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Cooks and Kitchen Staff

Berkeley, CaliforniaFull-time
About the Job
About the Job:
Prime Roots is seeking Full Time and Part Time Cooks and Kitchen Staff to become an integral part of our team! At Prime Roots, we envision a delicious protein-rich future that is sustainable for environmental and human health. You will have the opportunity to be at the forefront of sustainable and delicious foods. You will gain valuable experience making delicious plant-based foods.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare ingredients and foods for various processing.
  • Processing ingredients to make into end products and packaging.
  • Maintaining food safety standards and following protocols and procedures precisely.
  • Utilizing kitchen and food production equipment to process ingredients. 
  • Package, label, and store foods and ingredients.
  • Intake inventory and conduct inventory assessments and controls.
  • Performing quality assurance and quality control tasks.
  • Helping to design and implement new processes.
  • Ensure that quality control and quality assurance standards are being met.
  • Disassembling, cleaning, and proper storage and maintenance of equipment.
  • At times, pack and help to fulfill orders.

Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Previous food service, production, handling food in professional environment experience preferred, not required.
  • Standing, walking, hand use, and other physical requirements such a bending for the majority of working hours.
  • Ability to use various kitchen tools and equipment and the ability to work in variable temperatures.
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Food Safety Handlers and other food safety certifications preferred but not required.
  • Passion and love for food!

Perks:
  • Opportunity to work in a fast-growing startup on innovative and delicious world-changing products.
  • Ability to grow within the team and company.
  • Great benefits for eligible employees (medical, dental, vision, 401k).
  • Food, of course!

Prime Roots is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity and inclusiveness. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Prime Roots

Prime Roots (formerly Terramino Foods) is a venture backed San Francisco Bay Area based food company that is mission and community driven. Prime Roots grows and uses a fungi superprotein to make delicious and ultra-sustainable food products. The work of the Prime Roots team has been featured in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Forbes, Food and Wine, and more.