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Child Care Center Cook

Company: Endeavor Schools
Location: Allen
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:

Position summary:

The primary objectives of the Cook are to: (1) manage all aspects of the school kitchen, and (2) ensure safety and cleanliness of the kitchen at all times. The Cook will report to the School Leader and will prepare healthy meals and snacks to the students. 


Essential Tasks:

  • Management (25%)
    1. Create menus, order food, prepare meals and deliver meals to other locations.
    2. Order products on a regular schedule to eliminate out of stock items such as food, paper goods, cleaning supplies and snacks.
    3. Inventory of all kitchen items.
    4. Control of food costs.
    5. Conduct vendor cost comparisons.
  • Safety (20%)
    1. Ensure the cleanliness of the kitchen; all food preparation areas, food containers, refrigerators, freezers.
    2. See that the kitchen is organized and ready for daily operation.
    3. Keep equipment and fixtures in a clean, well serviced condition.
    4. Maintain the highest level of sanitation and be responsible for the inspection with the health department.
    5. Participate in annual inspections.
    6. Keep food safety certificate current.



  • Ability to use standard kitchen equipment.





  • Time Management: Determines priorities and schedules activities, using time effectively by making thoughtful choices about the organization and implementation of tasks. 
  • Customer Service Orientation: Demonstrates a focus on identifying and serving the needs of our students, parents, and peers.
  • Adaptability: Exercises patience and maintains a calm and positive disposition even in the face of adversity, troubleshooting any complications that arise with flexibility, wisdom, and caring.



  • Must be able to work flexible hours.


Experience and Education: 

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 2+ years' experience in a similar role.


Physical Requirements: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Prolonged stationary position at a desk using computer.
  • Movement throughout an office or school setting and ability to position oneself as needed to meet required tasks.
  • Ability to frequently communicate and exchange accurate information.
  • Clarity of vision to include the ability to recognize, distinguish and identify items and individuals accurately.
  • Ability to taste and smell
  • May occasionally lift or move up to 75 pounds.


Disclaimer:  This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform.  Duties and responsibilities can be changed, expanded, reduced or delegated by management to meet the business needs of Endeavor Schools.   

At Endeavor Schools, we strive to inspire and draw out the best in each other by celebrating our differences. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a workplace free of harassment and discrimination. Merit governs all aspects of consideration for employment with Endeavor Schools, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Endeavor Schools, Allen , Child Care Center Cook, Other , Allen, Texas

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