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Cook (Entry Level) - Immediate Opening - Creation Kingdom -UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT

Company: Excel Learning Centers
Location: Lexington
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Creation Kingdom 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.

Title: Cook (Entry Level) - Immediate Opening - Creation Kingdom

Prepares, 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.


* Ability to work in a changing environment.

* Knowledge of and ability to work in any of the roles within the program.

* Proactive and team-oriented attitude to create a successful team environment.

* Ability to create a professional, productive, and positive environment for parents, and children.

* Strong communication skills that always reflect professionalism and tact

* Follow all policies and procedures documented in the employee handbook, job description, and any other information verbally instructed by the Director.

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 Health

Department processes and procedures.

* May receive, label, and store food and supplies according to produce and Food Service Standards.

* Taking inventory of all food and supplies

* Any other duties assigned by the Center Director

Additional Abilities/Work Environment:

* Safely lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds

* Frequent periods of standing, stooping, bending, and occasional running

* Stand and walk on concrete and tile floors for long periods of time

* Withstand a wide range of temperatures

* Work in refrigerated areas

* Able to work a full assigned shift; shift schedules are typically 8 hours with a 30-minute break


It is our policy to abide by all federal, state, and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination based solely on a person's race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, veteran status (including protected veterans), marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bonafide occupational qualification exists.


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