Production Cook

Position Title Production Cook
Reports T Kitchen Manager
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Summary This individual will perform the following duties and instruct staff and residents in food handling, preparation, sanitation, safety, and storage.



Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these duties.

  • Direct activities of one or more workers who assist in preparing and serving meals
  • Cook meals in quantities according to menu and number of portions to be served, including batch cooking.
  • Wash and sanitize dishes and cooking equipment.
  • Bake breads and pastries.
  • Clean, cut, and prepare meat, poultry, and fish.
  • Ensure that all individuals and groups receive a meal.
  • Maintain kitchen cleanliness, including sweeping, and mopping of floors.
  • Prepare and provide the ingredients or supplies required for catering events.
  • Train and coach new and current employees.



To perform the job successfully, applicants should demonstrate the following skills.

  • Knowledge of general principles and approaches for providing food services.
  • Ability to:
    • Maintain professional composure in emotional and complex situations.
    • Maintain organized workspace and documentation.
    • Perform work duties with limited supervision.
    • Work in an environment with frequent periods of moderate to loud noise.
    • Stand for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
    • Lift up t50 pounds.
  • Basic computer skills, including Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, etc.)


Education AAS, CC certification, or equivalent experience. Education and training in food management, culinary preparation, or food service preferred.
Certificates/Licenses Food Service Sanitation Certificate preferred.
Experience 1+ years of food service experience.