COOK in San Antonio, TX at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 2/18/2018

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Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Under general supervision, prepares large quantities of a variety of food including meats, fish, poultry, gravies, cereals, soups, vegetables and other foods. Uses various methods of cooking and seasoning and adheres to proper preparations methods. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Cooks food as directed in the operational menu plan for the facility food service operation. Ensures recipes are extended to the facility population requirements. Maintains accurate production records.
  •  Directs work, provides training and performs inspections of work performed by detainee food service staff.
  •  Conducts orientation and training programs for staff employees.
  •  Responsible for preparation scheduling and the quality assurance of all foods and supplies.
  •  Responsible for placing orders for food and supplies as assigned by management. Checks in deliveries and takes inventory of food and supplies as required.
  •  Ensures the sanitation and safety program is actively practiced in all areas of the department.
  •  Assists management in maintaining a high-level of good client relations.
  •  Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  •  High school diploma or equivalent certification required.
  •  Prior cooking and residential facility food service training preferred.
  •  Must be able to communicate to all personnel the minimum production/service requirements of the job.


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