Butcher Prep Cook - Meat Team Member

Naperville, Illinois, United States Full-time

Make Every Meal Special®

Standard Market is a celebration of food. Our mission is to make or discover the best tasting products to share with people who love to eat and drink. Under the Standard Market umbrella, we currently have two specialty food markets (Standard Market in Westmont and Naperville) and multiple restaurant concepts, both in-market and standalone (including Standard Market Grill, Bakersfield Wood Fired Grill, Standard Tacos & Margaritas, and The CUBE at Standard Market, located across Chicagoland).

Value Add Prep Team

Standard Market is looking to hire experienced prep team members for our meat department value add team. Prep team member will be responsible for preparing beef, pork, chicken, lamb & veal.  Applicants must have a passion for meat, prepping proteins and cooking, a positive attitude, and a drive to provide excellent customer service.

Responsibilities: -

  • Perform all prep duties by following our marketmade recipes, including cutting of proteins, marinating, packaging, and special orders.
  • Maintain the highest levels of sanitation, cleanliness and organization
  • Maintain timely and accurate production. Jobs completed to time, cost and quality standards
  • Minimize waste by using appropriate product-rotation systems, accurate cutting and portioning
  • Use all tools and equipment in accordance with the established standards.
  • Arrange prepared cuts of meat and place them in an attractive manner in the display case
  • Weigh, label and price a variety of cuts of meat for on-demand selections by customers in an efficient manner
  • Prepare meat into forms ready for cooking using a variety of actions, including boning, tying, grinding, cutting and trimming
  • Educate customers on different selections and types of poultry, pork and beef to help them decide what to purchase
  • Other duties and responsibilities, as instructed by Production Manager


  • Minimum 2 years of experience with different proteins.
  • Ability to follow instructions and procedures
  • Effective time management and multitasking skills
  • Able to stand and walk for long periods of time, bend and lift loads up to 50 pounds
  • Can properly handle knives and other related equipment

You will benefit from experiencing

  • Opportunities for Advancement
  • Challenging Work
  • Supportive Environment
  • On The Job - Paid Training
  • Career Focused Organization