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Cook Lead and Assistant

Company: Bright Beginnings Preschool & Child Developmen
Location: Peoria
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

SummaryGOAL:To prepare nutritious meals that meet USDA & CACFP requirements and promote healthy eating behaviors to children from infants up through age 12.WORK ENVIRONMENT:The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud at times and can be relatively warm in the kitchen.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, sit on the floor for extended periods of time, crouch or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must lift and/or move 70 lbs.Bright Beginnings Preschool and Childcare is an EEO employer fully committed to attracting, retaining, and promoting the most qualified individual without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. We are dedicated to providing and maintaining an inclusive work environment free from discrimination and harassment, where employees are treated with respect and dignity.DutiesRESPONSIBILITIES:Follows CACFP approved recipes to cook 3 meals and two snacks on a daily basis for about 200 children.Prepares 3 meals and two snacks on a daily basis.Prepares/edits menu monthly (on a 4 week rotation).Completes annual CACFP training.Uses the Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs provided by the USDA when creating new recipes in order to ensure that the proper component(s) is provided.Maintains a sanitary pletes a weekly food-shopping trip while sticking to a budget.Submits food receipts on a daily/weekly basis for audit.Maintains up to date records of food allergies and prevents contamination.RequirementsMANDATORY REQUIREMENTS Current State of Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card Current Maricopa County Food Managers certification A negative TB test dated within the last year Current CPR, AED and First Aid High School DiplomaEmployee must have a valid driver's license, car insurance, and a reliable vehicle for weekly food shopping. Must complete a criminal background check with the Arizona Department of Health Central Background Registry. Hours vary a week. Required schedule of Monday- Friday. Reliable and dependable. Knowledge of health and sanitation requirements; be prepared for unexpected inspections from Maricopa County Health & Sanitation Dept.Nice To HavesPREFERENCES:Experience with menu planning in accordance to the guidelines required by the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).Experience working in a commercial kitchen.BenefitsNone

Keywords: Bright Beginnings Preschool & Child Developmen, Peoria , Cook Lead and Assistant, Other , Peoria, Arizona

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