Cook

  • Merrymount Children's Centre
  • London, ON, Canada
  • Jul 13, 2019
Part-time Hospitality

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The cook carries out assignments related to the preparation of food, serving of meals and maintenance of clean conditions in the kitchen and dining areas. The cook completes these functions in accordance with Ministry policy and sound standards of health and nutrition.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Meal Preparation:
  • Carries out daily assignments to prepare meals consistent with the weekly menu plan and meetings’ schedule. This includes cooking and baking for future meals, snacks and agency meetings;
  • Responds to requests from the Management team for food service for Board meetings, community groups, client groups (e.g. special parent function), day camp and/or other programs. This may include coffee trays and snacks and meals as specified;
  • Responds to requests involving food from teachers and group leaders, given reasonable advanced notice at time frames which may entail a flexible adjustment to the usual schedule (e.g. play dough, involvement of children in special food projects etc.);
  • Prepares Satellite orders for shipping;
  • Contributes to the reviews on food consumption by the Supervisor and gives feedback as part of the planning for changes in procedures as needed;
  • Assists with food ordering as approved and directed in the Cook-Lead-Hand’s absence;

Cleaning, Storage and Table Settings:
  • Cleans up tables and related items after meals, snacks and Agency events where food has been served;
  • Ensures proper storage of all leftover food and disposal as appropriate after meals;
  • Carries out proper cleaning procedures for washing of dishes and equipment and ensures subsequent sanitary storage;
  • Follows the approved procedure for reporting shortages in inventory of food items and maintain stocked shelves from present inventory. Stock shelves, freezers, fridges etc. with inventory following delivery;
  • Ensures the setting of tables for all scheduled meal

QUALIFICATIONS

  • One-year kitchen experience in a commercial setting;
  • Cook trade certificate and/or community college food preparation/cooking course diploma or equivalent (Course must have been one-year duration or more).
  • Institutional quantity cooking experience and knowledge;
  • Flexibility and interest in acquiring new skills;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Capacity to work within a human services organization and adaptable to the presence of young children
  • Vulnerable sector police check REQUIRED

HOW TO APPLY

Submit a current resume electronically to:
kymloos@merrymount.on.ca or by mail to 1064 Colborne Street, London, Ontario N6A 4B3
Please include your name and the name of the position in the subject line of your application

Merrymount is an equal opportunity employer. Necessary accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request. Please call 519-434-6848 ext. 222 for more information.