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Prep Cook job in Oakland

Revolution Foods jobs
Company Type:  Certified B Corporation
Industry:  Other/Not Classified
Employment:  Full-time
Impact Area:  Food & Nutrition
Company Name:  Revolution Foods

Country:  United States
City:  Oakland


Working in a team environment in our test plant, the production cook is responsible for all food production, packaging, and sanitation issues for the RD and production kitchen.  This is a fast paced production and RD position that requires a great deal
of accuracy as well as exceptional cooking skills. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Prepares food including cooking, roasting, baking, and the preparation of “ready to cook” meals.  Ensures compliance with menus, recipes, production schedules, and quality standards.
  • Participates in daily testing of foods and recipes
  • Portions and packages food to be delivered to consumers as well as RD.  May be called upon to assist with the loading of delivery vans.
  • Completes preparation assignments for next day’s menu.
  • Cleans equipment and performs other sanitation duties as assigned.
  • Participates in batch testing, yield measurements and production of pilot menu items.
  • Make “ingredient market and store runs” for product development on occasion.



To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

- Problem Solving Skills

- Interpersonal Skills

- Teamwork

- Ethics

- Judgment

- Professionalism

- Adaptability

- Attendance/Punctuality

- Ability to measure and convert weights and volumes

- Ability to demonstrate excellent knife skills


- High School Diploma or equivalent

- Culinary degree preferred

- A minimum of two years of experience in a high volume kitchen operation

- Must have knowledge of various commercial cooking equipment


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to fellow employees.


Ability to apply basic arithmetic to common food service applications: add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.


Has a working knowledge of the Windows Operating System and Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word and Excel. Must be able to seamlessly utilize proprietary databases to accurately plan production schedules, meal counts, purchasing specifications and quantities,
and similar routine activities.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to be adaptable to sudden changes in production plans, scheduling, and resource allocation, and adept at service recovery.


ServSafe certification preferred and must be obtained within 90 days of employment. Must have a valid California State Drivers License.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently
lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Must be able to taste and smell.


Job functions are performed primarily in a clean, ventilated, well-lighted temperature controlled environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

ref: (SB_10645)
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