Cook

Job Description

 
  • Accurately and efficiently prepares a variety of food items in accordance with assigned work instructions and menus
  • Refer to Daily Prep List at the start of each shift for assigned duties and completes opening and closing checklists daily
  • Knows and complies consistently with standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, recipes, policies and procedures
  • Handles, stores, labels, and rotates all products properly and in accordance to applicable state laws
  • Follows assigned instruction to properly stock and maintain sufficient levels of food products at line stations to assure smooth serving of food

Requirements

 
  • Excellent organizational and customer service skills
  • Strong team orientation
  • Appropriate state food handler certification and/or ServSafe Certification
  • Knowledge and experience with sanitation and safety procedures as typical in a cafeteria or food service environment
  • Must be able to read and follow a recipe unsupervised
  • Must qualify for and maintain correctional facility security clearance
  • High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent
  • At least one (1) year of relevant cooking experience required
  • Prior experience cooking in a cafeteria or large volume production facility a plus
  • Prior knowledge and experience in a kitchen or large cafeteria setting preferred
  • Experience with safety procedures as typical in a cafeteria or food service environment

MUST BE ABLE TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRUG SCREEN

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