Under the direction of the Cafeteria Manager, the position is responsible for performing skilled tasks in the preparation and serving of bakery items in a sustainable setting of a school cafeteria. In addition, the position will assist the cafeteria manager in all aspects of the operation to ensure the cafeteria is maintained in an orderly, safe and sanitary condition and is compliant with USDA guidelines.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must have a thorough knowledge of baking methods and equipment; methods of preparing and serving baking items in large quantities. Must have the ability to plan and organize work, interpret and follow instructions, work under pressure, work independently or in a team setting, perform mathematical computations, and read ingredients and measure recipes. Must have the ability to implement, analyze, and develop new products and expand/decrease recipes in accordance with federal guidelines. Must have the ability to work cooperatively with administrators, staff, parents, students, consultants and teachers, as well as direct others in the preparation of bakery and other food items. Must be able to recognize and report hazards and apply safe work methods.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma/GED required, Culinary School experience a plus. Must have a minimum of 5 years of large-scale preparing bakery items or equivalent experience. Previous experience working in a sustainable kitchen and/or school food services environment a plus. A comparable amount of training and experience maybe substituted for the minimum qualifications.
HOW TO APPLY
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10-Month Calendar/ 5-7 hours daily (schedule to be determined by the school in collaboration with Food Services)
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