Prep Cook

Belfast, ME 04915

Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Hospitality Staffing Pay Rate: $16.00 Specialty: Food Service Branch: Bangor, ME Pay Type: Hour

Job Description

Job Title: Prep Cook/Line Cook

Job Description

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Prep Cook/Line Cook to join our corporate dining team, specializing in breakfast and lunch service. This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, from 6:00am to 2:30pm, with a required 30-minute break. We are also open to hiring a temporary cook until the position is permanently filled or until the temp and our operation determine it’s a good fit. Additionally, there are 3-4 instances per year where the client will host later parties, extending the workday until 7 or 8pm.

Key Responsibilities

  • Food Preparation: Prepare and cook breakfast and lunch items according to standardized recipes and instructions.
  • Line Cooking: Work efficiently on the line during service hours, ensuring timely and quality food delivery.
  • Knife Skills: Demonstrate proficiency in basic knife cuts, proper handling, and the use of a cut glove while working with knives.
  • Safety and Hygiene: Maintain high standards of food safety and hygiene, adhering to all health and safety regulations.
  • Customer Service: Interact professionally with clients and guests, ensuring their satisfaction with the food and service.
  • Event Support: Occasionally support later events, ensuring food is prepared and served to meet client expectations.

Job Requirements

  • Experience: Previous short order cooking experience is required.
  • Training: All employees, whether temp or full-time, must complete a quick knife skills training and test.
  • Certification: ServSafe Food Handlers’ card is preferred but not required. We can arrange training and testing for certification.
  • Shoes: Slip-resistant shoes are required. We provide slip-on slip-resistant soles for those without proper footwear.
  • Skills:
    • Effective communication skills.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to follow recipes and instructions accurately.

Work Schedule

  • Days: Monday through Friday
  • Hours: 6:00am - 2:30pm with a required 30-minute break
  • Additional Hours: Occasionally work later events, up to 7 or 8pm, 3-4 times per year.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a resume for review. Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.

If you are a skilled cook with short order experience and a passion for preparing delicious meals, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and be a part of a dynamic and supportive culinary environment.

Additional Information

At HW Staffing Solutions we recognize the value of our employee associates as equally as our clients. We are passionate about people and improving the lives of every associate, we do this by connecting you with great companies and great opportunities. We celebrate our awesome diversity, believe that everyone has a unique talent, and appreciate the passion and perspectives that each of us bring to the table. Discover a new way to work together with a company that is focused on offering the best opportunities, benefits and career advancement in Accounting & Finance, Office & Administrative, Light Industrial, Professional & Technical, Call Center, Food Processing and Hospitality. HW Staffing Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity company.

Meet Your Recruiter

Velma Blevins
Staffing Specialist


My name is Velma and I love to connect Awesome people with Great Companies. Please contact me at 207.239.3752 

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