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A Place Called Home | Los Angeles, CA
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A Place Called Home


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Published 13 days ago

$31,000 - $35,000

APCH has an exciting opportunity for an individual with a high degree of energy with a passion to make a difference in the community. We are seeking those looking to take their next step in their career path while serving the community.


Job Title: Sous Chef/Kitchen Aide

Department: Nutrition and Urban Agriculture 

Reports to: Head Chef/Kitchen Coordinator

FLSA Status: Full Time


SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Head Chef & Kitchen Coordinator, the Sous Chef/Kitchen Aide will provide support and assistance to the Nutrition and Urban Agriculture team and be at the front-line for member safety and well being. The Sous Chef will translate mission, policy and REACH practice into direct application for members. The Kitchen Aide supports the preparation and delivery of daily food service and special events to APCH members, staff, and community members.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES

  • Follows the direction of the Head Chef & Kitchen Coordinator and supports the preparation and proper distribution of daily meals and snacks (up to 400 served per day)
  • Assists with the cleaning and maintenance of entire kitchen
  • Assures preparation of food is compliant with dietary and health department standards
  • Compliant with all kitchen safety standards and ensures any volunteers, temporary workers, and APCH members in the kitchen follow protocols
  • Caters brown-bag lunch programs for field trips and program related events as requested
  • Supports with catered special events (i.e. Thanksgiving, Scholarship Luncheon, Barbeques, and department program events as scheduled, etc.)
  • Knows time and temperature relationships associated with appearance and palatability of food per regulations
  • Assists with tracking and documenting temperature controls
  • Maintains a neat and orderly work area that is presentable to the public at all times
  • Helps support the Food For Families program 
  • Builds knowledge of healthful ingredients and cooking methods
  • May at times assist with class facilitation while in the kitchen, model cooking techniques, and supervise youth ages 8 to 21 while in the kitchen 
  • Assist Head Chef with APCH participation in CACFP, SFSP and other federal food programs
  • Supports other team members in carrying out the agency philosophy
  • Adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and values at all times
  • Seeks to continually grow and develop as a professional and team member
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Education/Training/Experience

  • Serve Safe Food Handlers Certificate (required)
  • Ability to speak and understand Spanish, (Preferred)
  • Formal training in food service or the culinary arts
  • 1 year related experience


A Place Called Home provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including but not limited to pregnancy), gender expression, gender identity or sexual orientation, military and veteran status, medical condition, ancestry, marital status, citizenship national origin, age, physical and/or mental disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, A Place Called Home complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.


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APCH has an exciting opportunity for an individual with a high degree of energy with a passion to make a difference in the community. We are seeking those looking to take their next step in their career path while serving the community.


Job…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required

Benefits

  • Health, Dental and Vision with APCH covering 70% of the costs for most plans, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), AD&D and Life insurance of $25,000, 401K plan with up to a 4% Employer match after one year of service, 10+ days of Vacation, 11 Sick Days, 13 paid Holidays, and paid Winter Break starting on December 24th and ending on the first weekday following January 1st.
  • Tickets to Events: NBA/WNBA basketball, MLB baseball, NHL hockey, and NFL football games, concerts, plays, snowboarding, bowling, fund raisers, and etc.
  • JEP-Job Exchange Program.
  • Professional Development training and Financial assistance.
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.
  • Fun Community/Holiday Events.
  • Free staff lunch about 95% of the time.
  • Free CPR/First Aid certification.
  • Health, Dental and Vision with APCH covering 70% of the costs for most plans, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), AD&D and Life insurance of $25,000, 401K plan with up to a 4% Employer…

How to Apply

We are thrilled to learn that you would like to join us here at APCH! Please submit your application by clicking on the link or copying the link onto your web browser!

We are thrilled to learn that you would like to join us here at APCH! Please submit your application by clicking on the link or copying the link onto your web browser!

Location

2830 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90011

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