Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Phoenix, AZ

Cook

Posted 23 days ago

Job Description

Work Location: Phoenix, AZ

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

To prepare and cook meals for Elderly center participants according to menus approved by registered dietician.

SPECIALIZATIONS

Supervise the activities of one or more helpers who assist in the preparation and serving of meals

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must have a valid Maricopa County Health Card, High School Diploma or G.E.D. Equivalent.

At least 2 years experience in preparing menus and cooking large quantities of food. Must have dependable transportation. Bilingual: English/Spanish preferred.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES

  • Purchase food products, cooking supplies, etc. Conduct weekly cost comparisons, so the most economical ingredients are bought.
  • Maintains monthly inventories of food items left on hand.
  • Maintains accurate records as to the food used to prepare a meal, meal temperatures and packaging of home delivered meals.
  • Prepare and cook meals as outlined on menus, however, must use leftovers and continue to meet the meal pattern.
  • Responsible for kitchen cleanup
  • Responsible for maintaining any additional reports pertaining to food service operation
  • Responsible for training P.S.E. personnel in quantity food preparation.
  • May assist the Director in any manner necessary to accomplish goals and objectives for Elderly Center.

JOB DEMANDS

Ability to travel statewide as needed. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. Able to present operational information to personnel at all levels. Able to identify and recruit potential funding sources.

CONTINUOUS EDUCATION

Employee will be expected to participate in continuous learning, competency building and maintenance of competency skills.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is performed in structured environments.

ACCOUNTABILITY

Reports to and is supervised directly by the ____________________. Employee is also accountable for understanding and complying with CPLC policies and procedures.