Wegmans Prep Cook in Woodbridge, New Jersey

Title: Prep Cook Location: NJ-Woodbridge-WOODBRIDGE,15 Woodbridge Cr Dr,Woodbridge,NJ 07095 Other Locations:

Want a job you’ll LOVE?Our Prepared Foods department offers customers healthy, affordable meal solutions throughout the entire day. In this position, you’ll educate our customers about the exceptional ingredients and products we offer and assist in the creation of a variety of entrée and side dishes. If you have a passion for working with food and are looking to develop your skills and talents, this could be the role for you! Looking for Career Growth? Watch our video! http://youtu.be/Bw7gG0U6DqM

How do I make a difference? Providing Incredible, Knowledge Based Customer Service

Proactively approach customers at the counter, weigh and package prepared items as requested, answer questions about products, offer suggestions for meal solutions and respond with a sense of urgency

Utilize resources to increase knowledge of products and practices by connecting with team leaders and department managers and recognizing how featured items and themes tie into the department, particularly regarding Menu magazine Ensuring High Quality Products & Ingredients

Follow Wegmans core recipes, production lists, and proper knife skills to prep ingredients and ensure a quality and consistent outcome

Follow Wegmans Guiding Principles and department job aides to ensure ingredients are ready to be used to avoid setbacks or delays in kitchen operations

Maintain appearance of Chef’s case by refilling products, setting up supplies, and ensuring station is well-merchandised and signs are properly displayed

Perform closing procedures, including cleaning stations, storing prepared food to maintain freshness & quality, and leaving the department ready for tasks to take place efficiently the next morning

Properly handle products, use equipment, keep accurate logs and follow sanitation practices in accordance with food and human safety guidelines and Simplification 5S procedures Living Who We Are

Support, encourage, and respect co-workers

Work with supervisor to set and achieve goals for professional development

Comply with Wegmans Policies and Work Rules, as well as, federal and state laws

Maintain open lines of communication with supervisors and coworkers to ensure the most efficient operations in the department Seeking Candidates Who…

Live our values: caring, respect, empowerment, making a difference, high standards

Possess teamwork & diversity awareness

Seek continuous learning opportunities

Provide incredible customer service

Ensure food & human safety

Possess organizational skills

Provide knowledge based service

Educate self and others about product knowledge

Use and explain Wegmans cooking techniques

Possess culinary knife skills Preferred Skills and Experience

Experience working in a retail/food service setting

Experience working as a pantry cook/apprentice cook

Associates or Bachelors degree in Culinary Arts

Work Environment

Work involves continuous interaction with customers and co-workers in a fast-paced environment

Typical motions include repetitive hand and are movements, bending and reaching

Responsible for moving and lifting 5-20 pounds with a maximum weight lifted of 50 pounds rarely

Will spend the majority of time on his or her feet and stand or walk without a break for up to 4 hours

May be exposed to various allergens and work environments, including temperature changes * Employment at Wegmans may be contingent upon your completion and our evaluation of a drug screen physical and/or criminal background check. All Applicants will be screened; only those closely matching the job posting will be interviewed