Full-Time Child Care Cook

Full-Time Child Care Cook

Bright Beginnings Child Development Center, a 5 Star preschool located in West Cary, is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Full-Time Child Care Cook who is passionate about the care and nutrition of the children in our care.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and prepare nutritional meal plans for more than 120 preschool and school-age students
  • Serve breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack to every classroom in our facility
  • Maintain recipes and ingredient lists for all meals served
  • Maintain inventory and place food and kitchen orders
  • Organize kitchen supplies
  • Maintain safe, clean, and sanitary kitchen, pantry, and storage areas; including storing refrigerated and non-refrigerated foods
  • Safely accommodate and manage plans for food allergies, sensitivities, and special diets
  • Ensure children with food allergies have inclusive substitute foods when needed
  • Meet schedule needs to accommodate busy classrooms
  • Work with staff and families to create menus that are culturally relevant to our community
  • Adhere to all USDA/CACFP guidelines regarding childcare food preparation and management.
  • Create systems and routines to keep waste and cost low

The ideal candidate must also be willing to assist in the classrooms as a teacher, when necessary.

Salary is based upon credentials and experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $13.00 per hour

Benefits:
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
Schedule:
  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees are required to wear a mask. Only staff and students are allowed to enter the building.

Education:
  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Experience:
  • Cooking: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

 

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