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Prep Cook

Company: Three Stone Hearth, LLC
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

About Three Stone HearthThree Stone Hearth was founded in 2006 and is a Berkeley-based worker-owner cooperative that produces, packages and sells a weekly menu of healthy, nutrient-dense, home-style prepared foods for sale online (for pick-up or delivery) and in our Brick & Mortar store.Working at Three Stone Hearth is a great opportunity for engagement in meaningful work, skill development and personal growth. It is a demanding environment, and a rewarding one. Our goal is to build a successful, sustainable business, and cultivate a thriving community within our walls.About the WorkplaceWe are committed to creating a self-directed and self-managing workplace, which is always evolving. In 2013, we adopted Holacracy as our "operating system" as a governance structure for organizing our work, which is designed to decentralize authority, raise transparency and encourage full participation. We're looking for people who are excited by this opportunity to participate in a progressive workplace, personal and professional development and a potential path to worker-ownership.Prep Cook Position OverviewThree Stone Hearth is seeking an experienced part-time (4 days) Prep Cook. The Prep Cook participates in the production of our weekly menu and is accountable for preparing raw ingredients, keeping a clean workspace, practicing and maintaining food safety standards, keeping a good work pace, tracking ingredients for mise en place, assisting production cooks execute recipes, jarring and labeling products, and overall kitchen clean-up. Required Education, Experience and SkillsPreference for applicants with one-year experience working in a commercial kitchen or equivalent. Basic understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills.Food Handlers or Safe Serve Certification, upon hire.Experience working with whole, organic fruits and vegetables, sprouted grains, raw and cultured dairy and pasture-raised meats, preferred not required. Familiarity with principles of food sustainability, including principles of Weston A. Price Foundation, preferred, not required. Strong attention to detail. Highly organized; capacity to multitask, set priorities and respond quickly to changing needs.Co-operative experience is a plus!Personal AttributesHigh level of professionalism. Upbeat, flexible, team player, with good communications and relationship-building skills. Attendance and punctuality is required.Ability to work in a diverse environment with co-workers of varying skills levels.Familiarity with Holacracy is appreciated but not required.Physical RequirementsAbility to stand for extended periods of time. Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds. Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment.SchedulePosition is part-time, 4 daysweek; must be able to work a weekend day. Current need is for Monday 9:30 - 6pm, Thursday 8 - 4:30pm, Friday 8:00 - 3:30pm, Sunday 8 - 4:30pm. Benefits & PerksMedical, Dental, and Vision insurance (for staff working 30+ hoursweek)Life, Long Term Disability and AD insurance (for staff working 20+ hoursweek)Nutrient-dense staff lunchEmployee discounts on our housemade and retail productsClipper Card Direct Compensation $17.50 per hour starting rate plus benefits noted above.To apply, email Interested applicants should send a current resume and cover letter. Please DO NOT CALL, do not leave phone messages and do not drop in. We will only consider candidates that contact us through email. Email should include a basic introduction and a little about yourself, your email, phone number and your current resume.

Keywords: Three Stone Hearth, LLC, Berkeley , Prep Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Berkeley, California

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