CookFacility: Maryhaven Location: West Babylon, NY Department: Angel Guardian IRA Category: Service and Trade Schedule: Part Time Shift: Evening shift Hours: Fri, Sat, Mon 330p-8p & Sun 3:30p-7:30p ReqNum: 2548
Maryhaven is a nonprofit, Long Island based agency committed to helping persons with special needs including intellectual disabilities, mental health issues, physical disabilities, and/or substance abuse/dependence issues to realize their full potential. The agency's purpose is to establish, maintain and operate progressive programs and services which are residential, educational, vocational, and rehabilitative in nature. The ideal goal is the attainment of normalization, in all aspects of life, for each individual we support.
Responsibilities will include:
Prepares daily meals to meet the nutritional needs of the individual.Cleans and washes equipment used in cooking and keeps own working area clean and sanitized.
1.Responsibilities include the preparation of soups, meats, gravies, vegetables, main dishes, desserts and snacks with emphasis
on appearance, taste and temperature to be served at a stated time.
2.Keeps logs on types and quantities of foods served.
3.Ensures foods are served according to the menu and modified to accommodate a sick individual.
4.Sweep and spot mop kitchen floor as needed. Maintains the cleanliness of the kitchen.
5.Works serving line during lunch and/or dinner.
6.Does major cleaning during respite.
7.Works during agency special events.May require additional hours beyond the regular schedule.
Requirements: High School Diploma/GED equivalent required.
High School Diploma/GED equivalent required.Certificate from an accredited culinary school or 2 years experience in quantity cooking in a health care setting. Must possess a Suffolk County Managers Certificate. Must pass physical exam for food service workers. Valid NYS driver's license required.
We offer extensive paid orientation training. At Maryhaven, which is part of Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future. Due to our extensive network of programs and services, the opportunities for career growth are significant. Come enjoy working with others as you chart your own course for the future!