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Stamford Elementary School
986 Main Rd


Company Description:
Public School K-8

Job Title:
School Cook
Salary Range:Location:
Job Type:Category:
Part TimeEducation/Training
Education Level:Work Experience:
Associate Degree
Up to One Year
The Stamford Elementary School has an immediate opening for a school cook. This position is up to 6 hours per day, during the school year (180 pro-rated for the remainder of the 19-20 school year.)

Job Summary: The Head Cook prepares and serves nutritious snacks and meals to students and manages the food service activity at an assigned location, serving healthy, attractive, nutritious snacks and meals to the students and staff in an atmosphere of efficiency, cleanliness and warmth. The position could oversee one or two assistant cooks or could be the sole food service provider in the building.

Essential Functions:
• Implement cost effective menu plans that meet students’ mandated daily nutritional requirements
• Monitor inventory, order food and supplies, inspect food shipments for quality and accuracy and manage the associated recordkeeping and paperwork
• Prepare food, estimating amounts and adjusting recipes to minimize waste while preparing proper quantities to meet the necessary age and state requirements
• Follow special food preparation/serving requirements for students with special diets and/or food allergies
• Evaluate food for appearance and taste quality prior to serving
• Maintain required state food service records
• Monitor the daily count of students eating hot lunch
• Arrange food and beverage items in an attractive and efficient order
• Serve food and provide clean trays and utensils
• Clean and/or supervise the cleaning and sterilization of kitchen equipment, food prep and service areas, dishes, silverware and utensils, to meet the highest cleanliness standards
• Monitor equipment function and temperatures of refrigerators and freezers, reporting malfunctions to supervisor for prompt attention
• Perform other duties as necessary to maintain a clean and efficient food service operation

• High School diploma
• 1-2 years of hands-on cooking and food prep experience in a commercial kitchen or restaurant, preferably in a management capacity

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of appropriate sanitation requirements
• Proficient cooking skills

Boxcar Media, LLC  • North Adams, MA 01247 •  Tel: 413.663.3384 • Fax: 413.664.4251 • Email: info@berkshirejobs.com