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  • Prep Person

    Perkins Restaurant
    Job Description
    Summary of position: provides efficient service and food preparation according to company policies, procedures and performance standards.  
    Position Activities and Tasks: Reports to work well groomed, in a clean and proper uniform, and practices good personal hygiene.  Prepares food products for restaurant usage according to company standards.  Follows proper receiving, storage, rotating, and food safety and sanitation procedures.  Monitors and oversees food temperatures during hot and cold handling to reduce the incidence of risk factors known to cause food borne illnesses.  Uses, maintains, and cleans food preparation surfaces, equipment, and storage areas.  Anticipates, identifies, and corrects system breakdowns to achieve maximum guest satisfaction.  Communicates with the Manager on Duty of Kitchen Manager and coworkers regarding product/service deficiencies, equipment, safety problems, etc.  
    Physical requirements: Must have a high level of mobility/flexibility.  Must be able to work irregular hours under heavy stress/pressure during peak times.  Must be able to communicate.  Must lift and carry up to 50 pounds for distances up to 30 feet.  Requires frequent reaching, bending, pushing and pulling.  Exposure to heat, steam, smoke, cold an odors. Requires continual standing and walking.  Repetative cutting, scooping and slicing motions.
    Supervision received: Receives direction and training from the Kitchen Manager as to specific procedures and assignments.  
    Knowlege and skills required: Basic skills such as sanitation, safety and customer service can be taught through in-house training.  Ability to manage time effectively.  
    Experience required: None
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