Prep Cook - Kitchen - Part time
Morrilton, AR Kitchen

Job Summary: The prep cook position is a part-time non-exempt (hourly), safety sensitive position responsible for preparing and storing food, assisting with washing dishes and utensils; and maintaining sanitary work areas for all aspects of the kitchen under the supervision of the Kitchen Manager, and in support of the Institute's overall mission.

This position will be posted until filled and is a part time position (20-25 hours per week)

Essential duties:

  • Assist Line Cooks with proper preparation of all food items served (soups, meats, vegetables, desserts, etc.)
  • Safe use of kitchen tools and equipment
  • Proficient knowledge of ServSafe guidelines for kitchen cleanliness
  • Ability to assist with preparation of food for all meal types (breakfast, lunch, dinner, hors d’oeuvres, buffet, plated, etc.)
  • Assist with regular kitchen cleaning and maintenance
  • Assist with organization of food deliveries
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Ability to closely follow instructions to ensure high degree of safety for self and others
  • Know high risk areas and associated safety rules, regulations, etc.
  • Safely operate tools of the trade
  • Maintain Institute and ServSafe standards as it relates to kitchen cleanliness
  • Ability to collaborate with others to complete a task
  • Ability to take direction from supervisors and co-workers
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Reliable transportation
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Dependability, reliability, ability to arrive to work on time
  • Demonstration of Core Values: Believe the mission; Do the right thing; Have fun; Focus on we, not me; See the possibilities

Physical tasks and environmental factors:

  • Stand for entire shift (approx. 8-10 hours)
  • lifting, standing, sitting, sounds, chemicals, hazards, etc
  • Lift minimum of approx. 50 lbs.
  • Acclimate to varying temperatures
  • Noises associated with responsibilities

Minimum experience:

  • 1 year work experience in restaurant type environment
  • High School or GED

Preferred experience:

  • 1 plus year(s) in restaurant kitchen
  • High School diploma/GED and Associate's or Bachelor's degree
  • ServSafe certificate



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other legally protected status.


We are a Rule 36 Drug Free Workplace which means an applicant is required to submit to a pre-employment drug test after being given a conditional offer of employment.