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Belmont Day School is committed to providing nutritious and delicious foods, snacks and hydration throughout the day that fuels learning, health and wellness among students and faculty. The Culinary Support Associate is part of a  team that  supports this purpose, and is responsible for maintaining a pleasant, neat , welcoming and professional atmosphere around all food service for students, faculty and visitors

The position is part of a five-person team employed by the school that provides high quality meals (daily lunch) made “from scratch” with whole, fresh ingredients. The position reports to the Food Program Director and supports primarily the Assistant Chef in the culinary component of the school food program. Position collaborates with customer service staff. Requires some evening and occasional weekend work for special events. This is a 32-hour per week (Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.), non-exempt, benefits eligible position.

Responsibilities:

Handling of all foods in a safe and sanitary manner in accordance with the local Department of Health guidelines, including the wearing and frequent changing of disposable gloves, the wearing  of professional jacket and of hair restraints as directed by the Food Program Director. Observation of all COVID policies of the school.
Assists with receipt, breakdown and storing of all food deliveries.
Reviews daily lunch menu and production sheets with Assistant Chef and Food Program Director, including items hot and cold salad bar, alternative meal items for students with food allergies and any items prepared from scratch for the snack service.
Assists Assistant Chef in execution of  production plan
Retrieves items from storage,
Organizes and preps ingredients and garnishes  for lunch service (hot and cold items)
With the help of the Customer Service Coordinator delivers  menu items to dining tables and Hot/cold salad bar for all four lunch periods;
Assists with food-related breakdown of lunch service, specifically: cooling down, re-panning, labeling of foods for future use, returning all such foods to refrigerator or freezer.
Following lunch service, reviews next day’s lunch menu with Assistant Chef and Director
Assists with prep  to the extent possible in the afternoon for the following day’s lunch service.
Under supervision of Assistant Chef, is responsible for organization and cleanliness of all dry food storage and refrigerators and freezers, including: the labeling and rotating of all foods, labeling of all foods with allergy related ingredients and for general identification of beverages and leftover prepared foods in refrigerator and freezer.
Assists with thorough cleaning and sanitizing of food preparation equipment.
Perform any other tasks as  assigned by the Food Program Director.

Qualifications:

3-5 years experience in food production in a commercial kitchen
Knowledge of safe food handling practices, Serv-Safe certification preferred
Good knife skills
Organization
Ability to work with others as a part of a team
Ability to follow directions
Ability to multi-task and work in conditions that are often rushed or hot
Strong written and verbal communication skills required
Must be able to lift 30 lbs

Please submit a cover letter specific to this position along with a resume to careers@belmontday.org.

 

 

 

Belmont Day seeks candidates who will add to the diversity of our community. The school will always be maintained as a nonsectarian institution. The school is an equal opportunity employer. The school complies with all legal requirements in connection with admissions and access to programs, facilities, and employment practices regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, or disability.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@belmontday.org