Primary Job Duties:

  1. Works cooperatively to execute the high standards of Arizona Cardinals meal services

  2. Maintain an A grade level cleanliness of the kitchen and equipment

  1. Prepares ingredients for recipes, and follow recipes accurately and independently

  1. Responsible for providing food prep in a timely manner for chef evaluation

  2. Completes assigned prep list in a timely manner following menu and meal times

  3. Efficiently operates and maintains clean and orderly prep/cook station

  4. Assists with receiving and organizing deliveries

  5. Follow procedures for serving food, as well as rotating and storing food within coolers, freezers, dry storage, etc. utilizing a FIFO-approach (including labeling, dating, rotating, and screening products to meet food safety and organizational standards.)

  6. Adhere to guidelines for discarding or returning products that do not meet organizational standards

  7. Assist chefs in presenting and executing new recipes following food trends that adhere to dietary and nutrition needs of the team

  8. Participate with the executing training camp meal operations at off-site locations


  • Knowledgeable in functionality of WhenIWork

  • Maintains work uniform and personal hygiene to department standards

  • Vast understanding of flavor profiles and seasoning with the ability to read and execute recipes independently

  • Knowledge of weights, measurements, volume and cooking procedures

  • Familiar with proper use of commercial kitchen equipment

  • Required to work team events on weekends, off-site and out of state when necessary

  • Understands the importance of team work and adherence to department guidelines

  • Ability to respectfully communicate questions, suggestions or ideas to the chefs

  • Outgoing, goal oriented and high energy; demonstrate a growth mindset and learning attitude

  • Ability to work positively in a fast-paced environment and to prioritize multiple tasks in a deadline driven environment

  • Up-to-date with all required certifications including a food handlers card

  • Respectfully handles confidential information and maintains a professional attitude around professional athletes in their work environment.

Education: High school diploma or GED Culinary background required, including formal culinary training; equivalent work experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Experience: Experienced in all areas of meal preparation, including from scratch cooking; Previous restaurant experience and food service operations knowledge

Position Information:

The Prep Cook will be responsible for completing the meal preparation duties under the direction of the Executive and Team Chefs. This position will have the expectation to perform at the high standard of the Arizona Cardinals. The effectiveness of the position will have a direct impact on the team on-field performance and success. The job will include walking and/or standing for long periods of time as well as lifting food deliveries and equipment up to 50 lbs, working with knives and particiating in set-up of training camp kitchen.