Careers | Firebird Restaurant Group

Position:  Prep Cook
Location:  El Fenix - Downtown
Job Id:  216
# of Openings:  2

Prep Cook

Job Purpose: To share the love of our brands by prepping and portioning ingredients according to brand standards and uphold the restaurant’s high-quality standards while actively contributing to the operation each and every shift.

Job Traits: Operations Management

Job Responsibilities:

  • Complete opening and closing checklists.
  • Refer to Daily Prep List at the start of each shift for assigned duties.
  • Prepare a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items for cooking according to brand recipe standards.
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work station area including tables, shelves, grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, sauté burners, convection oven, flat top range and refrigeration equipment.
  • Follows proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes.
  • Handles, stores, labels, and rotates all products properly.
  • Assists in food prep assignments during off-peak periods as needed.
  • Closes the kitchen properly and follows the closing checklist for kitchen station. Assists others in closing the kitchen.
  • Maintain a safe working environment and adhere to all local, state, and federal safety laws as well as Company safety policies.
  • Understand safe food and equipment handling
  • Understands and follows all BOH standards for safety and cleanliness.
  • Report any unsafe working conditions or problems to Management.
  • Ensure all dishes, cookware, equipment, and supplies are clean, sanitized, and organized.
  • Be a team player.
  • Share the love of all FRG Brands.
  • Assist in the cleanliness and upkeep of the restaurant.
  • Complete and set-ups, side work, and/or closing duties assigned.
  • Ensure safe food handling and general restaurant safety for Guests and Team Members.


  • Must be a certified Food Handler in respective state
  • Must be able to work in hot, wet, humid, and loud environments for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours)
  • Must be able to safely lift bags, cases, and stacks (up to 40 pounds) many times per shift.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must be at least 17 years of age.
  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with fellow Team Members
  • Possess the ability to maintain effective working relationships with all Team Members

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