Prep Cook

Full Time | ID: P1-747365-6

Food & Beverage


A Prep Cook is an integral part of the culinary team, responsible for preparing and organizing ingredients, assisting with food preparation, and supporting the kitchen's smooth operation. Working under the guidance of chefs and kitchen managers, a Prep Cook ensures that ingredients are ready for cooking and contributes to the overall efficiency of the kitchen.


The following and other duties may be assigned as necessary:

  • Wash, peel, chop, slice, and portion ingredients as directed by the recipes and menu requirements
  • Assist in measuring, mixing, and assembling ingredients for recipes, following specific instructions
  • Help with plating and garnishing dishes, ensuring they meet the culinary standards for appearance
  • Monitor ingredient levels and notify supervisors when supplies are running low to prevent shortages
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace, including cleaning and sanitizing equipment, utensils, and workstations
  • Support chefs by gathering and setting up cooking equipment and utensils needed for meal preparation
  • Adhere to food safety guidelines and hygiene practices to prevent cross-contamination and ensure safe food handling
  • Collaborate effectively with other kitchen staff to coordinate tasks and maintain a smooth workflow
  • Follow recipes and instructions accurately to ensure consistency in taste and quality
  • Manage time effectively to meet deadlines and contribute to timely meal service
  • Practice portion control and minimize food waste by accurately measuring ingredients
  • Temporary or permanent duties and responsibilities may be added to or modified as deemed necessary


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Passion for food and a desire to learn and contribute to the kitchen environment
  • Familiarity with kitchen tools, knife skills, and basic food preparation techniques
  • Ability to work efficiently and keep workspaces orderly
  • Precision in following recipes and preparing ingredients
  • Capability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced kitchen environment
  • Effective communication skills to coordinate tasks with kitchen staff
  • Willingness to adapt to changing tasks and needs in a dynamic kitchen setting
  • Ability to stand for extended periods, lift heavy items, and perform repetitive tasks
  • Knowledge of food safety guidelines and sanitation practices
  • Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize tasks
  • Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule to include nights, holidays, and weekends
  • Work in a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment


This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.


Fontainebleau Las Vegas is committed to ensuring an inclusive space and sense of belonging for our Members. We believe our workforce should reflect the vast diversity of the communities we serve, and that diverse voices should be intentionally integrated into our work. We foster a culture of difference and diversity of identity, experience, and perspective, while actively striving for inclusive behaviors across our Company. By promoting these values and continuously pushing for better, we aim to create a positive work environment that encourages equality, inclusion, empowerment, and respect.  


Member must be able to qualify for licenses and permits required by federal, state, and local regulations.


Ability to read and interpret documents in English, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to read and communicate verbally in English. Written communication skills in English may also be required.


Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the Member is regularly required to stand and use hands and fingers to handle or utilize objects, tools, or controls. The Member frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and peripheral vision.

The Member must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and must have the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel and balance when performing job duties in varying work areas such as confined spaces.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a Member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Member could be exposed to an environment containing unrestricted secondhand tobacco smoke.


Fontainebleau Las Vegas believes in developing and supporting our talent into the future. Our compensation program is designed to attract, motivate, and retain talented Members who are the driving force behind the Company's success. We strive to provide market-competitive compensation. Salary will be commensurate with experience and skill set, considering a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as internal equity and market data alignment.


In alignment with our Company culture, we will strive to communicate openly about the goals of the Company and the design of the compensation program. The compensation process is designed to be fair and simple so that all Members and managers understand the Company's goals and future career development opportunities for upward mobility.