Line Cook Prep Cook in Phoenix, Arizona

Company: Rito's Mexican Food

Job Description

Job Summary

Prepare menu items for consumption by the customer or for use in products prepared by cook(s) and food servers. Prepare consistent, high-quality food in conformance with company standards. Maintain a sanitary kitchen and work station and complete assigned tasks quickly and efficiently.

General Accountability

  • Follow the recipes as instructed to meet company standards.
  • Be a team player—support and assist your fellow team members whenever possible; Fill-in for fellow employees where needed to ensure guest service standards and efficient operations.
  • Follow all safe food handling practices.
  • Maintain your daily and weekly sanitation and maintenance schedules.
  • Restock kitchen supplies and use our product labeling system to label, date, rotate, and store all food products.
  • Promote, work, and act in a manner consistent with the mission of Rito’s Mexican Food
  • Prepare, grill, cook, and fry foods such as Burritos, Chimichangas, Tostadas, Tacos, Enchiladas and other menu items in accordance with company standards.
  • Clean food preparation equipment, work areas, and counters or tables.
  • Take orders sent to kitchen and cook foods, according to company requirements.
  • Garnish and present meals neatly and appropriately to company standards
  • Perform food preparation tasks, such as dicing produce, cutting meats, making tacos, cutting cheese, mashing beans, shredding meat or any tasks asked of you.
  • Complete ticketed orders from steam tables, hot wells, cheesemelters, quickly and efficiently
  • *The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.


Job Qualifications/Skills

  • Education:
    High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: A few months to one year of related experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent desired but not essential for prep area.
  • Must be able to read, speak, write, and understand the primary language of the work location.
  • Must be able to perform simple math calculations and follow directions for equipment and recipe production.
  • Must be able to speak and listen to staff and managers for cooking instructions.
  • Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for the duration of a scheduled shift.
  • Must have the ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time. Must have the ability to lift, stoop, and bend.
  • Must exhibit hand coordination and dexterity for rapid productions.
  • Must have the ability to lift pots, pans, products, and other items weighing up to 25 pounds frequently.
  • Ability to operate standard kitchen equipment.
  • Keep calm under pressure.
  • Passion for teamwork.
  • Dedication to quality.
  • Ability to multitask
  • Time Management
  • Completion and passing of Maricopa County Food Handlers Test


Company Description

Rito's is a family owned and operated company nestled within the historic Garfield district near downtown Phoenix.Celebrating over 40 years, Rito's has become the place to find great tasting authentic Mexican Food.A large part of that is owed to our wonderful staff, some of whom have upwards of 20 years of service within out restaurant.At Rito's we make a conscious effort in celebrating staff and the work they do.Why?Because it raises the quality of work they do.

It is because of our staff that Rito's won second place in a contest by USA TODAY as the "Best place to get a Chimichanga" and Winner of PHOENIX Magazine's 2018 Best Burrito as well as PHOENIX NEW TIMES Best Burrito 2018!Feel like joining a wonderful team?Want to be apart of something special?Fill out an application today!

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