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EMPLOYER: Dolphin Tale Child Care

JOB DESCRIPTION:


Job description:

  • Plan daily menus for children enrolled in the child care centre in consultation with the Centre Supervisor
  • All food preparation is in accordance with Public Health standards, Canada Food Guide, the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014, municipal and regional by-laws and Dolphin Tale's Policies and procedures
  • Ensure that food allergies and dietary requirements of the children are taken into account every meal through communication with other staff members and posted lists
  • Prepare and serve morning and afternoon snack and lunch each day, including dishes, utensils
  • Ensures supplies are available to meet daily menu plan requirements
  • Grocery shopping must be completed every Wednesday

Job Requirements:

  • Certificate in Food Handling, Nutrition and Menu Planning.
  • Current First Aid certificate.
  • Experience and knowledge of commercial food preparation.
  • Experience working as a cook in early childhood setting.
  • Ability to plan varied and nutritional menus for young children.
  • Extensive knowledge of nutritional needs of children
  • Experience in cooking for a large group of children more than 100.
  • Knowledge of safe transportation of hot and cold food
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to cater for special dietary and cultural needs.
  • Ability to work with families, to provide resources and develop the menu.
  • Ability to work within a budget.
  • Appropriate planning and ordering of the fresh foods and supplies required for the menu
  • Adapting to Change

START DATE: 05/06/2019

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