Services for the Underserved

  • Cook

    Job Location US-NY-Bronx
    Treatment Services
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Overview

    The Cook will;

    • Manage and monitor all aspects of the development of a nutritious daily menu and meal preparation for consumers including those with special diets.
    • Prepare low-fat, salt-free, vegetarian and soft meal options to meet special dietary and medically prescribed needs of residents.
    • Perform inventory of food, inspect kitchen equipment and report any equipment repairs needed.
    • Investigate and address complaints regarding food quality or service.
    • Safe and sanitary handling and storage of all food items in accordance with New York State and New York City Department of Health regulations.
    • Responsible for general supervision of kitchen area, including overall cleanliness, maintenance of equipment, utensils, and supplies, and the ability to provide instruction to cooks.
    • Oversee food preparation, portion sizes, and the overall presentation of food
    • Collaborate with Food Service Director around food service/training budget management.
    • Attend staff meetings, supervisions, and trainings as needed.
    • Maintain CPR/ First Aid Certification.
    • Annual TB Clearance is required.
    • Enforce all SUS Corporate Compliance and Employee Policies, Procedures, and Protocols.
    • Enforce and carry out SUS Incident Management Policies, Procedures, and Protocols as appropriate.
    • Any other duties as assigned by the Director of Food Services.
    • A work schedule that includes some weekend and evening hours will be required.


    • NY State Food Handlers Certificate required, additional nutritional training, and certificates preferred.
    • A minimum of 1 year experience in all aspects of food preparation and kitchen management in a large institutional/commercial setting. 

    Company Overview

    Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting


    Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays


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