Giant Eagle, Inc. Prep Cook (Part Time) Twp of Pine Market District in Wexford, Pennsylvania

Position Title Prep Cook (Part Time) Twp of Pine Market District

Employment Status Part-Time

About Us Who We Are:

Finding a career in a new world of food is closer than you think. Market District is a food destination that is a big part of the Giant Eagle family of stores. At Market District, we celebrate a passion for amazing food and food expertise by combining the best of everyday grocery shopping with foods, ingredients and services rarely found in traditional supermarkets. In 13 locations in southwestern Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana, the Market District stores feature teams of chefs and other culinary professionals preparing fresh foods from scratch every day. All of our Team Members, Chefs and other culinary professionals are expertly trained to provide unsurpassed quality and service. And we love FOOD!

Our Market District family has a special heart for Team Members who understand the difference between making a meal and making an adventure. That's a quality we want to help grow, so we take care to match the best candidates to their perfect roles. That simply makes good sense, and we think our Team Members appreciate knowing that we're setting them up for success the moment they walk through our doors. We know you'll deliver exceptional experiences for our guests when we deliver unparalleled experiences for you.

Department Name Hot Foods

Street Address 155 Towne Centre Drive

City Wexford

State PA

Zip 15090

Reports To Prep Foods Team Leader - S-002

Career Site Posting Option: Store Hourly

Requisition ID 83209BR

Position Summary Our Prep Cook ensures that our guests are delighted our delicious products, and that every item is prepared to our high standards. In addition to providing unparalleled guest service and supporting the Prepared Foods Team Leader, you'll be part of the team we look to make sure that our offerings and services promote guest loyalty, and growth and success for the store. This role is for a mover and a shaker in the foodie world! Who You Are: You are a team player at heart. You know that you are only successful when those around you are set up for success. You are eager to support an amazing team, have the drive to grow your career in leadership, and have the ability to inspire those around you. You are creative with cuisine, and love to help others foster their own creativity. An interest in food doesn't quite scratch the surface for you; you're passionate about the business, the trends, and what makes customers tick. You have culinary vision beyond a simple "What's for dinner?" and every opportunity to connect with people is an opportunity for you exchange ideas and learn tricks of the trade. Our store leads are the cream of the crop and must ensure that each guest discovers the pleasure of tasting incredible food and our passion for providing it at every turn.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain safety as the top priority in all aspects of our work, for our Team Members, guests, and products.

  • Provide unparalleled guest service, constantly striving to delight and surprise our guests, vendors, and stakeholders.

  • Cultivate a foodie culture by sharing excitement and passion for food with Team Members and guests.

  • Inspire your fellow Team Members and our guests with a passion for food and a willingness to go the Extra Mile to provide the best product.

  • Receive food ingredients and supplies from main kitchen and pantry as required for daily operations.

  • Review production schedule to determine food requirements, including variety and quantity of food for preparation and assemble supplies and equipment needed for daily cooking activities.

  • Slice, grind and cook meats and vegetables using a full range of cooking methods; test food for quality.

  • Carve and display meats, vegetables, fruits and salads, and replenish service lines as necessary.

  • Prepare food products for cook's production.

  • Complete production sheets and other records as required.

  • Maintain clean work area, utensils and equipment.

  • Accommodate individual guest requests with regard to special dietary needs.

  • Attend to day-to-day problems and needs concerning equipment and food supplies, detects and ensures disposition of spoiled or unattractive food, defective supplies/equipment, and or other unusual conditions.

  • Responsible for controlling some expense within a department.

  • None

    Education and Training Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent

    Experience Required

  • 0 to 6 months

    Experience Desired Food Safety Awarenessprior food prep experience helpful

    Age Requirement

  • At least 18 years of age

    Shift 1st Shift - 6a - 3p

2nd Shift - 2p - 10p

Competencies Required

  • Adaptability

  • Customer Focused

  • Gets Things Done

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Problem Solving

  • Respect for Self and Others

    Work Environment

  • Cold Prep Rooms

  • Cooler

  • Freezer

  • Fryers/Grease

  • Hot Ovens

  • Dust

    Physical requirements

  • Carrying Up to 50 pounds

  • Lifting Up to 50 pounds

    Equipment Used

  • Adding Machine

  • Dishwasher

  • Dolly

  • Ice Machine

  • Knives

  • Lang Oven

  • Merry Chef (Oven)

  • Microwave

  • Motorola Hand Held Gun (Receiving)

  • Panini Grill

  • Power Washer

  • Proofer

  • Shrink Wrap Machine

  • Texlon Ordering Machine

  • Watchguard Detergent Dispenser

  • Chopper

  • Conventional Oven

  • Calculator

  • Copier

  • Auto Wrapper

  • Cardboard Baler

  • Carts

  • Compactor

  • Crisping Sink

  • Dumpster

  • Electric/Manual Jacks

  • Grater

  • Grinder

  • Intercom

  • Kiosk Terminal

  • Label Gun

  • Lobster Pot

  • Manual Wrapper

  • Ordering Machine

  • Periscope

  • Pineapple Corer

  • Plastic Baler

  • Power jacks

  • Pressure Hose

  • Pressure Washer

  • Price Gun

  • Receiving Gun

  • Safety Cutter

  • Scale Labeler

  • Scale

  • Shop Vacuum

  • Shredder

  • Slicer

  • Stanley Doors

  • Steam Machine

  • Telxon

  • Trash compactor

  • U-Boats

  • WalkieTalkie

  • Wrapper