Careers at Broad Street Ministry

POSITION: Utility/Prep Cook Non-exempt, hourly position

REPORTS TO: Cook and Chef
DEPARTMENT: Hospitality Collaborative
DATE: 9/18


Utility/Prep Cook is a full-time position that includes cleaning the kitchen and assisting with the prep of daily meals.


Utility Duties:

  • Clean dishes/glasses/flatware and store those items properly.
  • Wash pots, pans and trays by hand.
  • Set up or break down dish-washing area.
  • Fill/empty soak tubs with cleaning/sanitizing solutions.
  • Sweep/mop floors.
  • Wipe up any spills to ensure floors remain dry.
  • Follow all hand washing guidelines, and safe and effective hygiene practices.
  • Assist with special cleaning tasks.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervising kitchen staff.

Prep Cook Duties:

  • Assist with set-up, service, and clean-up of food production.
  • Follow safe cooking and food handling techniques.
  • Assist with receiving and organizing food deliveries and donations.
  • Other tasks as necessary as assigned by supervising kitchen staff.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work with diverse staff.
  • Ability to work effectively in pressure situations.
  • Must be flexible in working with staff and customers.
  • Required to be on time for all shifts
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push or pull up to 40 pounds throughout the work day
  • The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; stoop; bend; shake, stir, and pour; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is frequently required to wash hands.


Full-time, hourly, non-exempt position with health insurance benefits.

Please send a cover letter and resume to:

With the subject line: Utility/Prep Cook

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