Oak View Group

Prep Cook|Part-time| Utah Valley Convention Center

Location US-UT-Provo
Job ID
Location Name
Utah Valley Convention Center
Culinary / Kitchen Management
Regular Part-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is the global leader in venue development, management, and premium hospitality services for the live event industry.  Offering an unmatched, 360-degree solution set for a collection of world-class owned venues and a client roster that includes the most influential, highest attended arenas, convention centers, music festivals, performing arts centers, and cultural institutions on the planet.


More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn


Responsible for food prep, cooking, and cleaning kitchen and dishes.  Clean, cut, or peel foods to prepare them for cooking and arranging on serving dishes.  Kitchen employees follow directions from executive chef.  In addition, food preparation workers clean and maintain work areas and equipment.


This role will pay an hourly wage of $14 to $15 . 


For PT roles: Benefits: 401(k) savings plan and 401(k) matching.


job expires 6/30/2024

About the Venue

Located in historic downtown Provo, Utah the Utah Valley Convention Center opened its doors in 2012 as the premiere meeting space in Utah County. The UVCC boasts the perfect blend of modern architecture, flexible meeting space, and breathtaking interior and exterior views of the nearby Wasatch Mountains. This combined with its functional floor plan makes it the perfect venue to host any event.


JOB DUTIES: (including to but not limited to)

  • Clean, cut or peel various foods to prepare for cooking or serving.
  • Prepare foods according to banquet orders.
  • Preparation and set up of hot and cold plates as directed.
  • Arrange food on serving dishes.
  • Give food to waiters and waitresses to serve to customers.
  • Maintain and clean all equipment related areas used in food prep, serving and storing.
  • Handle and move objects.
  • Perform activities that use the whole body.
  • Monitor events, materials, and surroundings.
  • Communicate with supervisors, peers or subordinates.
  • Estimate sizes, quantities, time, cost or materials needed.
  • Control machines and processes.
  • Evaluate information against standards.
  • Establish and maintain relationships.
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Food and Beverage and the Executive Chef.



  • Have a medium level of social contact.  Ability to work closely with kitchen staff, but also spend time alone cooking. 
  • Provide excellent service to customers.
  • General knowledge for the health and safety of patrons and staff.
  • Must be sure that all details of the job are performed, and their work is accurate.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly when speaking or in writing.
  • Ability to read and understand written information.
  • Must be exact in their work. Errors could cause safety hazards for themselves and other workers.
  • Must be able to multi-task.



  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to speak clearly so that listeners may understand.
  • Must be able to make fast, simple, repeated movements of fingers, hands and wrists.
  • Ability to bend, stretch, twist or reach out with the body, arms and/or legs.
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull or carry heavy objects.
  • General knowledge on providing services to customers based on their needs.
  • On-the-job training; and little or no previous work experience.
  • High school diploma or equivalent GED. 

Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.


Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.


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