The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area Cook in Buffalo, New York
SCOPE AND PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To maintain the Food Service program for Residential Services, providing all meals, including weekends, managing all inventories and maintaining sanitary conditions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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.
SPECIAL SKILLS, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
• 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