Part Time Prep Cook
Washington, DC 
Posted 28 days ago
Job Description
The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center is Washington's premier special events and conference facility, located on historic Pennsylvania Avenue in the heart of Penn Quarter in Washington DC.
At Trade Center Management Associates we are currently seeking a Part Time Prep Cook to add to our Food & Beverage Department.

Performs assigned duties of hot and cold food preparation, according to approved standardized recipes. Plates food for service, according to established plating/presentation criteria. Ensures that all food served is of the highest quality and that it is ready to be served to the quest at the appropriate time

Job Specifications
  • 1 years hands on experience with quality food production in high volume, upscale, hotel/free standing restaurant with banquet operation
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Food Service Sanitation Standards
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of standard kitchen equipment and its use
  • Ability to stand, stoop, bend lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays
Job Specifics
  • Prepares hot and cold food items
  • Sets up and organizes work area with all necessary supplies and equipment
  • Receives, inspects , rotates all food products to ensure that only fresh, high quality ingredients are used
  • Prepares and stores raw food products prior to final assembly of hot and cold food items
  • Adheres to established plating/presentation guidelines for hot and cold food
  • Adheres to portion control guidelines, minimizes waste
  • Monitors finished product waiting for server pick up to ensure food is served promptly, notifies supervisor of any delays in service
  • Ensures that quality product is prepared and served in a timely manner
  • Follows all Government Food Sanitation Standards are followed at all times
  • Monitors refrigeration and holding temperatures, cleans and sanitizes work surface, washes hands frequently
  • Uses knives, slicers, mixers, choppers, grinders and all other equipment in a safe manner according to the manufacturers recommendations
  • Other duties as assigned
General ITC:
  • Promotes and applies teamwork at all times and supports kitchen management
  • Ensures that all policies and procedures contained in the ITC employee handbook are adhered to, reporting any infractions to kitchen management in a timely manner
  • Is polite, friendly, and helpful to all guests, management and fellow employees
  • Attends all appropriate ITC meetings and training sessions
  • Maintains cleanliness and excellent condition of equipment and work area
  • Executes emergency procedures in accordance with ITC standards
  • Complies with required safety regulations and procedures
  • Complies with department uniform and grooming standards
  • Strives to achieve greater proficiency of every task
  • Notifies kitchen management whenever leaving appropriate work area

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities


Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Hours per Week
Salary and Benefits
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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