Progressive Directions/Kids Depot

Preschool Cook

Reference ID : 32046
Location : Clarksville, TN
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time



Under the supervision of the Preschool Director, plans and prepares all meals/snacks for the Child Development center children; and performs related work as required. The Cook performs duties using proper hygiene, meal planning and preparation, food distribution to rooms, record keeping and all kitchen operations; ensures adherence to guidelines and all public health regulations regarding food storage and preparation.


1. Prepare nutritious meals and snacks for enrolled children; prepares substitute items for children on restricted diets.

2. Distribute food to the classrooms.

3. Practices safe food handling techniques in food preparation and storage.

4. Plans for and assist in purchasing food and necessary supplies needed to provide food service.

5. Keeps a weekly record of menus.

6. In collaboration with the Director/Assistant Director, develops weekly menus to meet meal requirements.

7. Maintains kitchen in accordance with Health Department Standards.

8. Attends workshops and trainings as needed.


Graduation from high school, or equivalent.

Experience in production or commercial cooking and childcare food preparation guidelines.

Special Requirements: Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, lifting heavy items (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking. Must pass fingerprint clearance test for all appropriate agencies.

Nice To Haves


Salary : $8 to $10/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Clarksville, TN

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