Job Overview


  • MONASABA brings together the flavours and hospitality of Yemeni culture in its own unique way, offering traditional dishes and heartfelt service to our guests
  • Our goal is to offer an approachable and unique experience for every guest, and this starts with our staff
  • The Line Cook Prep position is designed to support, maintain and execute the standards of quality in food preparation. This position is responsible for learning and executing the kitchen organization and handling of all food requirements for the restaurant. The Product Prep role, like all other roles is to be an ambassador for the Brand.

Role of a Line Cook Prep Employee:

  • Accurately complete all prep items and food orders to Monasaba standards
  • Accountable for supporting standards of cleanliness, timing, uniform, grooming, organization, production, food quality, and consistency
  • Be enthusiastic, energetic and demonstrate a genuine positive demeanor throughout the shift
  • Be professional and hospitable while promoting the Monasaba brand
  • Possess a sincere attitude to be of service to others with a desire to succeed

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support standards of cleanliness, timing, uniform, grooming, organization, production, food quality, and consistency
  • Maintain the work area, including all counter tops, utensils, equipment, and refrigeration in a clean and sanitary condition in accordance with health and safety regulations
  • Inventory all products that may need to be stocked, pulled, and/or prepped – keep management informed of food quantities and quality in prep, on the line, and in holding
  • Communicate effectively between alternate shifts (am and pm) and ensure station is stocked and ready for service for current and incoming shift
  • Ensure proper rotation, labelling, and dating of all products
  • Accurately complete all orders with uncompromising quality and consistency as per restaurant and owners’ specifications
  • May be assigned to work multiple stations throughout the shift
  • Maintain cleanliness throughout the restaurant including, but not limited to kitchen, dining area, product displays, exterior entrance, receiving area, dish area and guest and staff washrooms
  • Identify and complete general tasks and duties within the restaurant as needed including but not limited to; washing dishes, sweeping all floors, mopping all floors, vacuuming floors and benches, cleaning windows, sanitizing washrooms, refilling sanitary supplies such as soap, paper towels, toilet paper etc


  • Collaborative in a team environment, focused on success of the team not individual
  • Maintain a sense of urgency and momentum
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Proficient knife skills
  • Works harmoniously and professionally with co-workers and management

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to prioritize and stay organized in a high-paced environment
  • Minimum of 1-year related kitchen experience
  • Ability to follow a recipe
  • Food Safety Certificate (Preferable)
  • Fluency in English both written and verbal
  • Ability to work flexible hours including mornings, days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to carry and lift items weighing 50lbs
  • Must be able to stoop and bend
  • Must be able to stand and move for extended periods of time to continuously perform essential job functions
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