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Job Summary


Summary of Duties: To direct and participate in the operation of a receiving kitchen; to prepare baked goods and other food items; and to assist with other cafeteria operations.


Prepares baked goods, and other food items according to recipes.
Prepare and serve, or prepare for transport, a variety of foods for daily menus or special events.
Operates and maintains equipment.
Wash dishes, pots and pans, utensils, kitchen equipment/machines, and food service areas. Wipes down and cleans cafeteria tables, sweeps and mops food service area.
Assist with inventory, ordering, and stocking of food and supplies.
Supervise student help.
Assists in maintenance of sanitation and safety.
Assists in preparation of a la cart, snack bar and packaged food.
Substitute for the Head Cook as needed.
Prepare and maintain records regarding cafeteria operation.
Rotates stock to ensure proper usage.
Obtains stored food from storage area.
May be assigned to more than one site.
Performs other duties as assigned.


The essential functions of the job include all the duties and responsibilities as well as the physical demands listed herein.

Knowledge of:
Methods of preparing, cooking, baking and serving; production kitchen operation and equipment; sanitation and safety requirements.

Ability to:
Lift and/or move 50 pounds individually or with assistance using correct body mechanics; communicate effectively and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work; prepare a variety of foods and baked goods; follow and modify a recipe; perform basic arithmetic calculations with speed and accuracy; understand, implement, and give oral and written directions in English.

Supervision: Under general supervision receives direction and technical assistance form the assigned site head cook. Reports to Head Cook.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 16.00