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Prep Cook at Tao Group

Full Time | Hourly
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The position will be responsible for preparing all restaurant foods, hot and cold. Responsible for working in all aspects of food preparation. Demonstrates knowledge of all areas of the kitchen.

  • Prepare all restaurants foods, hot and cold. Responsible for working in all aspects of food preparation
  • Prepare prep sheet to include all items that need to be prepared or ordered
  • Follow prep sheet and communicate to Chefs in accordance
  • Ensure set prep times are met
  • Properly wrap, label, date and store all food items on their proper cart. Ensure product freshness
  • Set up, operate and clean all kitchen machinery/equipment and stores it in its proper place
  • Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and handling of equipment, using only as intended and only after proper training has been demonstrated
  • Efficiently work with materials and/or resources being aware of and minimizing costs and expenses
  • Comply with all safety and health department procedures as well as Company departmental policies/procedures
  • Comply with all state and federal liquor laws
  • Demonstrate knowledge in all areas of the kitchen
  • Read measure, execute recipes, and execute computer tickets for service
  • Apply advanced knife skills required for service and preparation
  • Maintain a solid menu knowledge and attention to detail
  • Assists Chefs as needed in execution of service
  • Work as a team, assisting all guests and employee’s needs and inquiries
  • Effectively communicate with management, chefs and service staff to fulfill and address any issues or needs requested by guests and or other employees
  • Work one or two days ahead of operation to ensure product delivery is on time and to ensure on days off anyone covering has what they need to operate
  • Assists and/ or completes additional tasks as assigned


  • High School Diploma preferred
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • 18+ years of age
  • Possession of or the ability to possess all state/venue required work cards
  • Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to company standards
  • Minimum of three to five (3-5) years of kitchen work experience with one year in a high-volume restaurant required
  • Understanding of purchasing, receiving, inventories and cost control
  • Possess knife skills, knowledge of food storage
  • Restaurant back of house operations
  • Opening and closing duties
  • Proper lifting techniques
  • Sanitation and safety
  • Safe alcohol service
  • High volume operations


The work environment characteristics and/or physical demands described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions

  • Ability to write and verbally communicate
  • Must be able to move quickly
  • Must be able to push and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to bend, kneel, and/or stand for extended periods of time
  • Work in an environment that is subject to varying levels of noise, crowds, and smoke, the severity of which depends upon the guest volume
  • Office, Casino, Nightclub, Bar, Lounge, and/or Restaurant working Environment
  • Exposure to hot kitchen elements or cleaning materials
  • Office, Casino, Nightclub, Bar, Lounge, and/or Restaurant working environment
  • May work extended hours irregular shifts, evening and/or weekend shifts, and holiday work may be required
  • Maintain a professional, neat, and well-groomed appearance adhering to Company standards 
  • Must be effective as part of a team; ability to interact with internal and external customers, managers, and co-workers in a professional, courteous manner
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment
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