NV Employer Cook/Driver in Las Vegas, Nevada
Salary:$12.00 per hour
Minimum Experience Required:
Must possess a current Southern Nevada Health District Food Handlers Card.
Must have or be able to obtain current Nevada Drivers License with a clean driving record.
Minimum 1 year training and experience in cooking for large groups.
Must have High School Diploma or GED.
Must possess the ability to select, prepare and serve full, healthy meals for 350 people including toddlers and elderly guests.
Experience as a cook or assistant cook
Ability to work well with others.
Knowledge of standards of food preparation, serving, and kitchen procedures.
Thorough knowledge of the materials, methods, and equipment used in preparing food on a large scale.
Considerable knowledge of health hazards in food preparation and service, and of necessary precautionary measures.
Considerable knowledge of a large variety of food recipes.
Considerable knowledge of food values, menu planning, and uses for left-over food.
Knowledge of effective supervisory methods.
Ability to work from written menus and standard recipes.
Ability to plan, lay out, and assign work to a staff of skilled and unskilled kitchen workers in a manner conductive to full performance and high morale.
Ability to take inventory and keep records of foodstuffs used.
Ability to give significant assistance in planning menus, devising ways of using left-over foods, and determining quantities of foodstuffs required in preparing banquets and regular meals
Ability to work long hours while standing
Makes pick-ups and deliveries as necessary to facilitate Shelter operations.
Unloads food and supplies, properly inventories and stores items.
Assists in preparing and serving healthy, nutritious meals for the residents.
Prepares, seasons and cooks meats, vegetables, deserts, or other food items.
Prepares hot and cold food, snacks and sack lunches as requested.
Maintains appropriate health standards of food preparation, storage and service areas.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Supports organization in our overall mission of providing safe shelter to homeless and abused women and children in crisis and offering life-changing services promoting stability, dignity and self-reliance.
Prepare a variety of foods following approved procedures
Estimate food consumption and prepare meals accordingly
Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
Transport food, supplies, equipment and utensils to and from storage and work areas.
Store food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage.
Portion and wrap food, or plate it directly on plates for services t clients
Ensure clients sign-in for each meal
Comply with all OSHA and safety requirements.