The Salvation Army

Cook

  • The Salvation Army
  • St. John's, NL
  • Other
  • About 1 month ago
Salary
N/A

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Job Description

Work involves cooking balanced meals as per the menu, which follows the Canadian Food Guide standards.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the safe handling and cooking of food as per the Canadian Food safe guidelines.
  • Responsible for keeping the kitchen, dining area, pantries and food storage in a clean and sanitary condition, according to established standards and regulations.
  • Ensure that standard sanitation practices are followed by all staff members or clients who enter the kitchen.
  • Prepare a variety of foods as stated on the menu and prepare a variety of desserts in a timely manner for a population of 30-40 people on a regular basis and other functions (such as community partner functions, former resident days, Christmas parties, etc.) as requested by management.
  • Responsible to practice portion control at each meal so as to minimize waste.
  • Responsible to inspect food upon arrival to ensure quality and quantity.
  • Responsible to inspect supplies upon arrival, equipment and work areas to ensure conformity to established standards.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Administrative Staff which are deemed necessary for the smooth operation of the Kitchen and Food Storage areas

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Diploma or certificate from a cooking program or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 1-year experience cooking for groups
  • Knowledge of food handling and safety methods required
  • Valid CPR/First Aid certificate
  • Strong service ethic and friendly disposition
  • Suitable to work with disadvantaged and challenging individuals
  • Provide a record of a recent Criminal History check

Published
June 17, 2024
Location
St. John's
Job Type
Casual
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Wiseman Centre
Address:
714 Water Street
Posting Expires:
June 24, 2024
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