Cooking Assistant

Posting ID : A1068489480
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Food Beverage Hospitality

DEFINITION:

The Assistant Cook takes direction from the Cook in food preparation and services. The Cook Assistant is responsible for proper safety and sanitation measures in handling food, and in cleaning equipment and utensils; assists the Cook in menu planning, purchasing and record keeping.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Help keep the kitchen clean, sanitized, and organized.
Help with the preparation of meals.
Assist the cook with the grocery shopping for the kitchen.
Assist the cook with labeling and putting up the groceries received.
Deliver food and beverages to classrooms (food and beverages should be covered)
Help to maintain all logs for the kitchen (sink, food temperature, refrigerator, freezer)
Take the lead in the kitchen if the cook is absent
Follow guidelines for feeding toddlers and assure that age and developmentally appropriate foods are prepared and served
Perform other duties/tasks consistent with the goal and objectives of this position

EXPERIENCE & TRAINING:
Qualifications/Education:
Must be at least 18 years of age or older.
Must have a high school diploma or GED.
Must have a current background and health examination on file.
Must have a current driver's license.
Must hold a current valid food and sanitation license/certificate.

Specific Job Skills:
Must be skilled in large quantity food preparation and service.
Must be skilled in food and supply procurement/purchasing.
Must be skilled in, equipment and utensil sanitation and use.

Must be skilled in record-keeping.

Please mail, fax or email cover letter, resume, and transcripts (may be unofficial) to:
It Takes A Village
800 S. Wells Street
Suite 90
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 675-0069 (f)


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