The Cook is responsible for food preparation for the youth at the shelter during the assigned shift.
Prepare quality food for youth.
Assistance in menu preparation to ensure compliance with specified standards and
recommendations by the American Dietetic Association, funding source, State
licensing, National School Lunch Programs (NSLP) and Southwest Key guidelines.
Maintain a clean, safe and hazard-free dining room and kitchen facility at all times.
Ensure the kitchen is in compliance with health department standards.
Assist in maintaining inventory for food purchases and equipment including monitoring monthly waste control.
Wash, peel, and cut various foods, such as fruits and vegetables, to prepare for cooking or serving.
Ensure food is stored and cooked at correct temperature by regulating temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.
Enter menus in a timely manner into NSLP data base.
One (1) or Two (2) years experience in food service preparation within a residential, institutional or educational, or large restaurant setting.
Food handler’s permit.
Must possess a valid state driver’s license and be eligible to drive to facilitate program services as required by contractual agreement.
Cleared Tuberculosis test results.
Cleared background check from appropriate entity.