Careers - Prep Cook — Foster's Supermarket
Careers – Prep Cook

Prep Cook

Foster's Food Fair Ltd.

Job Title: Prep Cook
Department: Deli
Reports To: Deli Supervisor and/or Deli Manager

Job Summary – The position will be responsible for in-store activities within the Department, including providing assistance to the Department Supervisor and/or Manager by maintaining, preparing and presenting merchandise. The position will be responsible for providing quality customer service in a safe and healthy environment. Position must observe all store and company policies; while maintaining a neat, well-groomed personal appearance.

Job Duties

  1. Provide all customers with prompt, courteous and friendly service.
  2. Greet and serve customers including taking orders, packaging, pricing, and filling items.
  3. Have basic knowledge of deli products and different types of merchandise available with the ability to sell and offer suggestions to customers to promote department sales.
  4. Prepare various equipment and ingredients for daily use.
  5. Prep and prepare various foods and ingredients for cooking or serving.
  6. Keep food line, cases and other displays always stocked and properly faced in accordance with department standards.
  7. Learn basic prepping and cooking skills to be able to assist cooks and Deli staff with various tasks as needed and provide cooks with needed items.
  8. Code-date and rotate all merchandise to ensure quality and freshness.
  9. Follow all department inventory control procedures.
  10. Follow company procedures to ensure work areas are always clean. Wash and clean utensils, equipment, walls, floors, and fixtures.
  11. Always show interest and willingness to learn the industry.


  • Ability to read, comprehend, write, and speak English.
  • Ability to perform basic Math.
  • Basic computer competency preferred.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.
  • Exhibit attention to detail and commitment.
  • Positive interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in largely diverse teams.
  • Ability to work varied hours/days as store dictates.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs and to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to timely multitask while working in a fast pace environment.
  • Ability to endure hot and cold temperatures.
  • 1-2 years industry or related experience.
  • Proper knife cutting skills required.
  • Company will provide certification to complete the Basic Food & Hygiene certification.
  • Verified proof of full COVID-19 vaccination required.

When starting with Foster’s Food Fair, Ltd. as a Prep Cook, you’ll start earning between $8.55 and $12.17 per hour, depending on experience. As you progress with the company within this role, opportunities for a pay increase will be determined through annual evaluations.

Application Submission Deadline: October 6th, 2021