Comcast Spectacor

  • Prep Cook (Part-Time) - Hy-Vee Hall

    Location US-IA-Des Moines
    Job ID
    Spectra - Food Services & Hospitality
    Location Name
    Spectra FH - Iowa Events Center & Wells Fargo Arena
    Food/Beverage Management
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    The Prep Cook assists in preparing and production of food for the venue at catered functions. Responsible for set-up, sanitation, cleaning and closing of workstation area. Employees will work in an ever changing, fast-paced environment. The employee must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work an event based schedule.


    This position is based at our Iowa Events Center. The Iowa Events Center features a variety of flexible spaces to host events of all types and sizes. The Iowa Events Center is a unique combination of three venues under one roof: Wells Fargo Arena, Hy-Vee Hall, and Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center. The complex is flexible to meet the needs of events of all types and sizes. It is well-suited for conventions, meetings, tradeshows, sporting, social and entertainment events from 10,000–17,100 people. You can learn more about our venue here:


    Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at


    • Assists with the delivery of food to designated function areas
    • Follow a prep list created by chefs for planned duties
    • Prepare cooking ingredients
    • Prepare and plate dishes as directed such as salads, entrees and desserts
    • Ensure proper storage of all food
    • Maintains a positive and compliant employee relations climate
    • Ensures compliance with health, sanitation, safety and employment regulations by clearly communicating standards and procedures to all staff
    • Maintain a clean and organized kitchen for the food and beverage operation
    • Communicate with positively interact with diverse personalities, including co-workers and purveyors in a variety of work situations.


    • Previous experience or training in food preparation or other related kitchen experience preferred.
    • Detail oriented, ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize in a fast-paced, changing environment. 
    • Ability to be self-directed while working in a team-oriented environment.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and long hours.




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