Atlanta First Day School

School Chef/Cook

Reference ID: 3379
Location: Atlanta, GA
Category: Restaurant/Food Services
Job Type: Full Time



Chefs to Prepare Meals and Snacks for approximately 115 Children per day. Expectations are for fresh, healthy meals that children will be excited about eating.


The hours would be from 6:30am-3:30pm. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

Properly stores all products according to food safety and health department guidelines

Record accurate daily counts for all meals served

Prepares nutritious meals and snacks for enrolled children

-Prepares substitute items for children on restricted diets

Distributes food to classrooms

Practices safe food handling techniques in food preparation and storage

Plans and provides list of grocery items needed and reviews with the center Director/Admin Team

Keeps a daily record of menus

Maintains a safe and sanitary kitchen, pantry and storage areas

Cleans all dishes and equipment clean and organized

Attends all workshops/meetings

Monitors food budget and makes adjustments as needed after reviewing with Director


See, hear, and respond to children's needs, emergencies, and conflicts that might occur. Communicate with children on their level (ability to stoop and bend). This position reports directly to the Director of the school. There will also be training to complete upon hire.

Must have a minimum of a CDA

2 years of experience in a licensed child care facility or school

Ability to lift 30 lbs and to stand for long periods of time

Previous experience cooking in a commercial kitchen

Must maintain state in-service requirements

Must receive a satisfactory fingerprint check

Must be ServSafe Certified or willing to obtain certification within 60 days of employment


ompetive pay, discounts for staff, paid time off

About Us

Join our staff! Atlanta First Day School is a NAEYC and Quality Rated center in the heart of downtown Atlanta. We provide a hands-on learning opportunities that tap into children's higher order thinking skills though our carefully curated class studies and learning units. A family friendly environment with credentialed teachers, on-site chef and certified staff.

Job Type: Full Time
Category: Restaurant/Food Services
Minimum Experience: 2 Yrs
Location: Atlanta, GA