Lynchburg, VA
Requisition #1072


Meriwether Godsey is looking for a Prep Cook, to assist in the production and preparation of daily meals and special functions at the Virginia Episcopal School, a private college preparatory school located in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains.


What you will do:

  • Assist Chef and production staff in food production in a timely manner, using batch-cooking methods to maintain quality and freshness of the product.
  • Follow prep list created by the chef, accurately measuring ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking.
  • Prepare cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat etc.
  • Undertake basic cooking duties and prepare simple dishes, following recipes provided.
  • Use traditional, made from scratch preparation methods, follow recipes, and keep accurate production logs.
  • Work collaboratively alongside other production staff to incorporate key ingredients/products into recipe and menu offerings on a daily basis.
  • Participate in transporting, setting up, garnishing, maintaining, and breaking down of food and supplies at assigned stations.
  • Maintain a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen and adhere to food safety, sanitation standards, and all HACCP recording.
  • Assist in maintaining food quality and performing tasks quickly and efficiently.


What you need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; training from a culinary school will be an asset.
  • 2 – 3 years food preparatory experience preferred
  • Experience with high volume foodservice operations, preferably school environments.
  • Leadership and organizational skills; ability to work in a team environment
  • Good communication skills and customer service focused
  • Passion for reducing waste and promoting sustainable practices
  • ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification preferred
  • Reliable Transportation


What you will get:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Free Meals Provided
  • Free Uniforms
  • Benefits such as Health, Vision, Dental, and more!


Meriwether Godsey offers significant opportunities for growth and career advancement. The work environment is fast-paced, team-oriented, and high-energy. You’ll be surrounded and supported by people who are passionate about serving others.

Enjoy a small, community-focused environment where you may grow your leadership and hospitality skills, and your career opportunities with an employee-owned, value-based company. Help the Virginia Episcopal School and Meriwether Godsey set the standard for hospitality in the Central Virginia market!




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