Madisonville, KY 805 MCCOY AVENUE 42431, 805 MCCOY AVENUE, MADISONVILLE, Kentucky, United States of America Req #23267
Wednesday, November 2, 2022
 Job Summary:


Plans, prepares, cooks and serves

nutritional meals and snacks in accordance with established guidelines and

schedules; ensures all meals are prepared and served in a safe and presentable

manner; cleans kitchen facilities, equipment, and appliances; maintains

inventory of kitchen supplies and food in a neat and orderly manner.



Essential Functions:



job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential

functions and requirements of this position. 

The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities

and tasks other than those stated in this job description.



Meal Preparation:  (50%)


Plans menus and purchases food and

supplies necessary for the preparation and serving of nutritional meals


Cleans, cooks, and prepares a

variety of foods and beverages utilizing kitchen equipment, utensils, and

supplies in accordance with acceptable and economical cooking methods


Ensures that enough food is prepared

based on the number of people to be served and that food is prepared in a

timely manner as scheduled


Serves food and beverages in a

presentable manner; prepares plates for infants or persons requiring additional



Sets tables with plates, napkins and

utensils or sets up buffet line for self-service


Prepares snacks and prepares plates

of food for people eating after normal serving hours



Clean: (40%)


Cleans tables, chairs, floors,

dishes, utensils, and kitchen appliances


Stores, refrigerates, and freezes

foods in a safe and economical manner; monitors expiration dates on all foods

ensuring proper disposal of food with expired dates


Maintains a high degree of

cleanliness in the kitchen and dining room; ensures that all meals are prepared

in a safe manner; ensures all kitchen personnel practice proper personal



Other Responsibilities: (10%)


Maintains proper supply and

orderliness of kitchen stock inventory in order to meet the needs of the

kitchen; orders, receives, and processes food purchases; verifies that invoices

are accurate and submits for further processing


Assists in coordinating and

carrying-out arrangements for programs and special events


Supervises volunteers assisting in

preparing and serving meals and cleaning of kitchen equipment


Performs other related work as







Education and Experience


High School diploma or equivalent,


And one year experience cooking food

for large groups,




Any equivalent combination of

training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and








Materials and Equipment:



Stove                                               Oven                            Refrigerators                           Freezer


Kitchen Utensils                              Blender                        Mixer                           Food



Mop                                                  Broom                        



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


Knowledge of proper cooking methods

and procedures


Knowledge of meal planning



Knowledge of acceptable food storage

and cleaning techniques


Ability to cook nutritional,

tasteful, and safe food for large groups in a timely manner


Ability to properly clean kitchen

appliances and utensils


Ability to order food and kitchen

supplies in an economical manner and to maintain an adequate level of inventory

Physical Requirements:


Ability to meet attendance



Ability to show up to work on time


Ability to read, write, and communicate

the English language.


Ability to cook, taste, and smell



Duties are usually performed by

frequent walking and/or standing, kneeling, or squatting relieved by lesser

periods of sitting.


Physical ability to lift and carry

and/or push/pull light objects (less than 25 lbs.).



Working Conditions:


Work requires driving a vehicle

daily with exposure to the outdoors where there are physical discomforts

associated with changes in weather such as rain, cold, snow, heat or

discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.


Work is performed in a normal

kitchen environment where there may be limited physical discomforts associated

with working around hot stoves/ovens or cold freezers.

When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.

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Other details

  • Job Family KT-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Food Service
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Monday, November 7, 2022
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  • Madisonville, KY 805 MCCOY AVENUE 42431, 805 MCCOY AVENUE, MADISONVILLE, Kentucky, United States of America