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Cook - Manteno

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-769827
  • Job Location: Manteno, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: November 19, 2021
  • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

Family Guidance Centers, Inc. (FGC), a not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization, treats and prevents substance abuse, as well as an array of other related problems. Since 1969, FGC's comprehensive programming has educated and guided individuals toward their full potential as productive members within their own families and our society. 

*** $600.00 SIGN ON BONUS*** $300 after 30 days of employment and $300 after 6 months of continuous employment

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Prepares food to be served using established production procedures and systems, implementing dietitian and physician instructions.
  • Sets steam table; serves or ensures proper serving of food for tray line or dining room.
  • Works cooperatively with other cooks in evaluating cafeteria leftovers and plans for use; labels, dates, and stores leftovers properly.
  • Consults production sheets for thawing and doing advance preparation when possible; completes and posts sign-up sheets daily.
  • Stores food properly and safely, marking date and item.
  • Assists Lead Cook with the development and standardization of recipes, including creating new ways to present food attractively and nutritiously; corrects amounts; cost-conscious manner for patients and staff.
  • Assists Lead Cook with planning cooking schedule to have food prepared on time; serves hot food attractively and efficiently.
  • Implements diet changes, prepares saved trays and sack lunches.
  • Keeps work area clean and sanitizes work surfaces; mops floors according to procedure; takes out trash as needed; performs assigned cleaning duties.
  • Completes food temperature checks before service.
  • Prepares and serves food for special functions as assigned.

Number of Position Openings: 2

Schedule: Monday - Friday (10:00a - 6:30p) with weekend rotation

Start Date: ASAP

Experience and Skills:

Must be knowledgeable in operating standard commercial kitchen equipment including oven, stove, dishwasher, slicer, coffee machine, etc.

Education and/or Experience: High school graduate preferred. At least two years of institutional food service experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Illinois Department of Public Health Food Service Sanitation Certification.


Job Benefits:

Family Guidance Centers Inc. offers opportunities for individuals with an interest in behavioral health. Our organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full time employment that includes health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401(k) plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with paid holidays off are included in our paid time off compensation package.