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Prep Cook

The Moments
Lakeville, MN
  • Posted: 26 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Are you looking for a job where you can showcase your culinary skills, have a work life balance, be appreciated and compensate fairly for your time, and make a difference in someone’s life each day? We may have the job for you. We are looking for skilled and talented cooks to join our team. Pay is DOE! 

We are a chef driven kitchen focusing on seasonal from scratch recipes. We pride ourselves in the meals we provide our residents that set us apart from others in our industry.

Job Summary

A Prep Cook position is available our culinary department in a state-of-the-art community in Lakeville. Applicants must be passionate and driven to provide the greatest nutritional and sensory experience for individuals living with a diagnosis of Dementia.

We believe the dining experience is an exceptional opportunity to stimulate the senses and nurture our community of Residents. In our scratch kitchen, cooks are encouraged to express their creativity through food and outstanding service.

Applicants must be professional and enthusiastic about using your talents to enrich our Residents’ lives through food and hospitality. Applicants must have a dynamic persona with a track record of being an outstanding cook and team member.

Cooks prepare and/or direct the preparation of food to be served complying with all applicable sanitation, health, and personal hygiene standards and following established food production programs and procedures. Ensure appropriate use of facility supplies and equipment to minimize loss, waste, and fraud.


The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following

  • Scratch cooking experience required
  • Preparing or directing preparation of food served using established production procedures and systems
  • Determining amount and type of food and supplies required using production systems; ensuring availability of supplies and food or approved substitutions in adequate time for preparation; serving or ensuring proper serving of food for tray line or dining room
  • Complying with established sanitation standards, personal hygiene, and health standards; observing proper food preparation and handling techniques
  • Storing food properly and safely by marking dates and items
  • Reporting necessary equipment repair and maintenance
  • Correctly preparing all food served following standard recipes and special diet orders; portioning food for serving
  • Planning food production to coordinate with meal serving hours so that excellence, quality, temperature, and appearance of food are preserved
  • Maintaining daily production records
  • Keeping work area neat and clean at all times; cleaning and maintaining equipment used in food preparation
  • Completing food temperature checks before service
  • Performing other work-related duties as assigned


  • A high school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • 3 years Prior experience in related food service positions required
  • Moderate reading and writing skills; ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures.
  • Manual dexterity; auditory and visual skills
  • Proficient interpersonal relations and communicative skills; cooperates and works together with all co-workers; plan and complete job duties with minimal supervisory direction, including appropriate judgment
  • Ability to stand, reach, lift, bend, kneel, stoop, climb, push and pull items weighing 50 pounds or less

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $20.00 per hour +


  • Full Core Benefits Package - Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Additional Plans for FT and PT including Accident, Illness, Life, Disability and More 
  • Health savings account
  • 401K 
  • Paid time off


  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Weekend availability


  • Restaurant experience: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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The Moments


Lakeville, MN
55044 USA



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