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Full-Time Cook

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Harlem Children's Zone
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New York, NY
New
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Published 22 days ago

We are currently looking for School Cafeteria Cook to assist in the preparation of meals in the kitchen under the guidance and direction of the Lead Cook and Executive staff. The Cook will perform routine kitchen tasks such as setting up workstations and ingredients, so that food can be prepared according to recipes. A great cook will be quick, diligent and have the ability to follow instructions and safety rules in the kitchen. The Cook will also be in charge of ensuring that the kitchen and equipment are properly cleaned and maintained. To be successful in this job, the candidate will need thorough experience with hot and cold food preparation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 While adhering to all recommended social distancing and safety protocols, the Cook will:

  • Support the kitchen team in the preparation, cooking, and service of fresh meals for the school community 
  • Must have culinary background experience in preparing large volumes of food  
  • Play an active role in the daily food service for students and staff during meal times (breakfast, lunch, and snack) 
  • Ensure a friendly and welcoming environment for students and staff
  • Ensure compliance with all sanitation, health and safety standards by maintaining a clean and organized kitchen environment
  • Follow menus, cooking, and safety standards
  • Clean, sanitize and maintain kitchen
  • Communicate with staff and management

 Qualification, Skills and Knowledge Requirements

  •  Minimum of 4 + years of experience in related food services role
  • Experience in a commercial kitchen at an academic institution is preferred, but not required
  • Strong understanding of cooking methods, ingredients, kitchen equipment, and related processes
  • Extremely dependable, punctual, detail-oriented, and a strong communicator.
  • Ability to lift, carry, and push supplies and boxes up to 50 pounds
  • Possession of the New York City Food Protection certification. 

  

 We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. To be considered, interested applicants must submit a resume.  No telephone inquiries or recruiters please.  Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants.  HCZ is an EOE.


We are currently looking for School Cafeteria Cook to assist in the preparation of meals in the kitchen under the guidance and direction of the Lead Cook and Executive staff. The Cook will perform routine kitchen tasks such as setting up…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Location

On-site
245 W 129th St, New York, NY 10027, USA

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