Catering Kitchen Prep Cook

Columbus, OH

Schmidt’s Catering Prep

Full or Part Time Position


Primary Location: Ohio Expo Center


We are seeking quality oriented individuals to help in our banquet/catering kitchen.  Our kitchen is located at Ohio Expo Center, where we service all of Schmidt’s off premise catering.  You will be responsible for food prep, production, and maintaining a clean kitchen.  Nights and weekends

Job Overview

  • Assist in food preparation, chopping vegetables, making salads, soups, and entrees
  • Ensuring proper food storage
  • Learning and following designated cooking methods and recipes to ensure consistency in menu items.
  • Strives to learn to learn and improve cooking skills, expand knowledge of food products and techniques.
  • Assist with cleaning, sanitation, organization of kitchen, walk-in coolers, and storage areas.
  • Additional responsibilities as requested by the management team.


ADA Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain standing for long periods of time
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be able to move around locations
  • Must be able to move, lift, carry, setup, tear down equipment often
  • Must be able to move wrists in consistent motions numerous times
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds to chest
    • Frequently moves boxes and equipment
  • Occasionally ascend/descends a ladder to service lights, signs, and tents
  • Must have the ability to communicate information and ideas so other will understand
    • Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
  • Must be able to observe details at close range
  • Job requires working in outdoor weather conditions