Prep Cook


Prep Cooks at the Whitewater Center are responsible for cooking and preparing a variety of food products according to the Daily Prep List.


  • Prepare a variety of food products including meat, seafood, poultry, and vegetables for cooking in broilers, ovens, grills, and fryers
  • Understand and consistently comply with portion sizes and recipe specifications as described on recipe cards
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary work station including tables, shelves, walls grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, sauté burners, convection oven, flat top range, and refrigeration equipment
  • Refer to the Daily Prep List and opening and closing checklists for assigned duties and comply with all kitchen rules, policies, and procedures
  • Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant
  • Maintain availability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required


  • Must be able to communicate clearly with managers and kitchen personnel

Additional Info:


  • Access to the Whitewater Center’s pass activities
  • Staff discount program and pro deals


Overview of Food and Beverage Department

The Food and Beverage Department delivers exceptional, chef-driven culinary service to Whitewater guests. Whitewater is home to diverse and ever-evolving food and beverage outlets, including full-service and fast casual dining options. In addition, the Food and Beverage Department oversees catering for private events and Adventure Dining.


Working at Whitewater

Whitewater is rooted in the belief that the active, outdoor lifestyle is for everyone. We are a team whose culture and work environment are dedicated to providing real engagement through authentic experiences. By promoting an active, outdoor lifestyle, we build community and opportunities for people to come together.


Applicants interested in this position apply via the application link below.

The application is a 2-step process. Applicants must complete the online application and then participate in a one-way video interview. The invitation to participate in the video interview will be emailed after you complete the online forms. The interview takes 15-20 minutes to complete and is a series of questions answered with a webcam or the mobile app.

Thank you for your interest in employment at the Whitewater Center.

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