Cook Assistant

Support Services



Full Time

M-F 7a-330p

Riverside PACE located in Newport News, VA is currently seeking a Full-Time Assistant Cook.

The qualified candidate will work under the supervision of the Food Services Manager. The Assistant Cook prepares food in accordance with standard recipes and procedures and food production sheets based on preparation schedules. Responsible for the safe handling and storage of food based on recommended guidance from Department of Health. The Assistant Cook will prepare other specialty items as required for special functions and parties. Responsible for conducting routine quality checks and documenting same. May also be responsible for dishwashing and general routine kitchen clean up.

EDUCATION: High school diploma/GED or certificate from a related vocational school or five years of work experience and two years experience as a commercial cook.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum two years work experience in a dietary related setting, commercial food or cook assistant experience preferred. Experience working with an elderly population preferred.

LICENSURE: VA Dept of Health Food Service Handlers Card and/or ServSafe Certification preferred.

HOURS: To work primarily Monday through Friday 7:00am to 3:30pm