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880 Harbor Island Dr • San Diego, CA

Coasterra is a full service restaurant serving lunch and dinner daily from 11:30am-9pm. Located on Harbor Island, Coasterra is San Diego’s premiere bayfront dining destination offering innovative Modern Mexican Cuisine and over 70 agave spirits.

Prep Cook

Responsibilities

  • Clean and stock prep area to ensure an efficient service
  • Receive deliveries and store product
  • Prepare ingredients for dishes offered on the menu according to recipe specifications and within normal production times
  • Wash, chop, grate and slice vegetables to go in various dishes
  • Cut and slice meats to the appropriate portion size
  • Undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces and parboiling food as assigned
  • Maintain high standard and consistency of quality and presentation
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of nutrition, common allergies, dietary restrictions and food terminology
  • Label, stock and organize all ingredients on shelves
  • Handle, store and rotate all food products to maintain freshness
  • Track and report food waste
  • Stock inventory
  • Knife skills and ability to operate kitchen equipment required
  • Maintain clean and orderly service areas and complete side work duties
  • Comply with established safety and sanitation standards
  • Adhere to company policies and standard procedures

Qualifications

  • Able to work in a high energy and fast paced work environment
  • Able to perform quality work efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Requires a good sense of prioritization and organizational skills
  • Able to multi-task while maintaining a sense of urgency
  • Accuracy and high attention to detail
  • Able to project a friendly and helpful attitude
  • Able to work as part of a Team
  • Demonstrate honesty and integrity
  • Must be dependable and timely
  • Able to work a flexible schedule
  • Weekends, holidays and evenings required
  • High standard of personal appearance and hygiene
  • Possess a clear understanding of weights and measures
  • Possess knowledge of safe food-handling, sanitary kitchen conditions and proper hand washing techniques

Skills

  • Food Handlers card required
  • Able to lift 30-50 lbs.
  • Able to stand, walk, lift, twist and bend for up to 8 hours a day
  • Able to climb stairs while carrying 15-30 lbs.

Experience Level

  • 6 months - 1 year