what are the responsibilities of a prep cook?
If you are a prep cook in a restaurant what do you do, besides the obvious "prep food." Can someone please give me a little more detail into their job?
Asked By: switchwoo - 4/21/2009
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A prep cook is basically an assistant to the chef or head cook. Yes you prep food, making salads, making sure that all ingredients for the menu are ready for business. You probably will clean the kitchen after wards and maybe even help the dishwashers get their jobs done... More
Answered By: JCsOma - 4/21/2009
Additional Answers (7)
With such a responsible position, I reckon they'd even let you do some washing up as well.
Answered By: durulz2000 - 4/21/2009
Prep cook usually cuts and prepare basics, i.e. cut veggies for salads or recipes, make sure to have the right utensils etc... but most times he gets to clean dishes, benches and floors.
Answered By: Amos C - 4/21/2009
being sanitary and organized.
Answered By: Jellybean - 4/21/2009
If your considering entering this fast pace culinary world, this is where you start. I will say to you it is a b***h of a job, but the rewards as you progress, the rewards with what you learn are great... More
Answered By: C.M. C - 4/21/2009
wash your hands
Answered By: Johann L - 4/21/2009
Then again, i would say that it really depends on the organigram, and how the kitchen is working currently... More
Answered By: ChefGuillermo - 4/21/2009
Depends a lot on the restaurant. In a bigger place you wll be doing a lot of weighing and portioning. You may also have to restock the line as needed during the rushes and it is important the new stuff goes behind the old stuff. Most big places will have you put "date dots" on everything you make... More
Answered By: Obamas Shoes - 4/21/2009
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