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Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company

Job Title: Prep Cook
Reports to: Kitchen Manager
Salary/Grade Level: $12.50 – $16/hour

Company Description:

Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company’s mission is to create world-class beer and food and positively contribute to our Arizona community through environmentally and socially conscious business practices.  We seek to enhance the lives of our guests, employees, and community through creating unique, flavorful, and satisfying beer and food, providing legendary customer service, participating in sustainable practices, and treating our employees well.

AZWBC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, physical disability, mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

Primary Objective of Position:

To ensure that each guest receives a meal prepared to company standards and specifications; prepare dishes according to company recipes; ensure that all dishes are made to company specifications using diverse methods of preparation; organize and properly dispose of compost, recycling, and trash while maintaining clean equipment and facilities.

Essential Functions:

    • Prepares a variety food, with diverse methods of preparation and adheres to specific product prep and handling procedures and plate presentation.
    • Adheres to all company safety and sanitation policies and procedures.
    • Ensures proper execution of recipe procedures while maintaining a high quality and consistent product.
    • Maintains cleanliness throughout the kitchen.
    • Keeps prepared food continuously flowing out of the kitchen.
    • Communicates food or equipment potential problems with managers as necessary.
    • Completes assigned prep work to stock and set up stations as necessary.
    • Breaks down and cleans station or work area at end of shift.
    • Ensures proper rotation of all products and stocks product to par.
    • Cleans and sanitizes throughout the shift.
    • Performs all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established company policies to achieve the overall objectives of this position.
    • Maintains a favorable working relationship with all other company team members to foster and promote a cooperative and harmonious working environment which will be conducive to maximum team member morale, productivity and efficiency/effectiveness.
    • Displays a favorable image of company at all times.
    • Complies with company uniform and health department requirements to ensure safe food practices.
    • Assists other team members when needed.
    • Assists other kitchen team members with prep work and cleaning responsibilities.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required or requested.

Qualification Standards:

    • Lifts and carries up to 70lbs, up to 20 times per shift; places these items on high shelves and in walk-in freezer.
    • Frequent bending and stooping.
    • Walks/stands 100% of shift.
    • Works frequently in hot and damp work environment.
    • Works with an open flame, hot oil fryers, and cooking equipment.
    • Uses sharp knives and utensils.
    • May use slicers or other kitchen machinery.
    • Able to hold items with hands (knives, pans) for extended periods of time, with up to 5 lbs of weight.
    • Able to read tickets and screens in English.
  • Able to communicate with manager and team members to ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Work a variable and flexible schedule which may include nights, weekends and holidays.


Benefits vary by job position, but generally include complimentary meals when working, complimentary 4-packs and merchandise, and healthcare coverage for full time workers. Ask us about the benefits applicable to the specific job you are applying for.

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