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1156 Route 374
Minimum Qualifications Three years of experience in large food service operation, offering a full range menu serving at least 300 meals daily, including one year experience in the supervision of subordinate employees or working inmates or patients. Completed academic work in a degree program for food management, or hotel management with a concentration in food preparation, may be substituted on a year for year basis, up to a maximum of two years, for the non-supervisory experience.
Duties Description Prepares and cooks a variety of foods for employees and inmates within a correctional facility; reviews menus to determine type and quantity of food to be prepared; plans cooking schedule so food is ready at prescribed time; draws required foodstuffs from kitchen storage areas; measures, mixes, stirs, cuts, grinds, chops and seasons ingredients according to State recipes using a variety of hand and power kitchen utensils; bakes, roasts, broils, fries and steams food as called for in recipes; observes and tastes food and adds ingredients and seasoning to improve texture and flavor; tests food for completion of cooking time and adjusts heat controls; carves and divides portions into individual servings; prepares special foods for residents requiring special diets; arranges for distribution of food by placing into service trays or packing food into hot boxes for shipment to separate dining areas; may supervise a small staff in distributing food in a cafeteria setting; may personally serve main course of meal in a cafeteria setting; may supervise a small kitchen staff of Food Service Workers and correctional inmates; makes specific work assignments in kitchen and pantry areas; directs the general cleaning after each meal; provides oral and written instructions regarding materials, utensils and procedures to be performed; demonstrates proper preparation and cooking; oversees and inspects performance to insure instructions, procedures and standards are observed; ensures that proper sanitation procedures are always followed.
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