Just like our farm-fresh milk and super premium ice cream, a career at Oberweis is simply the best! Join our amazing team of friendly faces to work in a fun, goal-oriented work environment. With competitive salaries, benefits and perks, you’ll soon find that the sweetest careers begin at Oberweis!
Prep Cook Reports to: Manager / Assistant Manager / Shift Leader
We are looking for a Prep Cook to assist in the preparation of our dishes in the kitchen. You will perform routine kitchen tasks such as setting up workstations and ingredients, so that food can be prepared according to recipes.
A great prep cook will be quick, diligent, and willing to improve on the job. You will be deft and able to follow instructions as well as all health and safety rules in the kitchen. The ideal candidate will also be able to function in a fast-paced, busy environment as a part of a team
Work Schedule: Part-time: 10 – 38 hours/week
Offering Competitive Wages!
Prep Cook Responsibilities:
- Follow the prep list created by the Manager to plan duties
- Label and stock all ingredients on shelves so they can be organized and easily accessible
- Measure ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking
- Prepare cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat etc.
- Undertake basic cooking duties
- Prepare simple dishes
- Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash etc.
- Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
- Comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines
- Perform other kitchen duties as assigned
- Proven experience as prep cook
- Knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen
- Manual dexterity able to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils
- A team player with good communication skills
- Patient with an ability to stay positive under pressure
- Very good physical condition and endurance
- High school diploma or equivalent is desirable; Training from a culinary school will be an asset.
Oberweis Dairy is a family-owned business that has been servings smiles for nearly 100 years! We proudly provide our customers with superior tasting products and exceptional customer service. Since 1927, Oberweis has expanded from premium milk and ice cream to our family of restaurant brands Oberweis Ice Cream & Dairy Store, That Burger Joint, WoodGrain Pizzeria, and Oberweis Home Delivery Service.
When you walk through the doors of an Oberweis Ice Cream & Dairy Store, you’ll instantly feel as if you’ve gone back in time to the good old days of sitting down at the counter of your local soda fountain for a tasty ice cream treat.
Satisfy you craving for high-quality, classic American comfort food at That Burger Joint where you can order hand-cut fries smothered in cheese and bacon, juicy double patty burgers, and of course, a hand-dipped Oberweis shake!
Visit us at WoodGrain Pizzeria for hand-crafted, fast-fired pizzas and premium quality salads. All of our made-to-order menu items are fresh and made completely from scratch.
Skip your weekly run to the grocery store with Oberweis’ easy and convenient Home Delivery Service! Every week customers choose from over 300 hand-selected, quality dairy and grocery items that are delivered right to their front door. Service is offered throughout the Midwest in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and Michigan; in select East Coast cities in Virginia and North Carolina; and in the South in Dallas, Texas.
It's a promise from our family to yours that what you’re about to enjoy has been sincerely cared for in every possible way. Whether it’s a scoop of super premium ice cream or the farm-fresh products delivered right to your door, Oberweis pledges every single day to make life a little easier and a lot more delicious!
Oberweis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply Today!