Head Cook

Job Title
Head Cook
Company or Organization
Clearview
Location
Juneau, WI
Website
http://www.co.dodge.wi.gov
Job Description
Head Cook
Full-Time
Regularly Scheduled Hours: 10A – 6:15P; Weekend Requirement
Starting Wage Range: $16.95 – $22.04/Hour

OVERALL PURPOSE/SUMMARY:
Under the general direction of Director of Dietary Services, prepares food for residents, staff and visitors. Maintains high standards of quality food production using standardized recipes and assures modified diets are followed preparing appropriate quantity of food within established time frames. Provides training to new staff.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Prepares and portions food on menu in appropriate quantities and according to resident diets and preferences.
2. Follows USDA and State Food Codes.
3. Utilizes HACCP principles in food preparation.
4. Collaborates with other cooks to assure food preparation and cooking duties are communicated and completed.
5. Works with Supervisors to assure utilization of food and supplies including leftovers to minimize waste.
6. Prepares Main entrée or Scratch Bakery item for Lunch or Supper meal including desserts.
7. Maintains high standards of food production and sanitation.
8. Keeps work areas and equipment clean and sanitized and in compliance with regulatory codes.
9. Communicates concerns regarding equipment, menus, recipes, etc.
10. Moves food product in and out of storerooms, coolers and freezers and to resident households when necessary.
11. Functions as a member of the team and participates in routine Household meetings; may assist in feeding residents as needed.
12. Reports change of resident condition and tracks/updates resident diet changes for accuracy of food production.
13. Participates in resident and facility emergencies.
14. Attends all mandatory in-service.
15. Represents Clearview in a positive and professional manner at all times at work.
16. Regular attendance and punctuality required.
17. Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
• Knowledge of and respect for resident’s rights.
• Knowledge of and ability to comply with policies and procedures.
• Knowledge of state and applicable federal codes.
• Ability to demonstrate techniques of prevention and management of physical crisis.
• Ability to read and comprehend printed words (i.e. production sheets, recipes, etc.) and understands and follows written and verbal instructions.
• Ability to perform simple math and comprehend military time.
• Knowledge of quantity food preparation.
• Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and work as cooperative team member.
• Knowledge of modified diets preferred.
• Must have flexibility to adjust work schedule to meet resident, staffing or facility needs.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Preferred: Culinary Arts Degree, 3 years Restaurant or Institutional cooking experience, Serve Safe Certified.
Required: High school diploma or GED equivalent and one (1) year experience in quantity food production in an institutional setting or acceptable equivalent. Must be a certified as a Feeding Assistant or become certified within orientation Period.

To apply, please go to www.co.dodge.wi.gov and click on Careers and then the Job Opportunities tab.

End Date for Job Posting
02/11/2021