Current Employment Positions

Lead Cook - Manteno

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-826946
  • 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: August 02, 2022
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • 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.


Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for the preparation of food to be served
  • Comply with all sanitation, health, and personal hygiene standards
  • Follow established food production programs and procedures
  • Implement dietician and physician instructions accordingly
  • Ensure proper serving of food for tray line
  • Work cooperatively with other cooks in evaluating cafeteria leftovers and plan for use
  • Ensure leftovers are labeled, dated and stored properly
  • Develop and standardized recipes
  • Implement diet changes, prepare saved trays, and prepare sack lunches
  • Report necessary equipment repair and maintenance to supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned



Schedule: Monday - Friday (5:00a - 2:30p) with rotating weekends  (4 hours cleaning shift)

Start Date: ASAP

Work Location: 333 W. Evergreen St., Manteno, IL 



Family Guidance Centers, Inc is a Drug Free Environment, an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience: High school graduate required. Between three to five years of food service experience required.

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

Job Benefits:

Our organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full time employment that includes health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, EAP and a 401k pension plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with paid holidays off are included in our paid time off compensation package.