Student participation in school meal programs, create a financially sustainable child nutrition program, and ensure compliance with state and federal regulations Dishwasher, Steamer/Kettle, Mixer, Oven, Stove, Fryers, Slicer, Thermometers, Gauges, Knives, Box Cutters, Meal Counting Software, ,…
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Position Summary: Prepare breakfast and/or lunch offerings and assist with serving lines. Participate in occasional catering functions. Perform all positions within the kitchen. Functions of the job
Assist with the set-up of serving lines daily and make sure that all food is held at the required temperature. Milk coolers are stocked and ready for service.
Assist in the preparation of foods in accordance with the menu plan and Opaa! recipes, as required. Plan and prep ahead for the next day menus.
Clean kitchen and cafeteria areas including equipment and dishes.
Keep inventory stock organized and practice First In/First Out (FIFO) procedures. Keep cooler/storage racks clean and free from debris.
Clean, monitor chemical usage, and maintain equipment in the dishwashing area. Remove clean dishes from machine and store in serving areas.
Prepare breads, cakes, cookies, and other baked goods as required by the menu plan. Present to customers in an appealing manner.
Batch cooking to maintain a quality product and excellent food presentation.
Serve items as needed with proper serving sizes and utensils. Quality presentation and hospitality are required.
Keep serving lines/condiments supplied with food items, napkins, silverware and dishes as needed to customers.
Prepare foods for meal service in strict compliance with the menu plan and Opaa! recipes.
Keep and Maintain accurate daily production records per grade group as planned.
Follow HACCP processes and procedures with daily, weekly, and monthly food safety logs. Record temperatures of all hot and cold food.
Obey safety rules as outlined in Opaa’s “Safety Procedure Manual” and exercise caution in all work activities.
Attend all required meetings and in-services. Complete the required yearly continued training hours according to HHFKA.
Demonstrate and promote Opaa!’s Core Values of “Always Act in the Best Interest of the Students, Schools, and Communities We Serve”, “Be Honest”, “Have a Passion to Serve Others”, and “Commit to Continuous Improvement”.
Physical/Visual Activities or Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, kneel, crawl, push, pull, grasp, feel, taste, smell, talk, hear, and reach with hands and arms.
The employee must exert over 60 pounds of force occasionally and/or be able to frequently lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 25 pounds.
Inside and outside working conditions
Frequently works around moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme heat.
Occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and extreme cold.
Noise level is usually loud.
Desired qualifications, skills and experience
Education: High School Diploma or GED, preferred; or up to one-month related experience, training or equivalent combination of education and experience Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, commons fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids that may be representative but not all-inclusive of those commonly associated with this position: Dishwasher, Steamer/Kettle, Mixer, Oven, Stove, Fryers, Slicer, Thermometers, Gauges, Knives, Box Cutters, Meal Counting Software, Desktop PCs, Calculator, Telephone, Fax, Scanner, Copier, Printer.
Opaa! Food Management is a leading provider of child nutrition programs in the Midwest. Opaa! serves over 250 K-12 public school districts in 7 states, with a combined enrollment of over 225,000 students. Opaa! partners with its client school districts to increase student participation in school meal programs, create a financially sustainable child nutrition program, and ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. Family owned and operated since 1978, Opaa!’s mission is “Make their Day!”