Phoenix House Cook in Austin, Texas

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person—and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As ‘One Phoenix House’ we believe in having fun along the way – embracing ‘progress not perfection’ as our journey continues.

Phoenix House is currently seeking a cook at our Austin Academy location. The cook is responsible for meal preparation, supervision of clients and ensuring the daily clearing of food service area and dining room.

HOURS: Monday-Friday 5am-1pm

Requirements:

Education/Credentials:

•High School diploma required

•Valid Texas driver’s license required

Experience:

•A minimum of 3 years food preparation and kitchen experience is required

•Food Handlers Certificate required

•Experience working with youth is preferred

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

•Maintain inventory of kitchen and food supplies.

•Ensures timely and appropriate preparation of 3 meals and 2 snacks per day as scheduled per menu.

•Maintains food handler permit

•Assist with kitchen inspections, health department inspections, fire department inspections and documentation of kitchen equipment checks and verification. Routinely inspects and ensures all equipment is running in accordance with manufactures instructions.

•Provide client supervision when clients are in kitchen and dining room.

•Follow routines for ensuring all food items are of quality content and will ensure proper rotation of food items.

•Provide specialized menus for client events. Provide special needs diets as needed for clients.

•Maintains and submit documentation in a complete and timely fashion to meet agency standards and funding requirements, such as the National School Breakfast Lunch Program.

•Assists with the planning, ordering and stocking of food and kitchen supplies.

•Follow policy and procedure when preparing, cooking, and serving meals according to Phoenix House policy and procedures, which reflect the minimum expectations according to health department codes.

•Adheres to and promotes the Phoenix House mission and values. Acts as a role model to clients and other staff.

•Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

To Apply:

Please forward your resume, cover letter of interest and experience and salary requirements to Texasjobs@phoenixhouse.org and reference position: Cook- Austin