Careers - EZgig

Position:  Prep Cook
Location:  Lexington, KY
Job Id:  135-PRP
# of Openings:  1

Are you looking for a part-time job? Are you tired of the constant turnover and limited flexibility of traditional part-time jobs? If so, then EZ gig will be the perfect fit for you! We're all about helping you get work when you want, where you want and how you want!

HOW DOES EZGIG WORK?
Employers all over Central KY have shifts that go uncovered every single day. At the same time, thousands of Kentuckians want to earn some extra cash but don't want to deliver food or tote strangers around in their car. EZgig is the technology that brings the two worlds together. Employers post available shifts on the EZgig app and gig workers accept or decline shifts as they want! It is that simple!
 
PERKS INCLUDE
Flexible work schedule! You pick up the shifts you want when you want!
Paid weekly! $8 - $15 per hour!***Every gig pays differently, based on role and client needs.
 
WHAT WE ARE SEEKING:
We are looking for ambitious Prep Cook Specialists to assist in our clients' kitchens!  As a prep cook, you will assist in the preparation of delicious dishes in the kitchen.  You'll perform routine kitchen tasks such as setting up workstations and ingredients, so that food can be prepared according to the recipes. 
 
A great prep cook will be quick and diligent and willing to improve on the job. You will be efficient and able to follow instructions as well as all health and safety rules in the kitchen. The ideal candidate will also be able to function in a fast-paced, busy environment as a part of a team.

Responsibilities
Follow the prep list created by chefs to plan duties
Label and stock all ingredients on shelves so they can be organized and easily accessible
Measure ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking
Prepare cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat etc.
Undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food etc.
Prepare simple dishes such as salads, entrees etc.
Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash etc.
Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
Comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines
Perform other kitchen duties as assigned
 
Requirements
Someone who arrives on time, ready to work when scheduled
Proven experience as prep cook
Knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen
Manual dexterity with ability to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils
A team player with good communication skills
Patient with an ability to stay positive under pressure
Very good physical condition and endurance
High school diploma or equivalent is desirable; Training from a culinary school will be an asset

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