Kitchen Assistant / Prep Cook

Kitchen Assistant / Prep Cook Job Description [pdf]

$16 to $18 per hour

REPORTS TO:  Kitchen Manager/Chef


Do you enjoy working in the kitchen?  Are you interested in joining a lower-stress environment of dedicated and hard-working people? We invite you to join our team! We are hiring for the position of Kitchen Assistant/Prep Cook.  At Texas Sun Winery, we utilize a bistro kitchen for creating and preparing our delicious menu.  Kitchen knowledge and experience is preferred, but not required.  The Kitchen Assistant/Prep Cook position is part time: afternoons, evenings, and weekends, 25-35 hours per week. Texas Sun Winery is open for business Tuesday-Saturday.  We are closed on Sundays and Mondays.


  • Self-motivated
  • Responsible
  • Reliable
  • Excellent communicator
  • Detail oriented
  • Well-kept appearance
  • Enjoys cooking and plating food
  • Food industry experience and basic knife skills preferred but not required


  • ServSafe certification (can be completed after hire)
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be able to work both independently and as a team
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must maintain an exceptionally clean and organized kitchen environment
  • Able to work clear-minded in an occasionally fast-paced environment while multitasking


  • Primary responsibility is to promote, work, and act in a manner consistent with the mission of Texas Sun Winery:  to provide each guest with a unique and exceptional experience, in an atmosphere of friendliness and relaxation, every time they visit.
  • Provide assistance as instructed by Kitchen Manager/Chef
  • Ensure all nutritional and sanitary requirements are met
  • Ensure all aspects of kitchen cleanliness, including storage areas and refrigeration units
  • Perform cooking and plating of food
  • Perform food preparation as required for winery guests, private parties and winery events
  • Slice vegetables, fruit, meat, cheese and other ingredients
  • Assist Chef with labelling & storing food items, as well as maintaining ingredient stocks
  • Keep all kitchen utensils and dishes appropriately washed and stored
  • Assist with all dishwashing and wine glass polishing
  • Complete opening and closing kitchen checklists as required by Chef


  • A positive, friendly place to work.  At Texas Sun Winery, each employee is considered a vital part of our team!
  • Flexible hours.  We appreciate that you have a life outside of work, and we make every effort to be as flexible as possible with each employee’s schedule.
  • Competitive Pay: We start team members at a competitive pay rate, and desire to give raises based on performance
  • Discounts: Each employee receives a 50% discount on all items purchased at the winery
  • Advancement opportunities are available to those that demonstrate excellence, service, and care

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