Employees in these positions perform general tasks related to preparing food and sanitation of kitchen/dining facilities. Specific tasks include, cooking/service, set up lines by arranging food and/or dessert; wash and stack dishes; clean and scrub pots and pans; clean conveyers, rack and set up trays and may serve customers in a cafeteria or restaurant setting. At higher levels, employees may serve as work leaders for groups in the performance of food preparation, serving and/or general maintenance functions.
Employees plan menus; supervise the ordering, receiving, storing and issuing of food items; coordinate the preparation and serving of food; maintain quantity and quality control; supervise the maintenance of sanitary and safety standards for food preparation. All employees are responsible to assist in assuring that work areas conform to federal, state, and regulatory agencies’ food safety standards.