Kitchen Staff/Prep Cook

Fresh Restaurants - Mississauga, ON (4 months ago)

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Fresh Central Kitchen (1786 Mattawa Avenue, Mississauga, ON L4X 1K1)

What’s in it for you?
Fresh Restaurants values resiliency, accountability and inclusivity. Our culture of trust allows our employees to find satisfaction in working hard in a fun and diverse team. With ample room to grow, other employees in the Production Cook position have moved into other roles such as Assistant Manager, Production Manager and Line Cook. Employees are motivated by the positive brand and continuous career growth and enjoy perks such as free spin classes, discounted yoga classes, discounts at local retailers and more!

Position Overview
Our hard-working production staff from our Fresh Central Kitchen play an integral part in our team of Fresh Restaurants. Reporting to the Production Manager, a Production Cook would be preparing, cooking and packaging soups, sauces and dressings that form the core of the plant-based Fresh menu. The ideal candidate would be a team player who can communicate clearly while working in a fast-paced environment with great attention to detail. This role requires a reliable individual that is able to produce consistent results at a high volume.

The production team operates 7 days a week on two shifts: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM and 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. There is a set schedule, and weekend availability is required.

What are we looking for?
Open and flexible schedule full time availability including weekends
Able to stand for majority of shift and able to lift 40lbs
Comfortable with handling a knife and large food preparation equipment
Has Food Handler Certification
Experience in catering and working in a kitchen (bonus)
Duties & Responsibilities
Prepares produce quickly without sacrificing quality
Maintains a clean and sanitary work station as you go
Adheres to outlined healthy and safety procedures
Memories menu items and ingredients to ensure consistency and accuracy
Communicates openly with management about concerns regarding workflow and equipment
$15 per hour with annual raises
Option to join healthcare benefits after 3 month review
On Shift: Free staff meal made daily
Off Shift: 20% off menu items at all Fresh Restaurant locations excluding alcohol, dessert and retail items (cold-pressed juices, cookbooks, etc.)
About Fresh Central Kitchen
Located in Mississauga, Fresh Central Kitchen is the backbone of Fresh Restaurants. Fresh Central Kitchen is a food production facility that prides itself on consistency and quality when preparing all of our dressings, soups and sauces. It is the commissary that allows Fresh to create our own unique recipes from scratch. Even making our own tofu feta. Since 1999, Fresh Restaurants has been Toronto’s original source for modern plant-based food, both for dine-in and to take-away. Our food is made daily, in-house, from whole, natural ingredients.