Temple Academy Preschool

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Reference ID : 47749
Location : Nashville, TN
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time



Prepare and cook large quantities of food for institutions, such as schools, hospitals, or cafeterias. Must be able to pass a background check.


  • Clean and inspect galley equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.
  • Apportion and serve food to facility residents, employees, or patrons.
  • Cook foodstuffs according to menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions, or numbers of portions to be served.
  • Clean, cut, and cook meat, fish, or poultry.
  • Monitor use of government food commodities to ensure that proper procedures are followed.
  • Wash pots, pans, dishes, utensils, or other cooking equipment.
  • Compile and maintain records of food use and expenditures.
  • Direct activities of one or more workers who assist in preparing and serving meals.
  • Bake breads, rolls, or other pastries.
  • Train new employees.
  • Take inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Monitor menus and spending to ensure that meals are prepared economically.
  • Plan menus that are varied, nutritionally balanced, and appetizing, taking advantage of foods in season and local availability.
  • Requisition food supplies, kitchen equipment, and appliances, based on estimates of future needs.
  • Determine meal prices, based on calculations of ingredient prices.


  • Inspect facilities, equipment or supplies to ensure conformance to standards.
  • Clean food preparation areas, facilities, or equipment.
  • Serve food or beverages.
  • Cook foods.
  • Cut cooked or raw foods.
  • Prepare foods for cooking or serving.
  • Monitor food services operations to ensure procedures are followed.
  • Clean tableware.
  • Record operational or production data.
  • Coordinate activities of food service staff.
  • Prepare breads or doughs.
  • Train food preparation or food service personnel.
  • Maintain food, beverage, or equipment inventories.
  • Monitor food services operations to ensure procedures are followed.
  • Plan menu options.
  • Order materials, supplies, or equipment.
  • Determine prices for menu items.

Nice To Haves


  • Apple corers
  • Blast chillers
  • Blenders
  • Bone saws
  • Box graters
  • Braziers
  • Bread slicers
  • Broilers
  • Cappuccino makers
  • Carbonated beverage dispensers
  • Cash registers
  • Chefs' knives
  • Commercial coffee grinders
  • Commercial coffeemakers
  • Commercial dishwashers
  • Commercial kitchen convection ovens
  • Commercial kitchen steamers
  • Commercial microwave ovens
  • Commercial stand mixers
  • Commercial use combination ovens
  • Convection ovens
  • Conveyor ovens
  • Cream whippers
  • Disposal units
  • Double boilers
  • Electric deep-fat fryers
  • Electric stoves
  • Fire suppression blankets
  • Food dicers
  • Food processors
  • Food shredders
  • Food slicers
  • Garbage compactors
  • Gas stoves
  • Gas-powered deep-fat fryer
  • Griddles
  • Grills
  • Hot dog cookers
  • Ice shaving or crushing equipment
  • Ice-making machines
  • Infrared heat lamps
  • Juice dispensers
  • Juice extractors
  • Kitchen fire extinguishers
  • Kitchen shears
  • Kitchen tongs
  • Knife sharpeners
  • Mandolines
  • Meals Plus
  • Meat grinders
  • Meat thermometers
  • Microsoft Word
  • Mixers
  • Oyster knives
  • Paring knives
  • Parisian cutters
  • Pasta machines
  • Personal computers
  • Pizza ovens
  • Portion scales
  • Pressurized steam cookers
  • Refrigerator thermometers
  • Rice cookers
  • Rotisserie ovens
  • Salamanders
  • Serrated blade knives
  • Sieves
  • Sifters
  • Steam kettles
  • Steam tables
  • Strainers
  • Tilt skillets
  • Toasters
  • Waffle makers
  • Woks


Salary : $12 to $15/Hr
Minimum Education : None
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Nashville, TN

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