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Prep Cook

Relocation + Travel Assistance, Housing Available, Positive Working Environment, Room for Growth

Posted January 2, 2022

Navy Beach, St. Thomas
St Thomas, VI
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Montauk hot-spot Navy Beach Restaurant is expanding and seeking experienced Prep Cooks for it's Caribbean location in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands!

About This Job

Montauk, New York-based Navy Beach Restaurant is expanding and looking to add experienced prep cooks to our growing food + beverage team in the Caribbean. This is a great opportunity to join a team of hospitality professionals with excellent room for growth.

Navy Beach, St. Thomas is the first venture from Navy Beach Hospitality outside of the continental United States, and the first of several Caribbean-based projects to open over the next few years, including Navy Beach St. Maarten, opening late 2021 at the IGY Isle de Sol Yacht Club, in Simpson Bay. 

The restaurant is located in a prime waterfront space at the sprawling IGY Marina at Yacht Haven Grande, in Charlotte Amalie.

Prep Cook Job Description

The Prep Cook is responsible for providing a supportive role to kitchen staff in the preparation of meals and ingredients.  Their duties include organizing and labeling food items in storage closets, receiving and putting away deliveries, performing tasks like cleaning & chopping ingredients, preparing sauces, par cooking food items, and sanitizing their work station during and after service.

DUTIES & REQUIREMENTS

  • Completing all tasks, in order, on the prep list from the Executive Chef/Kitchen Manager
  • Labeling and stocking all ingredients in their appropriate storage areas
  • Washing, chopping and sorting ingredients like fruits, vegetables, and meats
  • Measuring quantities of seasonings and other cooking ingredients
  • Parboiling food, reducing sauces, and starting first steps in various dishes
  • Cleaning dishes, washing cooking utensils and cookware, taking out the trash and sanitizing kitchen stations
  • Adhering to all relevant nutrition and sanitary regulations and standards
  • Keeping track of ingredient inventory and collaborating with other kitchen and management staff to order resupply

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Superior dexterity skills to operate cutting tools quickly and safely
  • Keen understanding of industry-standard best cooking and preparation practices
  • Familiarity with safe and sanitary food handling and preparation
  • Knowledgeable in proper food handling techniques and practices
  • Good math skills with a clear understanding of cooking measurements
  • Strong sense of smell and taste
  • Excellent organizational, time management and multitasking skills
  • Great collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, and frequently lift up to 50lbs
  • High level of stamina to work on feet for extended periods of time
  • Open availability including days, nights, weekends, and holidays

compensation: Based on Experience

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About this Employer

Navy Beach, St. Thomas

5320 Yacht Haven Grande
St Thomas, VI 00802

(340) 714-3566

Restaurant

Located at Yacht Haven Grande in St. Thomas USVI, Navy Beach, St. Thomas is the first venture from Navy Beach Hospitality outside of the continental United States, and the first of several Caribbean-based projects to open over the next few years, including Navy Beach St. Maarten, opening late 2021 at the IGY Isle de Sol Yacht Club, in Simpson Bay.