Prep Cook

Title

Prep Cook

Prep Cook

 

Presbyterian Night Shelter is known for serving the homeless in greatest need: those who have no other places to go.  Those who present the greatest challenge to our community are welcome here.  As the largest homeless shelter in Tarrant County, we serve approximately 1,000 men, women and children each night.

 

Presbyterian Night Shelter staff members strive with mutual respect and compassion to serve with integrity, taking responsibility for our actions to foster hope in the journey from homeless to home.

 

 

                             

Job Summary

The prep cook is an entry level kitchen position. The prep cook’s role is to assist in the preparation of meals by chopping vegetables, cleaning, and putting together entrees among other duties. The prep cook is expected to periodically prepare meals as needed. The position provides the ideal opportunity to develop many other types of skills essential to becoming a chef/Cook. Such skills include proficiently being able to utilize a wide range of kitchen tools and utensils, include chopping knives and vegetable grinders. In addition to his or her food preparation duties, a prep cook may also be responsible for completing a large number of smaller tasks. Such tasks could include ensuring that leftover food is stored properly, performing kitchen maintenance tasks such as emptying the trash and washing dishes, and testing the temperature of food at specified intervals.

 

Qualifications

Experience in food service

High School Diploma or GED

 

Rate of Pay

$8.50 per hour

 

This is full-time position with benefits. Email cover letter and resume to jdean@journeyhome.org , no phone calls please.

 

 

Presbyterian Night Shelter is an Equal Opportunity Employer