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Job Goals: To provide each school student with quality, nutritious food in an atmosphere of cleanliness, cheerfulness, and personal caring.

Performance Responsibilities:                                              

  • Maintain proper food service certification
  • Maintain compliance with all state and federal school lunch program guidelines
  • Maintain compliance with all local Winnebago County Health Department recommendations and regulations
  • Prepare and produce quality, nutritious daily breakfast and lunch for students
  • Maintain safe, clean, and sanitary school kitchen and cafeteria
  • Create monthly menus for the school year
  • Format recipes according to state and federal guidelines
  • Prepare orders of food, bread, milk, and other products from approved vendor
  • Maintain documentation of all needed and consumed items. 
  • Ensure compliance with point of service
  • Maintain kitchen equipment and cleanliness
  • Maintain appropriate paperwork and records for state auditing purposes
  • Follow all professional development requirements for self
  • Be positive and supportive of school mission and philosophy
  • Maintain appropriate confidentiality of information
  • Performs other reasonable, job-related tasks assigned by the administrators    


  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Five years’ experience as a cook or experience managing a restaurant/kitchen
  3. Hold or obtain appropriate Food Safety Manager Certification


Hourly based on experience

Additional Notes

190 Day Contract

How to Apply

Email Cover Letter and Resume to Nicole Brady, nbrady@roe4.org

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