Prep Cook

Springfield - Downtown, Springfield - Battlefield Rd., Springfield - Republic Rd., Branson, Nixa, Ozark, Republic, Jefferson City, Bentonville, Hoover, Siloam Springs, Tulsa, Fayetteville

Reports to: Kitchen Manager/GM

Summary of Position:

Cook and prepare a variety of food products including meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables, sauces and other food products using a variety of equipment and utensils according to the daily prep list.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complete opening and closing checklists
  • Refer to Daily Prep list at the start of each shift for assigned duties
  • Prepare a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items for cooking in broilers, ovens, grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment
  • Understands and complies consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures
  • Portions food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipes
  • Label with day dots to assume rotation
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work station area including tables, shelves, walls, grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, sauté burners, convection oven, flat top range and refrigeration equipment
  • Closes the kitchen properly and follows the closing checklist for kitchen stations. Assists others in closing the kitchen
  • Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement
    Promptly reports equipment and food quality problems to kitchen manager
  • Inform kitchen manager immediately of product shortages
  • Uses our standard recipe card for preparing all products. Do not rely on the memory of yourself or other employees
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the kitchen manager or MOD


  • A minimum of 1 year experience in kitchen preparation and cooking
  • At least 6 months experience in a similar capacity
  • Must be able to communicate clearly with managers and kitchen personnel
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 40 pounds
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 5 hours)

If you are applying at any Springfield location; Nixa, MO, Ozark, MO; Republic, MO or Branson, MO location you will be contacted for an initial interview within 24 hours.



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