Cook for Preschool & Elementary

Posting ID : A1068516077
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Food Beverage Hospitality

Job Description: Cook

Definition: Prepares meals for school breakfast /lunch program while following federal and state guidelines for the program.


High School Diploma or GED. A certificate from an accredited college, technical or vocational school for completion of a course of study in professional cooking, food service/dietary management, culinary arts or a closely related area preferred but not required.

Must be able to pass fingerprinting background check

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-Knowledge of principles, tools and techniques of food service management, including planning and purchasing.

-Knowledge of general principles of menu planning, modification of recipes, preparation of foods.

-Knowledge of inventory control procedures, procurement and storing of food items and supplies.

-Knowledge of the practices, methods and procedures of volume food preparations; food values, characteristics and nutrition; personal hygiene, food handling, sanitation and safety precautions.

-Ability to lift/unload food and supplies

-Ability to operate kitchen equipment safely.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This position is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the school cafeteria with general directions. The general directions are defined by established procedures while setting priorities.

Examples of Job Duties:
1. Establish menus in cooperation with site administrator.
2. Prepare meals.
3. Clean and maintain utensils necessary to prepare meals.
5. Clean and maintain area where meals are served.


Monday-Friday from 6:30 AM to 12:30 PM

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