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Kitchen Manager
Summary
Title:Kitchen Manager
ID:1896
Schedule:Full time
Location:Wickenburg
FSL Location:N/A
Description

Responsible for the overall preparation, planning and serving of congregate and home-delivered meals for senior center services.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists the senior center meal program attain contractual objectives and goals.
  • Complies with Foundation for Senior Living policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Supervises Assistant Cook and volunteers in preparation and serving of congregate and home-delivered meals, ensuring that portion, temperature and sanitation standards are maintained.
  • Plans a six-week menu cycle in accordance with applicable nutrition standards.
  • Purchases food items and supplies, and ensures proper storage of items to maintain quality, sanitation and accessibility for use.
  • Performs a periodic survey of participants to assist in the planning of menu items and ensure quality is maintained.
  • Supervises the operation and maintenance of equipment and tools used for preparation and serving, with special emphasis on sanitation requirements and cleanliness.
  • Supervises and trains Assistant Cook, volunteers and other temporary kitchen helpers.
  • Supervises the cleaning of the kitchen and associated equipment to ensure cleanliness and sanitation requirements are met.
  • Assists with special programs conducted by the staff or volunteer organizations.
  • Other duties as needed.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

        Minimum Required:

  • Extensive knowledge of handling, preparation and cooking of food items in quantities necessary for 100-150 meals.
  • Basic knowledge of nutritional requirements for seniors.
  • Extensive knowledge of sanitation requirements, standards and procedures.
  • Ability to read and follow approved recipes and menus.
  • Must not have any restrictions for physical work for which reasonable accommodation cannot be made.

       

Preferred:

  • Working knowledge of computers with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

        Minimum Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Food Handlers Certification.
  • Three years’ experience in planning, preparation and serving of large quantities of food. (Formal training in food services may substitute for experience.)

 

Preferred:

  • Associates degree in nutrition or food services.
  • Kitchen management experience.
  • Food Managers Certification.
***Military Personnel Encouraged to Apply.***
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The Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V. DFWP. FSL believes that diversity leads to strength.
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