POSITION DESCRIPTION: Evening Kitchen Lead
POSITION TYPE: Full-time
FLSA Status: Exempt
This Position Reports to: Director of Operations
FoodChain, Lexington, KY
FoodChain forges links between fresh food and community.
Founded in 2011, FoodChain provides education and demonstration of sustainable food systems. Our program goals are to improve access to fresh food, educate and demonstrate innovative growing techniques, offer cooking classes focused on health and affordability, increase local food distribution, and make a difference through job training and living wage employment. As an innovative nonprofit, we’ve found success by identifying niches currently underserved in local food systems, while also using novel approaches, combining assets and partnerships in a way that benefits many, reducing waste, and maximizing human interactions with fresh food.
About the Job:
Evening Kitchen Lead will work closely with the Director of Operations as well as the Kitchen Manager to help prepare and package wholesome meals for to-go distribution. This position will report directly to the Director of Operations, Leandra Forman. The Lead position will work with the Director of Operations and Kitchen Manager to create and execute prep list and closing duties. Lead position will cover all evening shifts that include meal hand out to ensure that all tasks are completed and the kitchen is closed properly. Kitchen Lead will work with team members to ensure that they know what tasks they must complete, and check to ensure that they have the equipment and knowledge to do so, providing corrective feedback when necessary. If corrective action is required beyond task clarification and direction, then Kitchen Lead can bring it to the attention of the Director of Operations and Kitchen Manager so there can be a corrective action plan discussed and implemented.
The focus of this position will be the preparation of free meals for distribution and the processing of accompanying seasonal ingredients to provide free meals for the Lexington community.
Full-time, Salaried position
Salary is $34,320
Health Insurance available
Paid time off and holidays
Primary Workstation: FoodChain
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