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Company: The Salvation Army (St. Petersburg, FL)
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Plans, prepares, cooks and serves nutritional meals and snacks in accordance with established guidelines and schedules. Ensures all meals are prepared and served in a safe and presentable manner. Cleans kitchen facilities, equipment, and appliances; maintains inventory of kitchen supplies and food in a neat and orderly manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Plans menus and purchases food and supplies necessary for the preparation and serving of nutritional meals.
* Cleans, cooks, and prepares a variety of foods and beverages utilizing kitchen equipment, utensils, and supplies in accordance with acceptable and economical cooking methods.
* Ensures that enough food is prepared based on the number of people to be served and that food is prepared in a timely manner as scheduled.
* Serves food and beverages in a presentable manner; prepares plates for infants or persons requiring additional assistance.
* Sets tables with plates, napkins and utensils or sets up buffet line for self-service.
* Cleans tables, chairs, floors, dishes, utensils, and kitchen appliances.
* Stores, refrigerates, and freezes foods in a safe and economical manner; monitors expiration dates on all foods ensuring proper disposal of food with expired dates.
* Prepares snacks and prepares plates of food for people eating after normal serving hours.
* Maintains a high degree of cleanliness in the kitchen and dining room; ensures that all meals are prepared in a safe manner; ensures all kitchen personnel practice proper personal hygiene.
* Maintains proper supply and orderliness of kitchen stock inventory in order to meet the needs of the kitchen; orders, receives, and processes food purchases; verifies that invoices are accurate and submits for further processing.
* Assists in coordinating and carrying-out arrangements for programs and special events.
* Supervises volunteers assisting in preparing and serving meals and cleaning of kitchen equipment.
* Performs other related work as required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

High School diploma or equivalent,

and

One year experience cooking food for large groups,

or

any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:

Food Manager Certificate preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

* Knowledge of proper cooking methods and procedures.
* Knowledge of meal planning techniques.
* Knowledge of acceptable food storage and cleaning techniques.
* Ability to cook nutritional, tasteful, and safe food for large groups in a timely manner.
* Ability to properly clean kitchen appliances and utensils.
* Ability to meet attendance requirements.
* Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.

*WORKING CONDITIONS: *

* Duties are usually performed by frequent walking and/or standing, kneeling, or squatting relieved by lesser periods of sitting.

*EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: *

* Single or Family medical coverage, including prescription drug coverage Dental, Vision, and Hearing.
* Basic Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and supplemental insurance coverage options.
* Employer-funded pension plan, 403b Retirement and Educational assistance.
* Paid Time Off benefits include paid holidays, vacation, sick, and personal

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $15.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid sick time
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Experience level:
* 1 year
Restaurant type:
* Casual dining restaurant
* Fast casual restaurant
* Quick service & fast food restaurant
Shift:
* Day shift
Weekly day range:
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Saint Petersburg, FL 33701: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Experience:
* Restaurant experience: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: The Salvation Army (St. Petersburg, FL), St. Petersburg , Cook, Other , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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