The Real Good Life, LLC Prep Cook Wauwatosa, WI · Part time Company website

The Prep Cook will be the backbone of kitchen efficiency, splitting time between cooking, meal prep, and cleanliness.


Reports To: Kitchen Manager

Compensation: $15-18 per hour

Hours of Operation

Mon - 8am - 3pm

Tues - 8am - 3pm

Wed - 8am - 1pm

Thurs - Off

Fri - 8am - 3pm 

Sat - 8am - 3pm

Sun - 8am - 1pm

*Hours are flexible and open to discussion on a candidate by candidate basis. If you are only available on certain days, just let us know in the application.*

Purpose: The Prep Cook will be the backbone of kitchen efficiency, splitting time between cooking, meal prep, and cleanliness.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities, and Expectations:

Regularly, effectively, and efficiently cooking menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff, such as (60% of time spent):

  • Preparing food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, prepping meat, or preparing sauces);
  • Properly packing, sealing and labeling of packaging;
  • Answering, reporting, and following Kitchen Manager’s instructions
  • Leading Kitchen Assistants in seeing a dish from start to finish
  • Cleaning up station and taking care of leftover food

Regularly, effectively, and efficiently keeping the facilities clean and efficient, including but not limited to (40% of time spent):

  • Assisting with loading and unloading deliveries of supplies and food;
  • Cleaning equipment and dishes during service; and
  • Wiping down surfaces and sweep floors at end of service

Required Skills, Qualifications, Experience, and Technology:

  • Formal culinary schooling or kitchen experience a plus
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks;
  • Ability to consistently and regularly lift up to 50 pounds;
  • Ability to consistently and regularly stand for long durations of time (8 or more hours);
  • Familiarity with industry’s best practices


20% off all purchases

Free leftovers

$50 per year to use as you wish to make your job better

Parental leave

Retirement plans with 3% match

Short-term disability (if you work more than 30 hours per week)

Life insurance (if you work more than 30 hours per week)


$15 - $18 per hour