Prep Cook

Franklin, MD
United States
Job Description

At Southall, we are looking for team members to help us as we continue our journey to inspire culinary consciousness � showcasing fresh, seasonal fare that highlights the path from seed to plate. Our dining experiences take place just steps from where our ingredients are grown and raised.

Our two restaurants, Sojourner, and January, each evoke a feeling of their own; Sojourner, our center of the life in the Inn, where all are welcome to gather, and our all-day and in-room dining emanates from its kitchen. The vibe is elegant but casual. January, opening in 2024, will be open exclusively for dinner, with each meal dependent on the season and ingredients available for harvest. It is where our guests will come to share the joy of a meal with family and friends all while watching it all prepared in state-of-the-art open kitchen.

Open roles:

  • Line Cooks | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Prep Cooks | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Submit your resume and tell us a little bit about why you want to join us on our journey! If there is a fit, our culinary recruiting team will be in touch with you! Learn more about dining at Southall here.

Please note applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.


  • Prepare all foods according to standard recipes to ensure consistency for the guest.

  • Have good working knowledge of fundamental cooking procedures.

  • Monitor the proper storage of products and portion control to maintain the highest levels of quality.

  • Stocking and setting up the kitchen stations according to specifications.

  • Ensure that all operations of the inn operate in a clean, sanitary, and organized fashion. Products must be received, stored, and handled properly in all phases of preparation.

  • Ensure that all equipment in working areas is clean and in proper working condition.

  • Assist in food preparation assignments during off-peak periods.

  • Actively show respect for the product coming through our doors as well as your fellow co-workers. A positive attitude must be exhibited even during the most trying times.

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years kitchen experience

  • Excellent time management skills; Strong organization and active listening skills

  • Ability to read, write and understand the English language in order to complete requisitions, read recipes and communicate with other employees

Education and Requirements

  • Must be able to push, pull and lift 50 pounds

  • Available to work weekends, evenings and/or holidays

  • Must be able to walk and stand for prolonged periods as needed

Southall Farm and Inn is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Southall provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender, national origin, status as a protected veteran, disability or any other classification protected by law. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.