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Preschool Cook

Company: Early Learning Academies
Location: Maple Valley
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

ELA is here to deliver every child a joyful, caring, and engaging childcare experience that will pave the way for each child to fulfill the promise of his or her life.Job Title: CookLocation: Kid's Country - Maple Valley, WAReports To: Center DirectorClassification: Full-time, non-exemptPrepares, produces, heats, cooks, bakes, and serves a variety of foods from fresh, canned, dry, or frozen states according to recipes and assists in other related tasks in a designated food service production and/or service area.Employees will perform routine tasks independently, referring new or unusual situations to the Center Director for input and resolution. All employees are expected to have a love for children and desire to positively impact their lives. A background check will be administered for all employees before having unsupervised access to children. Managers are available to help you through this process.Primary Tasks:Prepares, produces, heats, cooks, bakes and serves a variety of foods including soups, entrees, meats, vegetables, desserts, breads, salads, sandwiches, beverages, or other foods and beverages as specified by the menus, recipes, and production records.Sets up and merchandises food and food service areas and serves food.Operates kitchen equipment such as, but not limited to, electric mixers, slicers, grinders, ovens, stove tops,tilt-skillets, tilt kettles, warmers, and coolers.Utilizes kitchenware such as, but not limited to, knives, spatulas, whisks, tongs, spoons, and ladles.Assists in the monitoring, reduction, and management of food waste.Cleans and sanitizes pots, pans, and kitchen utensils.Performs daily, weekly, and monthly deep cleaning of the facility, service areas, and all kitchen equipment such as counters, tables, ovens, refrigerators, freezers, mixers, transient hot carts, mobile carts, and rolling racks.Disposes of waste according to the Food Services Operating Procedures, OSHA, the State, and the HealthDepartment processes and procedures.May receive, label, and store food and supplies according to produce and Food Service Standards.Taking inventory of all food and suppliesAny other duties assigned by the Center DirectorAdditional Abilities/Work Environment:Safely lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 poundsFrequent periods of standing, stooping, bending, and occasional runningStand and walk on concrete and tile floors for long periods of timeWithstand a wide range of temperaturesWork in refrigerated areasAble to work a full assigned shift; shift schedules are typically 8 hours with a 30-minute breakWhat We OfferCompetitive pay401kProfessional Development OpportunitiesMedical, dental, and vision insurancePaid holidays, vacation, and personal timeMonday-Friday 7am-4pm, No nights or weekends!Employee childcare discountA supportive and collaborative work environmentEducation, Experience, and Training QualificationsMust be at least 18 years of age.Must be able to clear a comprehensive state and federal criminal background check.Must meet all state, federal, and Early Learning Academies guidelines regarding education, experience, immunizations, employment physical, and required health and safety training and practices.A valid driver's license is required if driving is a requirement of the position.EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYEarly Learning Academies (ELA) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.#ELA-NW1by Jobble

Keywords: Early Learning Academies, Seattle , Preschool Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Maple Valley, Washington

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