Cook

Company: Applegate Academy

General Information
US-MS-Biloxi
$8.00 - $10.00 /Hour
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Full-Time
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Job Description


Job Description

Nutritionist/Cook-

*Be able to pass a federal background check.

*Must have Safe Serv or Tummy Safe

*Must be well versed in math skills in order to complete paperwork for the State Food Program

*Plan and prepare quality meals for children of various ages and nutritional needs.

*Prepare menus for breakfast, lunch and snack on a four-week rotating basis.

* Make sure food is the proper size for the children’s age. For children younger than 4 years of age make sure to cut into small piece to accommodate to their chewing and swallowing capacity.

*Order or purchase necessary food items, while remaining within a budget.

*Store food in their proper places, according to the Health Department recommendations.

*Post menu and take food counts within one hour after each meal.

*Maintain the kitchen and keep sanitized when preparing and storing food.

*You must be able to lift up to 15 pounds.

*Read and follow directions carefully.

*Work cooperatively with teaching staff, communicate with, and be sensitive to children and their needs.

*Make sure refrigerator, oven, cabinets, microwave and sinks are always clean.

*Be able to prepare alternates in menu planning in the event of an emergency.

*Serve food to the children.

*Prepare all meals according to USDA requirements.

*Keep the kitchen, clean at all times (mop and sweep the floors).

*Put away all dishes neatly and keep inventory of dishes and utensils.

*Encourage good health habits and nutrition with children when cooking.

*You must have a hair net on at all times.

* You must clean all of the appliances as well as the cabinets, sinks, and storage area.

Job RequirementsNutritionist/Cook - Plan and prepare and serve quality meals for children of various ages and nutritional needs.

●  Prepare menus for breakfast, lunch and snack on a four-week rotating basis.

●  Make sure food is the proper size for the children’s age. For children younger than 4 years of age make sure to cut into small piece to accommodate to their chewing and swallowing capacity.

●  Order or purchase necessary food items, while remaining within a budget.

●  Store food in their proper places, according to the Health Department recommendations.

●  Post menu and take food counts within one hour after each meal.

●  Maintain the kitchen and keep sanitized when preparing and storing food.

●  You must be able to lift up to 15 pounds.

●  Read and follow directions carefully.

●  Work cooperatively with teaching staff, communicate with, and be sensitive to children and their needs.

●  Make sure refrigerator, oven, cabinets, microwave and sinks are always clean.

●  Be able to prepare alternates in menu planning in the event of an emergency.

●  Prepare all meals according to USDA requirements.

●  Keep the kitchen, clean at all times, use cleaning checklist at least twice daily.

●  Put away all dishes neatly and keep inventory of dishes and utensils.

●  Encourage good health habits and nutrition with children when cooking.

●  You must have a hair net on at all times.

●  You must clean all of the appliances as well as the cabinets, sinks, and storage area. You must not serve cow’s milk to children under the age of 1 year. Serve only whole milk to children ages 12 to 24 months, and 1% to the rest of the children.

*You must also follow the Rules and Regulations of the Mississippi State Department of Health as well as the contract through our food program.