Lead Cook

Washington D.C.
Aug 09, 2019
Sep 13, 2019
Food Service
Full Time

Are you passionate about cooking? Do you enjoy cooking and providing meals in a diverse environment? If so, then Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School (CRIPCS) has the perfect opportunity for you.

Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School (CRIPCS) is an adult charter school that delivers high-quality education, career training, and supportive services that enable adult immigrants to realize their dreams while strengthening our community and economy. When you join the team at CRIPCS you become part of a unique, performance-driven organization where students are the center of our work and excellence permeates.

Lead Cook

We are in search of an experienced Lead Cook who will report to the Kitchen Manager.
The Lead Cook will prepare high quality and healthy meals for students and staff at the scheduled times. The Lead cook will also maintain a clean and safe working environment within the kitchen and cafeteria. The Lead cook is responsible for overseeing the cooks and stewards for their appropriate shifts.


  • Prepare meals each day in accordance with the school’s daily menus; following the standardized recipes.

  • Check the standards of equipment and report any faults to the Food Services Director or Food Services Supervisor.

  • Receive and store all supplies in the kitchen and store rooms.

  • Check and maintain the pantry and storage areas to ensure appropriate inventory of supplies.

  • To ensure that all health and safety legislation and guidelines are implemented, adhered to and

    reviewed regularly, in respect of kitchen production, employees, machinery, equipment, and


  • Ensures that fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy products, meats, fish, and poultry, foods, and supplies

    are stored and rotated to maximum freshness and minimize waste.

  • Daily record all refrigerators and freezers temperature.

  • Maintain a clean and safe kitchen.

  • Assist with staff scheduling and food preparation schedules.

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  • High school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of two years of experience in the culinary arts field (cook, lead cook, or other) or the appropriate combination of education and experience

  • ServSafe certification

  • Ability to work as a team player

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and establish task priorities

  • Ability to perform moderately heavy manual work

  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions

  • Good English communication skills (bilingual preferred)

  • Certified food handler

  • Able to demonstrate an in depth understanding of the industry

  • Deep commitment to CRIPCS's core values and ability to model those values in relationships

    with colleagues and partners
    Schedule: Monday – Thursday 12:30 pm -9:00 pm, Fridays 8:00 am- 4:30 pm

    Location: Harvard Street Campus
    Apply directly at Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School’s career page at

    www.carlosrosario.org/getinvolved/employment.This position will be posted until August 23, 2019.

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