Brooklyn Bowl - Las Vegas

Job 172048 - Prep Cook
Las Vegas, NV

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Job Details

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Employment Type: Part-Time
Salary: Competitive

Job Description

Brooklyn Bowl, located in the LINQ Promenade in the heart of the fabulous Las Vegas Strip, has redefined the destination entertainment experience. Following in the footsteps of our original Brooklyn location, noted as “one of the most incredible places on Earth,” by Rolling Stone, we’ve stacked the deck for a truly unforgettable experience.

With three levels spanning nearly 80,000 square feet, it’s one of the largest music venues in America. Brooklyn Bowl integrates a premier performance venue, food by Blue Ribbon, bars which feature local craft brewed beers, and 32 bowling lanes which give guests a unique place to relax, eat, drink and watch a performance.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Prepare bulk recipes from scratch
  • Review prep recipes prior to preparation of food
  • Follow the prep list created by chefs to plan duties
  • Assure that all food procedures are followed and executed properly
  • Complete all assigned tasks & duties
  • Follow all sanitation guidelines
  • Clean and re-stock all areas of the operation
  • 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
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers

Requirements

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a prep cook
  • Knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen
  • Manual dexterity able 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; military school or formal on the job training preferred.  Training from a culinary school will be an asset
  • Listening: Prep cooks need to be able to hear and understand specific instructions from their chefs
  • Manual Dexterity: Prep cooks will be using their hands to cut and chop food, as well as other tasks
  • Stamina: Everyone in the kitchen works long hours on their feet over hot stoves and grills.  Stamina is needed
  • Teamwork:  Prep cooks are part of a team, and in a stressful, fast-paced environment, being a team player and level-headed will help immensely
  • Minimum of 1 year of food preparation experience required
  • Experience with quantity food preparation preferred
  • Demonstrate cooking skills and ability to follow established menus and recipes
  • Knowledge of proper nutritional requirements
  • Must have a State issued Health Card
  • Availability to work in shifts, during weekends and evenings

 

 

Physical Requirements:

 

  • Occasionally required to sit, walk, reach, bend, kneel, stoop and climb
  • Must be able to push/pull up to 150lbs.
  • Must be able to lift up to 70lbs
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Frequently able to balance, twist, use hands and fingers and wrist motion
  • Required to have good hand/eye coordination and mental alertness
  • Ability to concentrate within numerous distractions

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