Cook/Food Service Worker
 East Elmhurst, NY
  • Develop and prepare nutritious and healthy meals for students.
  • Ensure Meals will meet required nutritional values of the four food groups.
  • Order required food and supplies to ensure meals are prepared as scheduled.
  • Put away food delivery.
  • Track expiration dates of food items.
  • Ensure kitchen area is well maintained and clean.
  • Practice sanitary methods of food handling and storage.
  • Ensure that all eating and cooking utensils are clean and properly stored.
  • Participate with student and staff in development of grocery list and menu.
  • Post weekly menus with Director’s approval.
  • Ensure alternatives foods are available for students with food allergies.
  • Available for weekly meetings relating to food, menus and food preparation.
  • Attend and participate in events planned by school as requested.
  • Provide and post information regarding importance of proper nutrition, sanitary methods and food groups.
  • Participate and help with student and staff involvement in food preparation and clean up.
  • Maintain dress code as assigned.
  • Perform all other assigned duties.
  • Promote and support the environment of positive behavior support.
  • Promote pro-social behaviors and interactions between student and staff.
  • Attend in-service training sessions, staff meetings and seminars as needed.
  • Serve as a role model for students, maintaining values such as integrity, respect for self and all others, dignity, self control and respect.

· New York State Drivers License

  • High School Diploma and experience in food service.
  • Must be able to read and write English.
  • Acceptable clearance checks for State Central Register, Driver license and fingerprinting as required by the program.
  • Compliance with health regulations for physical/mantoux testing.
  • Attending TCI class for certification/re-certification and passing a test upon completion of course is a minimum requirement for employment.

SCO Family of Services is an equal opportunity employer