Cook- Bay Eden Senior Center


Cook- Bay Eden Senior Center

Status: Union DC 1707/Non- Exempt/ Full- TIme
Reports to: Kitchen Supervisor & Chef
Date Posted: 26-Dec-2019
Job Type: Full Time


General Responsibilities:

In a Senior Center environment, is responsible for food preparation, cooking and service, supervision of kitchen staff, and adherence to Kashruth standards and sanitary requirements set by the Board of Health, funding source or city agency.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

• Prepares, cooks and supervises portioning and serving of food in accordance with government guidelines.
• Participates in menu planning. Places food orders with vendors.
• Supervises and coordinates activities of staff engaged in food preparation, meal service and clean-up.
• Ensures that proper temperature controls of prepared food are maintained and ensures safe handling of prepared foods.
• Supervises the proper functioning and cleaning of the kitchen, kitchen equipment and dining area in compliance with Dept. of Health codes and other applicable government regulations.
• Monitors and replenishes the food inventory. Maintains food purchasing and preparation records as required.
• May be required to move, lift, unpack and/or store food and supplies. Assures the prompt unpacking and storage of all refrigerated foods upon delivery.
• Performs other related tasks as requested or assigned.

• Experience in institutional cooking and Food Handler’s certificate required.
• Must be computer literate, including ability to learn and use program-specific software.
• Knowledge of, or willingness to learn Kashruth requirements.
• Ability to lift heavy objects, climb stairs and stand for prolonged periods.
• Ability to read, speak and understand instructions and recipes in English.
• Ability to use knifes, kitchen utensils and mechanical kitchen equipment including but not limited to a meat slicer.

JASA is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment

To Apply

Email résumé and cover letter to: Indicate Cook- Bay Eden Senior Center - Bronx in subject line.


Mail to: JASA
Human Resources Department
247 West 37 Street – Ninth Floor
New York, NY 10018

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