Prep Cook

Aramark at the Shaw Centre - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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Key Responsibilities

  • Know and comply with all ARAMARK and client policies and procedures regarding safety, security, and emergencies.
  • Abides by all food safety standards as directed by management and NPS.
  • Reports to lead cook and checks the preparation list.
  • Pulls food from the walk-in coolers, cleaning and cutting it as needed.
  • Maintains a stock of the necessary food for grill cook and service lines.
  • Relieves service line workers as needed.
  • Keeps work area clean and swept and cleans kitchen equipment.
  • Abides by and upholds overall customer service standards.
  • Abides by and upholds kitchen and restaurant service standards.
  • Performs such other related duties as may be required or directed.
  • Incumbent will adhere to the collective agreements in effect
  • Reports directly to Executive Chef and Executive Sous Chef at the beginning of each shift
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in a friendly, service-oriented manner.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming
  • Comply at all times with ARAMARK standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient operations.
  • Ensure a strict control of wastage and portions to achieve gross food profitability and food cost.
  • Adherence to sanitation and health and safety procedures and standards. Follow cut glove policy.
  • Follow HCCAP procedures
  • Communicate with Executive Chef and Sous Chef regarding all requirements, ordering, maintenance, special requests, concerns or ideas about staff or kitchen


  • Completion of an approved culinary management course an asset
  • Minimum two years of cooking experience
  • Previous experience in areas of the kitchen including buffets, banquets, catering and cost control would be considered an asset
  • Must be able to operate various knives, cutlery, gas range, char-broiler, conventional oven, Bermixer, food processor, buffalo chopper, meat slicer, vertical chopping machine, steam table, various refrigeration/freezers

Job Type: Casual