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The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area Cook in Buffalo, New York



To maintain the Food Service program for Residential Services, providing all meals, including weekends, managing all inventories and maintaining sanitary conditions.



Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Provide day-to-day operations of the Food Service program, including but not limited to, cooking and preparation of all meals-including weekends, upkeep and cleaning of all kitchen areas, equipment, walk-in cooler and refrigerator in compliance with County and State requirements

  • Provide up-to-date inventory, rotating stock to ensure proper compliance with “use by” dates for perishable items, to maintain sanitary conditions

  • Complete order form biweekly to replenish needed supplies, give to supervisor for approval

  • Perform all duties pertaining to Food Service deliveries

  • Submit updated weekly menus

  • Responsible for daily transfer of prepared meals from the main kitchen to the Emergency Housing site

  • Implement Food Service system in compliance with accepted sanitary, environmental and bacteriological safeguards, controls and practices established by policy

  • Ensure that all equipment is in good working order and notify supervisor of any needed repairs

  • Provide results of mandated medical testing and inoculations: TINE testing every 2 years and Tetanus every 10 years

  • Provide supervisor with all information needed for timely and accurate ordering of daily and Holiday meal supplies

  • Responsible for preparation of the weekly meals during the Street Feeding season

  • Prepare and serve Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner

  • Possess and maintain Serv-Safe certification

  • Attend appropriate workshops and/or training sessions as provided

  • Attend staff meetings as appropriate

  • Participate in all other duties and activities as requested or assigned

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice due to business needs.



• High School Diploma/GED• 1 to 2 years direct experience• Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as mathematical abilities (weights and measures)• Must be able to use commercial kitchen equipment and step ladder

Job LocationsUS-NY-Buffalo

Job ID2020-6983

CategoryFood Services

TypeRegular Part-Time