Prep Cook - Big E's GR

Suburban Inns
 Grand Rapids, MI

Do you have a passion to cook for others? Big E's in Downtown Grand Rapids has the opportunity to cook amazing food for amazing guests every day. Big E's is a fast-paced, high-energy workplace, with endless opportunities for skill development and advancement. Come join the best team in the Food and Beverage and the Hospitality Industries!

Prep Cook Wage: up to $18, based on experience

Prep Cook Benefits Include:

  • Employee and Friends & Family hotel and restaurant discounts
  • Earned Paid Time Off for ALL Team Members
  • Insurance (health, vision, dental, life) for full time Team Members
  • Flexible schedules
  • Holiday Pay
  • 8 hours of paid volunteer time per year
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Monetary recognition program
  • Monetary referral program
  • 100% paid maternity/paternity or adoption leave for those who qualify for FMLA
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Pine Rest (3 free counseling visits, online library, and access to legal, financial and elder care consultations)

Prep Cook Position Description:

Responsible for preparing food items required for all dining room orders and events, while following local health department standards, Suburban Inns’ Core Values, as well as going above and beyond to ensure that guests are 100% satisfied.

Prep Cook Essential Functions:

  • Report to work in uniform presented professionally, neat, and clean
  • Greet all guests in a friendly, positive manner. Ask questions of guests and make personal connections to make them feel they are welcome and valued
  • Anticipate and meet the needs and expectations of our guests, then go one step further
  • Prepare all required items according to make sheets/recipes
  • Set up service units with needed items
  • Service items in accordance with established portions and presentation standards
  • Notify the Kitchen Supervisor of expected shortages
  • Ensure that assigned work areas and equipment are clean and sanitary
  • Assist the Kitchen Supervisor in maintaining security and safety in the kitchen
  • Set up, maintain, and break down prep cook station
  • Requisition items needed to produce menu items
  • Adhere to local health and safety regulations
  • Maintain any logs required by the health department
  • Cover, date, and neatly store all leftover products that are reusable
  • Maintain the highest sanitary standards
  • Exhibit regular and recurrent attendance records
  • Other duties as requested by management

Prep Cook Uniform and Appearance Guidelines:

Uniform: Uniform shirt and name tag provided. Suburban Inns approved black slacks and black, close-toed, non-slip shoes are the responsibility of the Team Member.

Appearance: Visible earrings are allowed in the ears only or must be covered throughout the course of the shift. Hair must be of a natural color and kept well-groomed. This policy will be administered by the position’s supervisor, without regard to race, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, height, weight, genetics, familial status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The Director of Operations has the authority to veto any decision made by the position’s supervisor.

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