SMG Prep Cook in Ontario, California

Position Title ONTARIO CONVENTION CENTER Prep Cook Job Code: 359412

Department Food & Beverage

Reports to Executive Chef/Lead Cook/Director of Food & Beverage

Classification: Part-time, Non-Exempt

Position Summary: ONTARIO CONVENTION CENTER Prepares food orders, including entrees, salads, appetizers, sandwiches and other dishes.

Essential Functions:

  • Washes, peels, slices, and mixes ingredients for salads, cold plates and garnishes.
  • Carves and slices meats and cheese.
  • Portions and arranges food on serving dishes.
  • Prepares fruit or seafood cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.
  • Measures and mixes ingredients to make salad dressings, cocktail sauces, gelatin salads, cold desserts and waffles, following recipes.
  • Prepares breakfast and dessert fruits such as melons, grapefruit and bananas.
  • Maintains organized, sanitary workstation at all times.
  • Labels and dates food items for storage.
  • Assists in the preparation of cut vegetables, baked goods, and cold sauces.
  • Distributes food to banquet servers to serve to customers.
  • Maintains organization of walk-in coolers keeping them clean at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required: Two year certificate from culinary school or comparable experience




Knowledge of:

Food service health codes and standards

Ability to:

Read and interpret recipes

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals

Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Physical and Environmental Requirements:

This position requires standing for prolonged periods of time, walking, bending and stooping; performing work through repetitive eye/hand coordination; constant reaching and handling products; irregular hours including nights and weekends will be required.


HR Coordinator Recruiter- Terri Wallace

SMG‐Ontario Convention Center

2000 E Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764

Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact

(909) 937-3000.


SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled