On-Call Cook

Job Overview

Do you have experience with kitchen management? Do you have knowledge of food production and various cuisines? Are you passionate about planning and directing food preparation while building good team morale? If so, HealthRIGHT 360 is currently looking to fill an On-Call Cook position in San Francisco, CA! The ideal candidate for this position has hands-on cooking and catering experience, knowledge of food production and operations, and the ability to multi-task. In this position you will gain experience developing cost control and budgeting, the production of a non-profit food operation, and learn up-to-date training courses in relation to food safety. Sound interesting? Below, you will find a more detailed descirption and requirements for this position.

Key Responsibilities

Food Service Responsibilities

  • Ensure meals are well balanced, nutritious and appealing
  • Reduce unnecessary costs whenever possible and utilizes donations and creativity on menus
  • Follow production menu
  • Orders food within budget and prepare food for residents and special events
  • Drive Food Services van to transport food, meals, and other supplies between facilities
  • Advise on possible improvements in efficiency, productivity, etc.

Food Storage and Safety Responsibilities

  • Manage food storage, proper refrigeration and inventory control
  • Maintain professional safety standards, cleanliness and sanitation in accordance with health and safety codes
  • Ensure servicing and repair of equipment
  • Notify supervisor of equipment needs

Treatment Setting Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all kitchen client workers are familiar with agency and departmental policies, procedures, practices safe food handling and holds clients accountable
  • Train and evaluate clients assigned to kitchen
  • Maintain team spirit and morale within kitchen
  • Work as a team with Food Services and performs functions that further Department and Agency needs

And, other duties as assigned.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge

  • Safety and hygienestandards and regulations
  • Nutrition and special dietary requirements
  • Volume preparation, portion control and food preservation
  • Inventory Control System

Skills and abilities

  • Temperament to work with and train emotionally disturbed clients
  • Knowledge of approaches to recovery such as 12 step, social, or medical models
  • Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility and reliability are imperative
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Culturally competent and able to work with a diverse population
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word Outlook and internet applications
  • Integrity to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Action oriented. Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to multitask and juggle multiple priorities. Outstanding ability to follow-through with tasks
  • Strong initiative and enthusiasm and willingness to pitch in whenever needed
  • Understanding of and ability to demonstrate professional boundaries with clients

Certifications and licenses

  • High school diploma or GED or Culinary certificate or degree
  • Valid California driver’s license insurable by HealthRIGHT 360 (formerly HAFC-Walden House)
  • First Aid Certified within 30 days of employment
  • CPR Certified within 30 days of employment
Compensation: $20.00
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
City: San Francisco

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