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AM Prep Cook

Property Name: Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pttsbrg
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Date Posted:
Requisition #: 240001KI

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The Commoner, located at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh has an exciting opportunity in the culinary department to work as a Prep Cook! Our kitchen is led by three-time James Beard Nominee, Chef Dave Racicot.

Travel Discounts! Benefits after 1 Month! Opportunity for Advancement! $500 SIGN ON BONUS!

The Commoner is anything but common. American classics with a touch of the unexpected are at the heart of this Downtown Pittsburgh restaurant. The vibrant design recalls Pittsburgh’s industrial past and complements a kitchen that excels at adding modern flourishes to classic comforts. Our culinary team serves an authentic, locally-focused, ingredient-driven menu made to pair with our robust selection of local beers and craft spirits to complete the American tavern feel.

What You'll Do

As a Prep Cook, you'll prep and set-up for meals in a timely and efficient manner. You'll provide guests with excellent food quality and consistency, in an attractive environment, and with professional service. You're hardworking and you love maintaining and building sound working relationships with your teammates.

Some of your responsibilities include:

  • Prepare food items using a quality predetermined method in a quick and consistent manner.
  • Follow the prep list created by Chef.
  • Practice sanitation and safety daily to ensure total customer happiness and to uphold food safety standards.
  • Label and stock all ingredients and seasonings used with proper storage techniques.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash, etc.
  • Know and comply consistently with standard portion size, cooking methods, quality standards, kitchen rules, policies and procedures.
  • We all wear multiple hats here at Kimpton. You may need to take on responsibilities outside of this job description at times, as we all do.

What You Bring:

  • Food Handler Certification (if applicable)
  • 1 year of experience in a related or supportive role is preferred.
  • Prior culinary skills, prep cook experience, and strong knife skills.
  • Time management and organizational ability required for high quality food production.
  • Ability to work with minimal direction or supervision to complete assigned tasks.
  • Knowledgeable of kitchen health and safety rules and able to multitask.
  • Flexible schedule, able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when needed.

Be Yourself. Lead Yourself. Make it Count.