1. Prepares Meals
The cook will prepare all meals on weekly basis. The cook's responsibilities include: preparing balanced meals that meet daily nutritional requirements; preparing food that is appetizing to both students and staff; setting tables family style; ordering food for weekend meals and holiday meals.
2. Maintains Clean and Organized Kitchen
The cook will ensure that cupboard and counter space are well kept and free of grease, grit, and grime; ensure all equipment is clean and operating effectively; and follow all standards enforced by the Department of Health.
3. Child Nutrition
In cooperation with the other cooks, the cook will participate in the Child Nutrition Program by keeping track of the number of students and staff that are eating meals, completing required paperwork and keeping documents in order and up to date, and working with other cooks in the preparing and applying for government commodities that are available.
The cook will order food and supplies from various distributors while staying within the allotted budget and maintain invoices in an organized manner.
The cook will perform other kitchen or housekeeping duties as assigned, including but not limited to assisting the Service Manager with miscellaneous program activities.
1. Physical Demands. Requires vision, moderate to high level of physical activity to include : standing for long periods of time, walking, lifting/carrying up to 25 lbs.
2. Environmental Factors. Indoors/Outdoors: Residential treatment facility.
3. Working Hours. Work week defined by program.