Reach Dane

Cook II- Stoughton

Reference ID : 58217
Location : Fitchburg, WI
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time



The Nutrition Services Provider II will promote high nutritional standards at Reach Dane. This position supports to a single site without additional help in creating menu-specified scratch cooking recipes for children between the ages of 0-5, including breakfast, snacks, and lunch.

Hours: 40 hours/week

Status: Part Year*

Location: Stoughton - 315 Mandt Parkway, Stoughton


Responsible for the areas of food preparation, food service, clean-up and site sanitation. This position will follow food service and preparation guidelines based on the agency menu cycle as well as state and federal regulations.


  • High school diploma or GED preferred

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must have the ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job

  • Follow recipes, worksheets, and verbal instructions to prepare food per Head Start compliance

  • Knowledge of quantity food preparation, equipment, and sanitation methods is desirable

  • At least one year experience in food preparation

  • Strong math skills and experience scaling recipes and portioning

  • Experience in purchasing and preparing culturally diverse foods for groups.

  • Ability and desire to effectively work with low-income children and their families

  • Strong working knowledge of personal computers, Windows and Microsoft Office software.

Nice To Haves


  • Health, dental, vision
  • vacation and sick time
  • 4% 403(b) match after 2 years
  • company paid life insurance and long term disability

About Us

Reach Dane provides high-quality early childhood services to over 1,000 underserved children ages 0-5 in Dane County through center based and home visitation programs. Our staff work tirelessly every day to reach the most vulnerable children and families in our community, and the need for our services is growing. The number of infants and toddlers experiencing homelessness enrolled in our programs has tripled over the last four years. Last year, Reach Dane served more homeless children than any other Head Start program in Wisconsin. 

Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Fitchburg, WI

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