Position Overview

Prep cooks are usually hired on an entry level. They are required to perform support duties such as cutting meat and vegetables, receiving deliveries, cleaning kitchen, managing guests and stocking goods.

If you are looking for a job as a Prep Cook, the following cover letter sample may come in handy.

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Prep Cook Cover Letter Sample


Jake Davis
1033 River Road, Saint Croix Falls, WI 27353
(204) 444-4444, jake @ email . com

May 5, 2015

Mr. Rupert Murdock
Manager Hospitality
Hilton Suites
88 Home Road
Saint Croix Falls, WI 89282


Dear Mr. Murdock:

I’d like to offer my services in the role of a Prep Cook at Hilton Suites, as advertised on indeed.com. I possess proven cooking skills, great attention to detail and a meticulous manner which uniquely qualifies me for this position. Utilizing my skills and knowledge, I can effectively contribute to the operations of Hilton Suites’ Kitchen.

My familiarity of pre-cooking procedures, food preparation and kitchen equipment handling developed from long hours spent in the school cafeteria. While working as an internee, I have acquired the capabilities that are necessary to ensure that all kitchen operations are running smoothly:

• Preparing all menu items in accordance with employer recipes
• Managing all assigned prep list items and setting up cook’s line stations
• Maintaining product presentations and quality
• Performing side duties such as greeting guests, bussing tables, cleaning work areas, washing dishes and unpacking supply deliveries

My attached resume will provide you with further information about my strengths and skills. I will call you after few days to ask for an interview date. Should you need to reach me in the interim, I will be available at (204) 444-4444.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to hearing from you soon.


Best regards,

Jake Davis

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