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Purfoods Prep Cook in Grinnell, Iowa

Prep Cooks are responsible for preparing food and ingredients to be cooked in kettles of mixed in mixers.

  • Prepare and maintain efficient setup of the prep room

  • Understand kitchen needs for the day

  • Initiate and ensure all batches are accurate and signed off

  • Weigh prepped ingredients as needed

  • Open boxed ingredients and decant into pans

  • Ensure that equipment is returned to the dish room in an efficient manner

  • Understand and operate stick blenders in a safe manner

  • Inspect equipment after cleaning and before use to ensure that they are clean

  • Adhere to strict safety, quality, and production standards including food sanitation (GMP) guidelines

  • Be a team player, including the ability to communicate well with others

  • Basic reading comprehension

  • Basic math, weight, an measurement skills (pounds, ounces, etc.)

  • High school diploma or GED preferred

  • Prep cook experience preferred

  • Able to stand and walk for extended periods of time

  • Able to push, pull, and lift items that are up to 50 pounds occasionally

  • Able to work in variable temperatures between 38 and 70 degrees

Mom’s Meals, a PurFoods Company is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 20 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Mom's Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.

Mom’s Meals, a PurFoods Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


ID: 2020-2027

External Company Name: Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company

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Street: 810 Blakely Circle