Cook Job at SGA Talent, Orangeburg, SC

  • SGA Talent
  • Orangeburg, SC

Job Description

SGA Lists is a premier staffing agency located in Saratoga Springs, NY. We are currently hiring in Orangeburg, South Carolina for cook positions.

As a Prep Cook, your main responsibility will be to assist the kitchen team in preparing food items for cooking and serving. You will work closely with the chefs and other kitchen staff to ensure that all ingredients are properly prepped and ready for use. Your duties will include:
  • Cutting, chopping, and peeling vegetables and fruits
  • Measuring and weighing ingredients
  • Preparing sauces, dressings, and marinades
  • Seasoning and marinating meats, poultry, and seafood
  • Preparing doughs, batters, and other basic recipes
  • Assisting with food plating and presentation
  • Cleaning and sanitizing work areas and equipment

To be successful in this role, you should have some experience in a food preparation or kitchen assistant role. The following skills and qualifications are required:

  • Knowledge of basic food preparation techniques
  • Familiarity with food handling and safety guidelines
  • Ability to follow recipes accurately
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good knife skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Previous experience in a restaurant or food industry setting is preferred but not required. If you have worked as a dietary aide or in catering, it can also be beneficial.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about the culinary arts and wants to gain experience in a professional kitchen. If you are a team player who is eager to learn and grow, we would love to hear from you.
Please note that this is a general job description for a Prep Cook position. Specific duties may vary depending on the establishment.

This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

Salary: $14.00 - $15.00 per hour

Expected hours: 36 per week

  • Flexible schedule
  • Referral program

Physical setting:

  • Casual dining restaurant
  • Fast casual restaurant
  • Quick service & fast food restaurant


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Morning shift
  • Night shift

Weekly day range:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed


  • Cooking: 3 years (Required)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Required)
  • Night Shift (Required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Orangeburg, SC 29115 (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Full time, Temporary work, Part time, Casual work, Currently hiring, Flexible hours, Shift work, Night shift, Weekend work, Day shift, Afternoon shift, Monday to Friday,

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