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Lead Cook - Broward Partnership for the Homeless

at Arc Broward

Posted: 12/10/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 724c2397-4be1-4e1f-ba94-b85e6f502fe3
Keywords: hospitality

Job Description

Arc Broward, a well-established accredited, non-profit organization based in Sunrise, Florida. As a community partner of Broward Partnership for the Homeless, we are seeking an experienced Line Cook to join our mission in serving the vulnerable population of Broward County. 

For more than 60 years Arc Broward has worked hand-in-hand with our community, changing how people with disabilities and other life challenges are embraced and included.  This critical work ensures that people with disabilities, not only live, learn, work, and play in their communities, but more importantly, thrive. Arc Broward operates at 10 locations and provides 21 programs throughout Broward County, including its three pioneering Social Enterprises - Arc Educates, Arc Culinary and Arc Tech. 

Do you love helping people and being a part of a team!   Arc Broward is seeking candidates who are energetic, compassionate, entrepreneurial individuals who want to have an impact on other people’s lives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (other duties may be assigned)
  • Supervise Line Cooks
  • Assist the chef with training a small group of individuals to become food service workers.
  • Prepare and cook all menu items as required while complying with Arc Broward policies on quality, quantity, sanitation and portion control.
  • Help maintain the kitchen and food storage areas in an efficient, clean and organized manner.
  • Assist in catering functions in preparation, setup and delivery. In the chef’s absence ability to prepare meals while supervising trainees and other related responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications/Skills:

  • High School diploma or Equivalent
  • Prior experience supervising staff 
  • Diploma from a culinary school preferred
  • One to three years’ work experience in the food service industry
  • Demonstrate strong culinary skills, understands and has experience with food and beverage activities.
  • Interest in working with individuals with diverse backgrounds and/or learning and other types of disabilities or challenges
  • Comfortable speaking in front of a small group or audience
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Willingness to work as a team and adhere to agency, program policies and procedures
  • Ability to communicate respectfully, clearly and effectively with students, colleagues, hospitality and culinary industry professionals
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, always maintains comportment
  • Must pass pre-employment Level 2 criminal background check and drug screen.
  • Reliable, consistent work attendance is a requirement and essential function of this position
  • Servsafe certification preferred. 

Benefits for Full Time Employees Include:

  • Health Insurance Benefits to include medical, dental, and vision. *Includes Domestic Partner
  • Supplemental life insurance benefits
  • Short term and Long term disability
  • Over five-weeks Paid Time Off plan for employees in their 1st year of employment
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • 403b Plan contribution opportunity from day 1 of employment. Employer match after 6 months of employment.

Benefits for Part Time Employees:

  • Eligibility for 403b contribution after 1,000 hours of time worked. 
  • Supplemental insurance benefits including Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Confinement.


Arc Broward is an Equal Opportunity Employer and abides by the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and state laws governing employment of individuals with disabilities

Application Instructions

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