Food Service Cook - PT
Job Details
Hicks Family Ranch - Buda, TX
Part Time
Nonprofit - Social Services
  • Maintain inventory of food and non-food items as required to prepare meals in accordance with dietitian approved menus.
  • Ensure safety, food handling and sanitation practices in the kitchen in compliance with organizational, Health Department and other regulatory bodies.
  • Maintains cleanliness of dining areas, kitchens, food storage areas, and food preparation equipment in accordance with standards established by Health Department and other inspecting agencies.
  • Receives and monitors food deliveries against requisitions and invoices.
  • Maintains excellent customer service and positive attitude.
  • Sets up workstation with all needed ingredients and equipment.
  • Cooks and prepares a variety of food according to production guidelines and standardized recipes and accommodate a variety of dietary requests when necessary,
  • Performs other related assignments as directed by Food Services Manager or Director of Residential Program.
  • Ability to work around 24 hrs/wk - Sat & Sun, and 1 weekday
  • Ability to work flexible hours including some early mornings, holidays, nights, weekends
  • Knowledge and skill of food preparation, knowledge of Health Department requirements
  • Ability to independently prepare meals
  • Ability to follow recipes and instructions
  • Must have good health habits (washing hands often, etc.)
  • Good hand-eye coordination when handling sharp knives and other kitchen tools
  • Must be certified by the Texas Department of Health or become certified within 30 days of hire


Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred
  • Previous experience in institutional cooking


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities


Supervised by:

  • Food Services Manager


Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • Able to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Standard commercial kitchen working conditions.
  • Considerable exposure to heat, cold, humidity, stagnant air and slippery floors.
  • Uses hands and fingers, handle and feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • Must be able up to lift 30 pounds

Diversity Statement:

Diversity is a core value at Austin Recovery Network. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment. We strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply.

All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, mental or physical disability, citizenship, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by law. Austin Recovery works affirmatively to build a staff and board that includes people of many different races, classes, religions, genders, physical and mental abilities, ages and sexual orientations, including people who have been previously incarcerated.*

*Due to our work with children, there are some convictions such as sex offenses that would prevent employment offered to those applying for a position in programming with children.