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Prep Cook at Porchlight

Full Time
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Porchlight is a New York bar with a Southern accent. But what does that mean? Well, we have married the hospitality, soul, drink, and food of the ever-evolving South with the hustle and innovation of the big city we call home. We were born in New York of Southern roots, and we love to reminisce about our home cities of Charleston, New Orleans, or Memphis…but we wouldn’t trade them for New York. Even when the L train isn’t running.

Who you are: 

Prep Cooks are responsible for the daily preparation of food items for daily service. You have a strong passion for food, an eagerness to develop and build on your skills as a cook and be an integral part of a team that values hard work and attention to every detail.

What you’ll do:

  • Display a working knowledge of basic food preparation and kitchen equipment use
  • Demonstrate an ability to efficiently execute all prep assignments with excellence
  • Consistently ensure that prep station remains clean and organized
  • Communicates effectively with the kitchen team and embodies an environment of teamwork
  • Demonstrate an eagerness to refine techniques and a desire to continually learn and grow

What we need from you:

  • Experience in a prep position at a full-service restaurant is a preferred, but not required
  • Ability to walk or stand for long periods of time
  • English fluency and additional languages preferred, but not required

What you’ll get from us:

  • Hourly rate of $17 - $19/hr*
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off to support you with an active life outside of work
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 51% dining discount throughout the USHG family of restaurants
  • Flexible Spending Options (health care, dependent care, transit & parking)
  • Employee Assistance Program to support overall mental wellbeing
  • Exclusive access to primary care, mental health, and other healthcare services through Radish Health
  • Matched 401(k) to help you invest in your future
  • Generous Employee Referral Program
  • Access to the USHG HUGS Employee Relief Fund

*The above represents the expected hourly range for this position. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your experience and other job-related factors.

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