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Hofs Hut - Prep Cook

Company: Hof's Hut Restaurant and Bakery
Location: Torrance
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:


Prep Cooks prepare and/or direct the preparation of food to be served complying with all applicable sanitation, health, and personal hygiene standards and following established food production programs and procedures. Ensure appropriate use of facility supplies and equipment to minimize loss, waste, and fraud.


The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

* Working in a team environment with the ability to be an effective team player * Preparing or directing the preparation of food served using established production procedures and systems * Determining amount and type of food and supplies required using production systems; ensuring availability of supplies and food or approved substitutions in adequate time for preparation; serving or ensuring proper serving of food for cooks line or later use * Complying with established sanitation standards, personal hygiene, and health standards; observing proper food preparation and handling techniques * Storing food properly and safely by marking name, date, and times * Reporting necessary equipment repair and maintenance * Correctly prepare all food served following standard recipes and special diet orders; portioning food for serving * Planning food production to coordinate with meal serving hours so that excellence, quality, temperature, and appearance of food are preserved * Maintaining daily production records * Keeping work area neat and clean at all times; cleaning and maintaining equipment used in food preparation * Completing food temperature checks before service * Peeling, dicing, shredding, and slicing food products using manual and automatic equipment * Take pride in your personal appearance; reporting to work in neat and clean clothing; maintaining well-groomed hair and personal hygiene as established by Company policy * Display integrity and honesty in all aspects of your employment * Performing other duties as directed


* Moderate verbal and written communication skills. * Moderate interpersonal and conflict resolution skills. * Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. * Ability to remain calm while working under pressure in a fast-paced environment. * Ability to act with integrity and professionalism * Must possess proficient ability to communicate in English in an oral and written format. * Ability to absorb and retain information quickly; ability to pass menu related tests * California food handlers card required * Basic mathematical skills * Basic reading and writing skills * Basic computer skills * Multi-task oriented


* Must be 18 years of age or older at the time of application * One or more years of full-service restaurant experience * Willingness to work evenings and weekends as required * Knowledge of and ability to adhere to workplace safety procedures * Must be able to suggestively sell food and beverage items


* Two or more years of full-service restaurant experience


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the team member is standing the entire shift. The team member frequently reaches, bends, stoops, lifts, shakes, stirs, pours, carries and pushes. The team member frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls in repetitive motions. The team member is frequently required to walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The team member occasionally lifts and carries tubs and cases weighing up to 75 pounds. The team member is regularly exposed to kitchen equipment (e.g., oven, stove, dishwasher, slicer, coffee machine, steamer, mixer, and chef's knives, etc.). The team member must frequently communicate with coworkers. The team member is occasionally exposed to hazards including, but not limited to cuts from knives, slipping, tripping, falls and burns; frequent exposure to smoke, steam, high temperatures, humidity, extreme cold; frequent contact/immersion of hands in water, sanitation solutions, meat products, poultry products, seafood and produce items and frequent washing of hands. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the team member(s) incumbent in this position. Team members will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an at-will relationship.

Hofs Hut Restaurants, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, a drug-free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.

Keywords: Hof's Hut Restaurant and Bakery, Torrance , Hofs Hut - Prep Cook, Other , Torrance, California

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