Cook - Prep

Jitjatjo is looking for energetic and hardworking team members who are comfortable working in fast-paced kitchen environments.

Prep Cooks are passionate about food and support the leading chefs with ingredient preparation, basic cooking, and prepare simple dishes such as salads and entrees. Successful Talent multitask, operate with minimal supervision, and carefully follow directions. Prep Cooks maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, and taking out trash.

Washes, peels, chops, measures, basic knife skills, temperature knowledge.

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  • Carefully follow standard recipes while preparing assigned items for food service

  • Prepare, chop, slice, measure, and cut all ingredient portions prior to cooking

  • Label and organize all ingredients so they can be easily accessible

  • Prepare simple dishes upon request and basic cooking duties

  • Clean and maintain assigned work station areas

  • Perform other kitchen duties as assigned

  • Follow safe and sanitary food handling practices according to local health and state laws

  • Maintain a positive and professional environment with coworkers and customers


  • Previous experience as a prep cook or line cook working in a restaurant, commisary, or catering environment

  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, knife skills, ingredients, equipment and procedures in the kitchen

  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks with strong attention to detail

  • Physical ability to lift/carry heavy equipment and stand for long periods of time

  • Must understand and execute food safety and sanitation protocols

  • Familiar with industry best practices

  • Excellent verbal communication and organization skills

  • Responsible, trustworthy, and team player qualities

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Why Jitjatjo?

We are urgently hiring workers to fill open shifts and positions near you!

Why work with Jitjatjo?
  • Apply once: Submit a single application and we automatically connect you with long and short-term jobs that fit your skills, schedule, and location.
  • Temp-to-Perm: Demonstrating your skills, reliability and passion could see you offered a full-time position with benefits.
  • New Opportunities: Make new connections, explore different positions, try a new industry. The choice is yours.
  • Get Paid Fast: Stop waiting two weeks for a paycheck. Our employees can get paid as quickly as after every shift.
  • Team Support: Our amazing team will support you along the way.

We’re seeking quality talent for a wide range of roles.

*Instant Pay is conditional on the achievement of performance criteria, a current/active and supported debit card, a supported tax profile, and approval of hours worked. Certain gigs may require additional time to verify worker hours and in such cases, payment may take longer to process. USA only.