Cook (Weekends)

Bishop Head Residence

Brief Job Description

The Cook plans and provides healthy and prepared meals to the residents of the Bishop Head Residence. This is strictly a weekend position, working Saturday and Sundays.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare and serve meals
  • Set up and clean up the dining room
  • Keep kitchen and pantry clean including the stove, refrigerators, freezer, microwave, utensils equipment, cupboards, countertops, and floors
  • Dispose of trash in the appropriate manner
  • Be sure food is used in a timely manner to avoid waste
  • Plan meals
  • Provide for medical dietary needs
  • Transports food and supplies to kitchen and store(s) in proper place.
  • Prepares and cooks a variety of foods.
  • Washes and prepares ingredients for cooking.
  • Assist in proper sanitation in kitchen area including but not limited to proper removal of trash, recycling, grease and food waste, sweeping, moping, cleaning, dishwashing, and other tasks.
  • Cleans and sanitizes kitchen and serving area.
  •  Prepares serving area for breakfast and lunch items.
  •  Uses all kitchen equipment with care and proper safety precautions.
  •  Maintains a clean, orderly, well organized kitchen and serving area.
  •  Informs the Administrator when supplies are needed.
  •  Maintain an atmosphere of service and cooperation with staff, administrator, vendors and priests.
  •  Assist in the receiving, rotation, stocking and production of food following menu provided,
  •  Maintain food storage in accordance with Hazardous Analysis Critical Control Plan (“HACCP”) and Health Department regulations.
  •  Consistently complies with all policies and procedures.
  •  Constantly maintains high performance standards at work with regard to personal behavior and interactions with staff, community and outside organizations.
  •  Performs all duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications: Required Education/Experience

  •  High school diploma or GED required; Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts or Food Service is preferred
  •  Ten hour course on Health and Sanitation
  •  Minimum two (2) years’ experience in the restaurant industry or in a cafeteria
  •  Excellent interpersonal, communication, and time management skills required
  •  Extensive knowledge of food preparation
  •  Familiarity with Department of Health rules and regulations
  •  Courteous and tactful

How to Apply:
By Mail or Email.

Bishop Head Residence
Attn: Deacon Daniel Golinski 10 Rosary Ave.
Lackawanna, NY 14218

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