Receiving Clerk/Prep Cook - Torresdale @ UnionLeague


Job Title:                           Receiving Clerk/Prep Cook

Department:                   A la Carte

Reports to:                      Chef

Job Summary: To provide ensure quality food and products be used for service, maintain a clean and organized kitchen/stock area, and to assist chef and cooks where needed.



  • Opens restaurant each morning
  • Accepts and signs for deliveries from distributors
  • Maintains records of all received shipments
  • Label all perishable items and organize to ensure freshness
  • Rotate food and perishable items to eliminate loss
  • Up keep and clean the facility, including the bathrooms (daily)
  • Implement and follow back of house standards
  • Stores, restocks, and shelves delivery items as necessary
  • Take daily inventory of food, dry goods and paper products
  • At the end of the month, master inventory of all products
  • Communicate clearly, effectively, and efficiently with chef
  • Reports any major or unresolved shipment delays or problems to chef
  • Assists in kitchen prep daily, mise en place, etc
  • Practices food safety and sanitation when handling meats, seafood, and other items
  • Practices clear and written communication between BOH and FOH staff



  • Strong organization skills
  • Attention to detail/quality
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to log information and make mathematical computations quickly and accurately
  • Understanding of seafood, meats, vegetables, and basic ingredients
  • Be able to carefully handle live product (lobster, crab)
  • Must be able to lift 25+ lbs
  • Must stand for long periods of time - bending and lifting required daily
  • Note: Back of house experience is a plus, but not required. The above tasks and any additional duties shall be completed to the satisfaction of the Dining Room Manager and Chef


This job is open at the following location:

Torresdale- 3801 Grant Avenue- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19114