Prep Cook

Fixins Sacramento, California


Fixins is a brand new, full-service soul food restaurant located in the heart of the Oak Park neighborhood in Sacramento CA at the 40 Acres Cultural Complex.  Fixins serves traditional soul food with a modern twist. We pride ourselves on providing impeccable service to our customers in a hip, high-energy environment.  Fixins is a large, fast-paced restaurant with a maximum capacity of 240 guests. There is a main dining room, bar area, outdoor patio and private party room that appeal to a broad base of customers.  We are currently hiring experienced, energetic professionals for every position.

Prep Cook Job Description
Reports to: Reports to General Manager / Manager on Duty

Primary Responsibilities

  • Live by Fixins’ vision and mission in every interaction, every shift.
  • Maintain a safe, sanitary, and secure environment at all times by cleaning and sanitizing your work station before, during, and after your shift.
  • Use and maintain kitchen equipment, tools, and utensils safely and only for their intended purpose.
  • Prioritize and complete all assigned Prep station tasks, prep work, sidework, and station set up for maximum productivity and efficiency.
  • Demonstrate a passion and understanding for food by preparing and portioning all items according to Fixins’ standards, recipes, and specifications.
  • Maintain accurate food knowledge of all menu items by being able to describe the ingredients and known allergens.
  • Participate in Quality Assurance checks by preparing prep items as identified by the  Manager on Duty to ensure quality of product, accurate prep and portion procedures, plating, and storage.
  • Assist on the Line during the wave and other times as needed.
  • Maintain cost control procedures including efficient energy management procedures within your control.
  • Handle product properly according to safe food handling procedures at all times.
  • Utilize all tools properly.
  • Provide genuine hospitality to all Guests.
  • Complete daily and weekly stocking and cleaning assignments/projects.
  • Maintain a professional restaurant image including a clean appearance with proper uniform according to standard.
  • Ensure a harassment-free environment through proper personal conduct.
  • Complete required and ongoing training for the position.

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Assist Line Cooks by bringing products and equipment to the line.
  • Learn to execute Line positions to assist during high volume meal periods.
  • Help Manager with receiving and storing orders.
  • Maintain clean, organized walk-ins, freezers, and other storage locations.
  • Perform any other tasks or duties as assigned by a Manager.

Qualification Standards

  • Must possess a CA food handler card
  • Ideally 3-5 years of work experience in a busy kitchen
  • High school diploma preferred
  • Must be able to speak clearly and listen attentively to Guests and other Team Members.

Physical Requirements

  • Must have sufficient mobility including, but not limited to bending, turning, twisting upper body, reaching.
  • Be able to transport and carry objects (such as cases of food for prep, etc.) up to 50
  • pounds.
  • Be able to wipe down prep tables, maintain a clean prep area, and pick up any debris off the floor in all areas of the restaurant.
  • Must be able to work while standing and moving at a rapid pace as the job requires.
  • Must be able to complete the job functions in a variety of temperature ranges,  including cold temperatures in the cooler/freezer and warm temperatures in the kitchen area.
  • Must meet any federal, state, county, or municipal regulations pertaining to the service of food and beverages.