Cook in Woodridge, Illinois, US at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 6/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: WOODRIDGE INTERVENTIONS

Compensation Base: $14.00

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelors or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, criminal or juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.

Woodridge Interventions

2221 64th St.

Woodridge, IL 60517

 



Summary

Under general supervision, prepares large quantities of a variety of food including meats, fish, poultry, gravies, cereals, soups, vegetables and other foods.  



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares and/or pre-portions food (such as beverages, salads, desserts, and other items assigned by the supervisor) for regular and therapeutic diets according to the planned menu and production sheets and as directed.
  • Handles food using proper food handling and food safety techniques according to established policies and procedures.
  • Insures that food is served in an attractive, appetizing manner. Uses proper tasting technique to insure quality taste and palatability prior to service.
  • Maintains the proper temperature of food during preparation and service. Records food temperatures according to established policy.
  • Assists with the setup of the tray line. Assembles trays according to the planned menu and tray tickets, stated portion, resident food preferences, and diet order and within the established time schedules. Assists in checking trays during service for accuracy.

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

The following education requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • One (1) year prior experience in food preparation obtained in commercial, military, or institutional setting preferred.
    • Other Qualifications:
      • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
      • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
      • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.