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We are Hiring! Assistant Cook Wanted for Growing Pet Food Business.

Assistant Cook for Canine Kitchen

Paul’s Custom Pet Food is expanding! We are looking to hire a part-time, 25 to 30-hour per week assistant cook with room to grow into a full-time 40-hour per week kitchen manager position. Pay commensurate with experience. Note: All the food we make is human grade; that is, we use the same ingredients you will find in a restaurant kitchen.

Responsibilities of Assistant Cook:

  • Accurately measure ingredients for each batch of pet food, including vitamins and minerals
  • Prepare meal and treat ingredients, including but not limited to washing, peeling, chopping, slicing, dehydrating, packaging, and storing meat, fish, fruit, and vegetables
  • Order and receive deliveries, verify that all ordered items have been delivered, and store deliveries per chef’s instructions
  • Take regular inventory of kitchen supplies, including meal and treat ingredients, and notify chef or other supervisor of low or depleted supplies
  • Properly package and record all products
  • Discard and record all expired or spoiled food
  • Perform basic cleaning duties and ensure that all workstations are properly sanitized
  • Contribute to kitchen and food safety standards

Assistant Cook Requirements:

  • Comfortable working with meat and fish
  • Experienced working with knives and machines
  • Proven commercial kitchen experience
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communications skills
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • A self-starter with an ability to think ahead
  • Willingness to supervise others as needed
  • Associate degree, diploma, or certification in culinary arts preferred
  • Food safety certification or willingness to attend food health and safety regulations
  • Desire and willingness to learn the requirements for making pet food
  • A sense of humor and love of pets helpful but not required

Please contact Paul and Lynn at [email protected] with a resume
and letter of interest. No phone calls or texts.

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