Blakemore Children's Center

Preschool Cook

Reference ID : 106924
Location : Nashville, TN
Category : Restaurant/Food Services
Job Type : Part Time



Blakemore Children’s Center is urgently looking for an enthusiastic and efficient Preschool Cook! Do you enjoy working with children and love to cook? This could be a great fit for you! 

  • Blakemore serves approximately 40 children ages 6 weeks-5 years . 
  • Typical work shift is Monday to Friday 8:00-2:00
  • Benefits include paid time off and paid holidays 


Our Cook is responsible for all food-related services for the Center. This includes:

  • Preparing nutritionally balanced, attractive family-style meals and snacks for children and staff
  • Planning the week’s menu and purchasing all food and misc. items needed for the week
  • Maintaining the kitchen and eating areas in a clean, hygienic, safe and presentable condition
  • Occasionally aid in the supervision of children during meals or snack or to assist in the classroom in case of an emergency



  • Candidates must have a high school diploma (or equivalent), must be able to pass a background and abuse registry check, and must be eligible to work in the United States.
  • Relevant experience in a childcare facility kitchen, commercial kitchen, school cafeteria or its equivalent preferred
  • Possess knowledge of basic principles of good nutrition
  • Ability to plan, shop, prepare and serve balanced meals and snacks
  • Experience with the USDA/CACFP Food Program preferred


Paid time off (sick, personal, vacation) and paid holidays (or whenever the school is closed).

Salary : $16 to $20/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Part Time
Category : Restaurant/Food Services
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Nashville, TN

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