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Willow Domestic Violence Center KITCHEN ADMINISTRATOR in Rochester, New York

Order#: NY1496603

JOB SUMMARY The Kitchen Administrator interacts regularly with residents and their families to meet their dietary needs. The Kitchen Administrator must show a passion for the healing power of food to build a sense of community and lasting life skills. Reporting to the Director of Facility Operations, the Kitchen Administrator is a key member of the Willow Domestic Violence Center team and is responsible for the day-to-day food service requirements for the emergency shelter, prepares and serves the daily meals, and ensures high standards of quality in food preparation, appearance, and appeal. This position is responsible for maintaining and ensuring that health, safety and hygiene standards in food service are practiced and maintained. The hours for this position are Sunday-Thursday; 10:00am-6:30pm.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES FOOD SERVICE OPERATIONS Exhibits a caring and patient behavior towards all residents. Manages the routine preparation, cooking, and serving of food for 50 residents. Develops menus to reflect healthy, balanced meals to meet a range of dietary needs. Coordinates preparation in order to have meals ready to serve at scheduled times. Develops regular menus and follows standard recipes for food preparation; tests cooked foods to determine if properly cooked and seasoned, as well as for appetizing appeal. Prepares the quantities of food required with a minimum of waste. Maintains the kitchen, dining area, food storage, work areas, equipment, dishes and utensils in a safe and sanitary manner. Demonstrates the ability to use, maintain, and clean kitchen equipment. Orders and receives food deliveries; stores items properly to prevent spoilage. Develops recommendations and plans to enhance kitchen operations. Performs other duties of a similar or related level as necessary or assigned. Cultivates food donors and maintains positive relationships with existing food vendors/donors. Picks up weekly food donations.

DOCUMENTATION AND REPORTING Demonstrates accurate record keeping of ordering, food safety, and inventory. Provides regular information to management for assessment of food service quality and resident satisfaction. Provides appropriate information to management in compliance with safety standards or government rules and regulations.

INTERPERSONAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS Demonstrates positive interactions with all Willow clients, staff and community members using a trauma-informed approach. Attends and participates in required Agency meetings and trainings. Demonstrates the ability to manage stress and to appropriately deal with challenges, changes, and crises occurring in the workplace. Safeguards the privacy of clients, staff, families, and all other stakeholders in every aspect of performing the job. Maintains confidentiality regarding all shelter and business activities, and completes all job responsibilities in an ethical and culturally-competent manner. Complies with all other Agency policies

HOW TO APPLY: Submit cover letter and resume by mail or email: Mail: P.O. Box 39601, Rochester, NY 14604 Email: Be sure to indicate which position you are applying for in the subject line. No phone calls please.