Belmont Day School seeks an energetic and motivated person to be a part of the school lunch program team that is moving ahead of the curve! Our kitchen prepares lunches for approximately 280 students and faculty Monday through Thursday, as well as lunch for a smaller number on Friday. We also prepare food for morning events and special community events. Our aim is to fully integrate the lunch program with the school curriculum through the use of fresh local foods, our teaching garden, and the health and wellness initiatives.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to work in the kitchen as well as in a customer service role. The schedule is four days per week, Monday to Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for a total of 32 hours per week starting immediately. This is a 10-month, school year, non-exempt position and will be paid on an hourly basis commensurate with experience. The school offers health insurance, a retirement plan, and other benefits.
Provide a welcoming and professional atmosphere for students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
Washes all pots, pans and dishes and manages the dish-machine and the chemical dispenser throughout the day.
Maintains a clean dish/pot area and sinks throughout the day.
Performs set-up of dining room area, and faculty room, as well as bussing station for lunch.
Maintains busing station throughout lunch—returning dirty dishes and silverware to the dishwashing area throughout lunch and runs dish machine throughout the day. Empties and cleans machine at the end of the day and shuts it off before leaving. Helps restock plates and cutlery throughout lunch.
Receiving: responsible for putting away deliveries, rotating stock, and maintaining order and cleanliness in the storage rooms, refrigerators, and freezers.
Prep food and help with plating as needed throughout lunch service and for any special events.
Any other tasks as assigned by the Chef/Manager.
Performs other related duties assigned by the Chef/Manager.
Please submit a cover letter specific to this position along with a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, May 3, and include Kitchen Position in the subject line.
Belmont Day seeks candidates who will add to the diversity of our community. The school will always be maintained as a nonsectarian institution. The school is an equal opportunity employer. The school complies with all legal requirements in connection with admissions and access to programs, facilities and employment practices regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, or disability.
Prior food service experience or training is required
Knowledge of safe food handling practices; Servsafe certification and allergy training strongly preferred
Good knife skills
Ability to work with others
Ability to follow directions
Ability to multi-task and work in conditions that are often rushed or hot
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Must be able to lift 30 lbs.
Some evening and occasional weekend work for special events required
About Belmont Day School
Belmont Day School is a pre-kindergarten through eighth grade independent school in founded in 1927 by a group of parents committed to providing children with an excellent academic foundation and many opportunities for creative expression. We value honesty, caring, joy, responsibility, respect and excellence.