Pine Forest Children's Center

Food Program Manager & Chef

Reference ID: 2092
Location: Burlington, VT
Category: Restaurant/Food Services
Job Type: Full Time



The Food Program Manager is responsible for preparing and serving breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack to approximately 70 children aged 6 weeks to 6 years of age. The hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30am-1:30pm. The Food Program Manager also has the opportunity to engage in nutrition education for the children at the Pine Forest Childrens Center.

This position reports to the West Woods Assistant Director and the Executive Director.


Job responsibilities:

Food prep (chopping, mixing, portioning, etc.)

Cooking lunch and preparing snack that meets CACFP guidelines

Making baby food purees

Delivering meal components to classrooms

Maintaining clean workspace throughout the day

Interacting with children about food/nutrition

Washing dishes

*Menu planning (according to CACFP guidelines)

*Food purchasing and ordering, including Costco pick up once a week

*Documentation of food served, and supporting CACFP paperwork



Food prep/cooking experience

Passion for childhood nutrition

Hardworking and motivated

Reliable and professional

Must be able to provide own transportation to center (on Flynn Ave) and to Costco

*ServeSafe Certification

*Knowledge of CACFP guidelines (or willing to learn)

Physical Requirements

        Sitting, standing, lifting and carrying (up to 50 pounds), reaching, squatting, climbing stairs, and kneeling. Listen to and observe students.

Minimum Education: Associate
Job Type: Full Time
Category: Restaurant/Food Services
Minimum Experience: 1 Yr
Location: Burlington, VT