School Cook

Minneapolis, MN

Job Description

Indrotec is now hiring for School Cooks for Minneapolis Public Schools. This person will work under general supervision and prepare high volumes of food in a timely and quality manner. This is a contract-to-hire position.

Essential Functions

  • Performs food preparation tasks according to planned menus and schedule; cooks food, prepared or from scratch for student nutrition programs that meet the mandated nutritional needs; scales recipes to appropriate quantities need for the assigned site/school.
  • Reads and follows recipes.
  • Prepares, seasons, marinates, cooks, tastes, carves, and serves soups, meats, and vegetables.
  • Cook, measure, mix, wash, peel, cut, or shred, meats, fruits, vegetables, and other ingredients.
  • Evaluates food for flavor, appearance and temperature to present items that are acceptable to students and staff.
  • Inspects food items for the purpose of verifying quantity, quality, and specifications of orders to meet preparation needs and comply with mandated health and food safety standards.
  • Cleans and maintains equipment and food preparation and storage areas in sanitary condition to meet mandated health standards.
  • Ensures compliance with all MPS, U.S. Department of Agriculture, State of Minnesota Departments of Education and Health, Child Nutrition program, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) procedures, policies and standards.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Two (2) years of experience in food preparation at a large scale facility or restaurant
    Knowledge in:
  • Federal, state and local codes and regulations governing food handling and public nutrition services.
  • Safety and sanitation practices for food preparation, distribution and storage.
  • Methods, materials, and practices of volume food preparation.
  • Institutional cooking methods and procedures.
  • Principles of inventory control for institutional food and equipment.
  • Principles of record keeping and records management.


  • Shifts will vary between 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Monday Through Friday

Post Date: 01.23.2020

Salary: $16.13 /hr

Shift: 1st

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