Since 1912, Citarella has been a part of New York. Our name is synonymous with freshness, quality and value. In a city that offers overwhelming variety, we proudly offer the largest selection of fresh seafood & aged prime meats along with prepared foods and gourmet groceries. While growing, we have maintained our commitment to providing the best quality, value and service.Citarella, The Ultimate Gourmet Market, is seeking Prep Cooks to join our growing team! We are seeking individuals whose interest and passion for pastry and cooking is as unparalleled as our commitment to superb customer service and quality food. This role is based out of our Hunts Point, Bronx warehouse location.Job SummaryThe Pastry Prep Cook is responsible for preparing products and assisting in the completion of daily production lists for the pastry department. This includes but is not limited to: preparation of doughs, icings, batters, baking off and finishing products, and various pastry preparation tasks as needed per the business.Minimum RequirementsMinimum of 1-year experience working in a high volume pastry prep kitchen or related role (restaurant/catering/hotel experience is preferred)Ability to visually examine products for quality/ freshness and execute large batch prep workPrior food handling experienceAbility to work both independently as well as with a teamEffective communication and interpersonal skillsExcellent attention to detail, time management, and organizational skillsAbility to work in a safe manner in a high-volume, fast paced environmentAbility to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidaysAbility to perform physical requirements of position including standing and walking for extended periods of time; working in refrigerated work areas as needed; kneeling, stooping, using stairs, lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds, pushing/pulling loads of up to 50 poundsOverview of ResponsibilitiesEnsure high quality and safety of all food supplyPrepare production items using recipes and Citarella presentation guidelinesFollow standardized recipes, through proper measuring and weighing of all ingredientsProperly label and date all products that are producedMonitor inventoryClean and sanitize all work stations and equipmentAdhere to all health, safety, sanitation guidelines and proceduresOther reasonably assigned duties/tasks/projects as directed by supervisorIN RETURN, WE OFFER!Competitive Wages, Medical/Dental /Vision, life insurance benefits, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Discounts, Paid Time Off, 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match!Citarella is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) Associated topics: appetizer, baker, cocinera, cocinera de produccion, cocinero, complimentary, food prep, fryer, prep, stove
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