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880 Harbor Island Dr • San Diego, CA

Island Prime is a full service restaurant serving dinner nightly. Located on Harbor Island, Island Prime offers premiere seafood and steaks, an extensive wine list and spectacular panoramic views of the San Diego Bay.

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
  • 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
  • Must be dependable and timely
  • Able to work a flexible schedule
  • Weekends, holidays and evenings required
  • 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 15-30 lbs.
  • Able to stand, walk, lift, twist and bend for up to 8 hours a day

Experience Level

  • 1 - 2 years