Cook; Sous Chef; Chef; (Kitchen Advocate)

  • Lutheran Social Services
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Jan 15, 2020
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Are you tired of working long hours with late evenings? Do you want more time with your family? Do you want meaningful work where you help others? If so, then we have a great opportunity for you!

LSS CHOICES, is seeking a Full-time Kitchen Advocate for our innovative Domestic Violence Shelter with a new, state of the art kitchen! The Kitchen Advocate (Cook) is to be responsible for preparation, cooking, and serving of proper portions of entree food items in accordance with planned menus and recipes; and for appropriate use of facility supplies and equipment to minimize loss, waste, and fraud; proper storage of leftover food according to established procedures; and inventory and stock rotation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ensure meals are appetizing and nutritionally balanced

Utilize proper food storage techniques

Coordinate and assist volunteer efforts, using a trauma informed approach with resident volunteers.

Comply with sanitation procedures of state and facility

Ensure a clean and sanitary work area and clean equipment after use

Accept, properly log, and store donations including marking date and item

Use First In First Out technique for food storage to ensure lack of waste

Supports the Mission, Values and Vision of LSS CHOICES and is knowledgeable of client rights and ensures an atmosphere which allows for the respect, dignity and well-being of all clients in a safe, secure environment.

Plan food production to coordinate with meal serving hours so that excellence, quality, temperature, and appearance of food is preserved

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