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Lead Cook at Educational Enrichment Systems

Category: Programs

Posted: February 23, 2022

Job Title: Lead Cook

Organization: Educational Enrichment Systems


Location: Vista, CA


Job Description:

Lead cooks employed at preschools and childcare centers are ultimately responsible for maintaining full oversight over their institution's food program in all of its various aspects, including meal preparation, hygiene, food distribution to classrooms, food delivery to various sites, and sanitation. Lead Cooks work under general supervision while ensuring compliance with all existing public health regulations and child-care food guidelines. Additionally, Lead Cooks are charged with creating and maintaining all food-related purchasing and inventory records.


The preschool Lead Cook's daily activities involve both menu development and the preparation of nutritious meals and snack for all students. Menus are developed through collaboration with the CCFP Director and nutrition consultants; cooks must be able to provide substitute meals for students with special dietary requirements.


  • Effective Oral, Auditory, Visual and Written Communication Skills Work independently in a fast paced environment

  • Computer Literacy (MS word/Excel)

  • Ability to push/pull up to 1,000 lbs

  • Knowledge of the Child Care Food Program Ability to organize work schedule for maximum use of time.

Learn more about the job posting in the linked PDF below:

EES -Lead Cook
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