PREP COOK - Overlook Restaurant

Cedar Crest - Pompton Plains, NJ
Job Category
Prep Cook


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  1. Maintains the Erickson Retirement Communities philosophy and ²Vision²statement.
  2. Follows proper handling, preparation and holding guidelines, takes temperatures at regular intervals and maintains foods in sufficient quantities while minimizing over-production and waste. 
  3. Assists in preparing all food products as scheduled in the cycle menu (including therapeutic and mechanically altered recipes as scheduled), to include regular breakfast, lunch and dinner service and any catering or other special functions using Production Sheets and approved recipes.
  4. Properly presents all food items and provides maximum appeal and freshness.
  5. Follows HACCP procedures and practices.
  6. Maintains kitchen sanitation and equipment cleaning schedule.
  7. Communicates appropriately with all food service staff, supervisors and listens effectively.
  8. Performs any duties as required


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Ability to initiate and implement necessary plans to assure proper food service for breakfast, lunch, dinner, catering and special events.



Minimum of one year experience in food preparation required. High School Diploma or GED required. 



Certificate in food service sanitation (ServSafe) required after employment.