Cook

  • Acadia Healthcare
  • Durham, North Carolina
  • Aug 05, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Come join our team as a Cook at Carolina House. If you are passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those in need through compassionate therapeutic practices while working in a team environment that supports learning and growth, this position is right for you!

We are currently have both full-time & part-time opportunities.

We offer excellent pay and benefits including health, dental, 401(k), and life insurance.

PURPOSE STATEMENT:

Under general direction, implement menus and coordinate food preparation and serve meals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Cook and prepare food according to approved menus.
  • Direct activities of workers who assist in preparing and serving meals.
  • Clean and inspect equipment, kitchen appliances and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.
  • Take inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Work with Food Service leadership or Dietitian to ensure menus are varied, nutritionally balanced and appetizing.
  • Perform and coordinate food production, cleaning, maintenance, and inventory control activities.
  • Ensure compliance with established policies and procedures, quality standards, cost parameters, and appropriate regulatory requirements.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Additional education or training in the culinary field preferred.
  • Two or more years experience in food service role in preparing food for institutions, such as school, hospital or cafeteria preferred.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • ServSafe Certification or similar food safety certification, where required by the state, facility.