchen for the next dinner service and sometimes cleared and cleaned tables in the main dining hall.
  • Earned an embroidered chef coat for excellence in dinner service and another chef coat for Prep Cook Champion.
  • Ensured that kitchen was fully stocked and that all stations were prepared for lunch and dinner services.
  • Prepare all foods for lunch and dinner service including appetizers, salads, entrees, and desserts.
  • Cut and prepare all vegetables and meets prior to all breakfast, lunch, and dinner services.
  • Prepared all food items in a 30-seat Soul Food restaurant with lunch and dinner services.
  • Prepare all prep items for lunch and dinner service including fabricating whole cuts of beef.
  • Adhered to company standards for daily preparation of lunch and dinner service to ensure quality.
  • Prepared all soups, sauces, stocks, and desserts for lunch and dinner service.
  • Prepped various ingredients for dinner, and dinner services - Provided pastries for work events.
  • Assisted guests with menu choices, Prepared and broke down salad bar for dinner services.
  • Prepared the food and sauces for the lunch and dinner services for 700 guests.

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37. Cold Food Items

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Here's how Cold Food Items is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Prepared all cold food items and desserts consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Prepped cold food items for catered events, such as weddings, cooperate events, and personal parties.
  • Prepare ingredients for dishes by slicing and dicing vegetables and by making salads and cold food items.
  • Prepare a variety of foods including meat, seafood, poultry, vegetables and cold food items.
  • Prepared both hot and cold food items for the food bar.
  • Prepared Hot and Cold Food Items per Customer Request.
  • Designed menus and recipes for cold food items.
  • Prepare hot and cold food items following recipes.
  • Prepare and serve hot and cold food items.
  • Prepare & Organize cold food items.
  • Prepare hot and cold food items for hot food line and salad bar in food court in Hospital Cafeteria.
  • Set up for banquet events Prepared large fruit and vegetable displays Prepared hot and cold food items
  • Greet Customers Take Orders Prep Hot/Cold food items Clean tables and seat customers

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38. Fifo

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Here's how Fifo is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Stock rotate FIFO style make sure station is clean and fully stocked at start, during, and after your shift.
  • Assist with banquets meals for an average of 200 residents * Organize work station, rotate food according to FIFO.
  • Operated kitchen machinery and equipment as well as practicing the FIFO (First in First Out) refrigeration organization method.
  • Insured proper food storage (FIFO) with cleanliness, safe food practices and adherence to State Health Department standards.
  • Shelve all non-perishable food items in dry pantry using FIFO method the same with donated refrigerated and frozen items.
  • Stock, organize, and maintain food cooler conditions; specific to dates and rotation (FIFO).
  • Consolidated the walk-ins regularly and used the FIFO system when it came to putting away produce and proteins.
  • Follow all DOH, HACCP, FIFO rules and regulations pertaining to serving safe food to customers.
  • Take inventory as well as orders that come in on deliveries and then perform the FIFO method.
  • Worked as a cashier and prep cook, often assisting with inventory using the FIFO process.
  • Cover, date and correctly store all bits and pieces and food prep items utilizing FIFO.
  • Organized work station, rotate food items according to FIFO, and clean areas after use.
  • Put away product that is delivered, label and organize in designated area using the FIFO system
  • Used organizational skills to regularly stock the sub case and utilized the FIFO method for inventory.
  • Keep cooler clean and make sure FIFO and dates are on all items in cooler.
  • Rotate & restock produce and deli using (FIFO) first in first out technique.
  • Adhere to sanitation/safety and regular food rotation using FIFO (first in first out).
  • Restocked bread racks, freezer and coolers using FIFO system at end of daily shift.shipping/receiving/material handler
  • Maintained FIFO setup with the display cold case, and ensured a sanitary work environment.
  • Rotated all items in the food area of the hotel daily using FIFO system.

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39. Different Types

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Here's how Different Types is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Prepped different types of food before opening of restaurant; followed all food safety practices; maintained a clean work space
  • Included: measuring, weighing, dividing foods into portions and mixing all different types of foods and ingredients.
  • Prepare and portion foods, deal with different types of customers, clean, and serve food.
  • Used the grills to cook various different types of food to include chicken, hamburgers, etc.
  • Cut and portion different types of meat and prepare different foods from the menu and follow recipes.
  • Interacted with guests and answering questions regarding the different types of food offered on the buffet line.
  • Worked on the grill station making various different types of dishes for our clients at Morgan Stanley.
  • Cook different types of meats on a flat top grill as well as a flame grill.
  • Cut and portioned different types of meat in accordance to the deli's specifications.
  • Prepared different types of food from the menu, following carefully the recipes.
  • Prepared different types of salads daily did inventory of things need daily.
  • Measured and mixed ingredients according to recipe using different types of equipment.
  • Steam, fried and broiled foods and meats of different types.
  • Restock, clean, while operating different types of kitchen machinery.
  • Chop lettuce ....make different types of salads ...clean work area
  • Prepared different types of food and assisted chef with parties.
  • Tended bar for many occasions and different types of people.
  • Head chef would have us make different types of foods.
  • Prepare different types of foods and desserts for parties.
  • Assisted in making different types of fresh pastas.

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40. Sanitation Guidelines

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Here's how Sanitation Guidelines is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Maintained a sanitary environment ensuring that all food safety and sanitation guidelines were exceeded.
  • Maintained work area and equipment in accordance with sanitation guidelines and Health-Department standards.
  • Managed inventory and storage of food by following proper procedures and sanitation guidelines.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of food safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines.
  • Follow sanitation guidelines and standards.
  • Follow prep list, label and stock, maintain clean kitchen, ensure stored properly, comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines
  • Experienced with knife handling, food handling, station setup, sanitation guidelines, kitchen organization, and working under pressure.
  • Maintained a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces and taking out garbage to comply with sanitation guidelines
  • Clean floor area of any spillage of water, detergent and food stuffs per safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Applied appropriate levels of sanitation guidelines while performing the job requirements while handling, and serving food.
  • Help with maintaining sanitation guidelines and weekly menu changes for each station.
  • Performed cooking and cleaning tasks in accordance with sanitation guidelines.
  • Follow all safety and sanitation guidelines at all times.
  • Complied with food safety standards and sanitation guidelines.
  • Adhere to all sanitation guidelines.
  • Complied to state sanitation guidelines.
  • Maintain, clean and stock walk-in, prep and supply the line as needed, and follow all sanitation guidelines.
  • Complied with nutrition and sanitation guidelines Prepares different types of food from the menu, following carefully the recipe
  • Maintain a gracious, pleasant and friendly attitude, Follow all safety and sanitation guidelines at all times.

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41. Different Orders

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Here's how Different Orders is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Supply cooks with tools needed to complete different orders.
  • Maintain communication with other cooks to assemble food orders within established average ticket time while preparing several different orders simultaneously.
  • Cooked exact numbers of food requested by customers, working on several different orders consecutively.
  • Worked on several different orders simultaneously.
  • Cook food ordered by each customer, working on several different orders simultaneously.
  • Cook and package food, several different orders simultaneously.

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42. Display Cases

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Here's how Display Cases is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Keep display cases, cooler and freezer organized and clean; clean walls, fans, drains and equipment.
  • Cleaned and maintained the beverage area, display cases, equipment, and prepared various foods for cooking.
  • Clean utensils, work tables, wipe counter tops, and clean front of display cases.
  • Ensured all work stations and display cases are thoroughly cleaned and restocked on a daily basis.
  • Cook and package food;Stock workstation display cases;Manage kitchen inventory.
  • Clean, stock, and restock work station and display cases.
  • Stock display cases and rotate all products to ensure data control.
  • Stocked and merchandised display cases in Grab & Go section.
  • Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas Clean, stock, and restock workstations and display cases.
  • Prepared And Beverages Such As Coffee, Soda, And Juice Drinks Cleaned And Stocked Workstations And Display Cases.
  • Washed, cut, and prepared foods designated for cooking Cleaned, stocked, and restocked workstations and display cases
  • Prepared dough daily during restaurants hours of service Cleaned, stocked, and restocked workstations and display cases.
  • Key Holder for 6 months Diligently restocked work stations and display cases.
  • Cleaned,stocked, and restocked workstations and display cases.
  • Assisted co-workers.Cleaned and maintained the beverage area, display cases, equipment, and order transactionarea.
  • Organize display cases for food and beverage products in the Caf .

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43. Package Batches

low Demand
Here's how Package Batches is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Cook and package batches of food, such as fried chicken, biscuits, gravy, and mashed potatoes etc.
  • Cook and package batches of food, such as hamburgers, fried chicken, various other meats.
  • Cook and package batches of food, which are prepared to order or kept warm until sold.
  • Cook and package batches of food such as sandwiches, chicken, steaks, and salads.
  • Cook and package batches of food, such as hamburgers which are prepared to order.
  • Cook and package batches of food, such as hamburgers and other fast food items.
  • Cook and package batches of food, such as fried chicken, and seafood.
  • Cook and package batches of food
  • Cook and package batches of food, such as sauces, soups, and proteins.
  • Cook and package batches of food Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas Wash Dishes

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44. POS

low Demand
Here's how POS is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Started as dishwasher and was promoted through many positions over several years, learning all necessary components of restaurant operations
  • Enhanced and maintained the central standardized recipe and ingredient repository, including nutritional and cost information.
  • Provided strong and highly efficient customer service skills and a positive attitude towards everyone and everything.
  • Demonstrated exceptional communication and positive representation of the organization to customers and other external parties.
  • Demonstrated positive and consistent work habits while maintaining a healthy and positive working environment.
  • Practice the company standards for excellent customer service while maintaining positive customer relationships.
  • Participated and contributed in an upbeat and positive work environment.
  • Developed and mentored many hourly employees transitioning into leadership positions.
  • Enhanced and maintained the central standardized recipe ingredient repository.
  • Monitor inbound/outbound of all inventory control for tracking purposes.
  • Reason for leaving: temporary position
  • Possess expertise in creating sauces and cooking seafood and poultry, as well as following recipes and presentation with meticulous detail.
  • Maintained a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing food surfaces, and also disposed of trash when needed.
  • Utilized all equipment associated with the position, including but not limited to choppers, slicers, mixers, and grinders.
  • Implement all the standard operational procedures of the company and make sure that every customer receives the best customer service possible.
  • Line Server * Provided friendly and welcoming customer service throughout the day and fulfill requests of customers as best as possible.
  • Occupied a position as a prep cook with duties to keep fresh food moving through the make line for current customers.
  • Handle customer complaints and inform upper management about complaints or compliments to make certain each guest leave with a positive experience.
  • Label and date all materials, disposal of all waste, wash dishes and pots when kitchen was short staffed.
  • Maintained fast, accurate service, positive guest relations, and ensuring products are consistent with company quality standards.

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45. Meat ETC

low Demand
Here's how Meat ETC is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Completed task such as cutting up all types of food such as vegetables, fruit, meat etc.
  • Prepare ingredients to use in cooking (chopping and peeling vegetables, cutting meat etc.)
  • Assisted in the preparation of meals by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat etc.
  • Prepared veggies, sides, lunch meat etc wed-friday for weekend and washed dishes sat-tuesdays at long haul

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46. Immediate Service

low Demand
Here's how Immediate Service is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Follow recipe guidelines, follow health standards, and prepare food on the fly for immediate service.

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47. Drink Orders

low Demand
Here's how Drink Orders is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Take food and drink orders, serve food and drinks, vacuum and clean dining room.
  • Greeted customers entering establishment, took food and drink orders, and received payment from customer.
  • Take face to face customer food and drink orders.
  • Take food and drink orders and provide cashier service.
  • Greeted customers, took customer food & drink orders.
  • Deliver food to outside seating and take drink orders
  • Accept drink orders and deliver to proper tables.
  • Take food and drink orders and handled money.
  • Take accurate food and drink orders.
  • Delivered drink orders for servers.
  • Utilized high levels of energy and superior multi-tasking abilities to quickly fill drink orders in this extremely fast-paced establishment.
  • Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, fryer Take food and drink orders and receive payment from customers.
  • Greeted and sat guests, handled drink orders Maintained stocks for bar and also expedited as needed
  • Host, greet and seat customers, take drink orders.
  • Take Starbucks, and Jamba Juice drink orders.
  • Maintained cleanliness of restaurant Served to go orders Prepared drink orders per customer request

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48. Positive Attitude

low Demand
Here's how Positive Attitude is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Maintained positive attitude while working in fast-paced, Multitasking environment.
  • Helped people with seating and orders, worked the cash register, and maintained positive attitude and relationships with customers.
  • Served and prepared food while also correcting any problems patrons might have, all with a positive attitude and smile
  • Maintained a high team morale through a positive attitude and respect for my coworkers.
  • Have a positive attitude and strong customer service skills.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Well rounded work experience with a positive attitude.
  • Provide a positive attitude to customers.
  • Delivered top quality service, with a professional demeanor Flexible, honest employee who arrived promptly to work with a positive attitude
  • Clean kitchen.administration duties, inventory supplies, supervised youth,trained new staff Accomplishments A positive attitude.
  • Maintain positive attitude under heat and high pressure Prepare and lead team each shift towards success.
  • Displayed a positive attitude towards residents and my coworkers.
  • Keep a positive attitude in working environment.
  • Restock products and make sure every customer is satisfied Skills Used Teamwork, energetic, people skills, and positive attitude
  • Maintain positive attitude under heat and high pressure Accuratly receive and count back change.

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49. Sanitation Standards

low Demand
Here's how Sanitation Standards is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Supervised cleaning of kitchen area and complied with established food sanitation standards.
  • Maintained sanitation standards, food and product rotation and organization.
  • Maintained food quality and sanitation standards to prevent cross- contamination.
  • Maintained cleaning and sanitation standards above ServSafe guidelines.
  • Accomplished tasks while practicing safety and sanitation standards.
  • Monitored compliance with safety and sanitation standards.
  • Maintained restaurant cleanliness to meet sanitation standards.
  • Maintained sanitation standards in kitchen.
  • Maintained required HACCP sanitation standards.
  • Maintained proper food handling, safety and sanitation standards while preparing food, serving food and during clean up.
  • Prepare daily food portions for up to 300 guests while meeting proper safety and sanitation standards.
  • Carry out sanitation standards, regulate food safety, observe and record temperature logs and checklists.
  • Prepared fruits, vegetables, meats, and seafood in accordance with safety and sanitation standards.
  • Prepared cut meats, cheeses, subs and sandwiches while maintaining food safety and sanitation standards.
  • Followed a strict cleaning regimen each night to make sure that sanitation standards were met.
  • Apply knowledge of recipes, basic cooking skills and food safety and sanitation standards.
  • Maintain safety and sanitation standards of equipment, food prep areas and dining area.
  • Assisted and enforced sanitation standards and helped with food prep, inventory and stocking.
  • Ensured sanitation standards are maintained in walk-ins, freezers, kitchen and equipment.
  • Maintained sanitation standards & food handling based on County, State & Federal regulations

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50. Restock Workstations

low Demand
Here's how Restock Workstations is used in Prep Cook jobs:
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations and display cases.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations and display cases, Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.
  • Wash dishes as needed Made sure kitchen and cooking materials Clean, stock, and restock workstations and display cases.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations and display cases.
  • Clean, restock workstations and maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Prep Cook

Kitchen Equipment22.8%
Food Preparation15%
Salad Dressings14.3%
Customer Service9.1%
Prep Food7.1%
Specific Food Items5.6%
Pizza Dough3.4%
Dishwasher2.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Prep Cook

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Kitchen Equipment
Kitchen Equipment
19.8%
19.8%
2
2
Food Preparation
Food Preparation
13%
13%
3
3
Salad Dressings
Salad Dressings
12.4%
12.4%
4
4
Customer Service
Customer Service
7.9%
7.9%
5
5
Prep Food
Prep Food
6.1%
6.1%
6
6
Specific Food Items
Specific Food Items
4.8%
4.8%
7
7
Pizza Dough
Pizza Dough
2.9%
2.9%
8
8
Dishwasher
Dishwasher
2.5%
2.5%
9
9
Menu Items
Menu Items
2.5%
2.5%
10
10
Cooking Surfaces
Cooking Surfaces
2%
2%
11
11
Order Slips
Order Slips
1.7%
1.7%
12
12
Storage Areas
Storage Areas
1.6%
1.6%
13
13
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
1.4%
1.4%
14
14
Customer Orders
Customer Orders
1.3%
1.3%
15
15
Mix Ingredients
Mix Ingredients
1.3%
1.3%
16
16
Knife
Knife
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Kitchen Areas
Kitchen Areas
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Clean Bathrooms
Clean Bathrooms
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Line Cooks
Line Cooks
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
High Volume
High Volume
0.8%
0.8%
21
21
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.6%
0.6%
22
22
Timely Fashion
Timely Fashion
0.6%
0.6%
23
23
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
0.6%
0.6%
24
24
People
People
0.6%
0.6%
25
25
Cooking Ingredients
Cooking Ingredients
0.5%
0.5%
26
26
Sous
Sous
0.5%
0.5%
27
27
Meal Trays
Meal Trays
0.5%
0.5%
28
28
Personal Judgment
Personal Judgment
0.5%
0.5%
29
29
Special Events
Special Events
0.5%
0.5%
30
30
Orderly Kitchen
Orderly Kitchen
0.5%
0.5%
31
31
Kitchen Utensils
Kitchen Utensils
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
Verbal Instructions
Verbal Instructions
0.5%
0.5%
33
33
New Items
New Items
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
Food Warmers
Food Warmers
0.4%
0.4%
35
35
Kitchen Tools
Kitchen Tools
0.4%
0.4%
36
36
Dinner Service
Dinner Service
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
Cold Food Items
Cold Food Items
0.4%
0.4%
38
38
Fifo
Fifo
0.4%
0.4%
39
39
Different Types
Different Types
0.4%
0.4%
40
40
Sanitation Guidelines
Sanitation Guidelines
0.4%
0.4%
41
41
Different Orders
Different Orders
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Display Cases
Display Cases
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Package Batches
Package Batches
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
POS
POS
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Meat ETC
Meat ETC
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Immediate Service
Immediate Service
0.3%
0.3%
47
47
Drink Orders
Drink Orders
0.3%
0.3%
48
48
Positive Attitude
Positive Attitude
0.3%
0.3%
49
49
Sanitation Standards
Sanitation Standards
0.3%
0.3%
50
50
Restock Workstations
Restock Workstations
0.3%
0.3%

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