Prep Cook

San Francisco, CA
Full Time
We're excited to hire someone who is an eager and ambitious individual; someone who will “roll up their sleeves” and offer support to our growing team.

Synapse is a growing tech company, serving breakfast, lunch and snacks to about 90+ employees. We are looking for an experienced and passionate Prep Cook to join our small culinary team.

The ideal candidate for this position has previous commercial kitchen experience, is a good communicator, is responsible, is a team player and wants to work hard, while still enjoying their job and having fun. We prioritize cooking highly nutritious food, that is beautiful, delicious and leaves our team members feeling satiated and full of energy. Our menus are vegetable driven and highlight seasonal produce, sustainable proteins and whole grains. 

In order to be successful at Synapse, you should:

    • Prepare ingredients for daily menus 
    • Properly process, label and store all food items 
    • Assist with daily cleaning and maintenance of the kitchen
    • Support the other kitchen staff as needed
    • Work safely and with a sense of urgency
    • Restock snacks and beverages 
    • An ability to work independently within a small, fast-paced team
    • An entrepreneurial spirit and unrelenting passion to deliver the best service possible
    • The ability to implement feedback, learn quickly, and contribute new ideas

We are looking for someone who has:

    • Culinary Professional
    • 1-2+ years culinary experience
    • Culinary degree or in school preferred
    • Ability to work in a clean and organized manner
    • Understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills, local and seasonal ingredients
    • Must be able to lift 50+ pounds
    • Must be able to stand for 8+ hours a day
    • ServSafe Certification
    • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures


    • Growth Potential 
    • Competitive Salary 
    • Insurance (Health/Dental/Vision/Life)
    • 401(k) Match
    • Monthly Commuter Stipend
    • Monday-Friday, Hourly (7:30am-4pm, with paid lunch)


    • Pay: $20-23/hr, DOE
We are looking for top notch individuals who are seeking a challenge. Our company is growing quickly. This is an exciting time to join our team. If you are interested in adding value to our team, please apply and we will be in touch.