Working Monday - Friday shifts are 9am - 5pm
The Nursery Cook will be responsible for preparing healthy and nutritious meals for the children in the nursery
Nursery Cook - Qualifications & Experience
Minimum two years’ proven catering experience
Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
Capable of working under pressure in an organised way
Knowledge of food preparation for special dietary needs, i.e. vegetarian, cultural
Ability to work with children in preparing simple snacks and baking preparation
Ability to work as part of a team
Nursery Cook - Key Responsibilities
In consultation with the Nursery Manager to be responsible for the preparation of weekly menus, catering for all children, in line with the food and drink policy.
Ensure all meal planning and food ordering is in line with the agreed catering budgets.
To ensure that all children with allergies are catered for in compliance with our allergies policy as well as maintaining the allergen file.
To maintain adequate stores and food stuffs in appropriate storage conditions
To ensure the kitchen and kitchen equipment are kept clean and tidy.
To clean and defrost the freezer as necessary.
To observe high standards of food hygiene during the preparation, cooking and serving of all foods.
Maintain the Safer Food, Better Business documentation on a daily basis to comply with food safety management procedures and food hygiene regulations.
To undertake baking activities with children.
To promote healthy eating with children and staff.
To maintain high standards of personal hygiene and personal appearance in accordance with the Company’s hygiene policy