1954A | Cook III

1358 56th St, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA Req #2080
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Make a bigger difference


The Mishkon Division provides supports and services in a healthy and safe environment for individuals with intellectual/ developmental disabilities living in residential programs and in community settings. Our core values are to provide a healthy and safe environment that promotes person centered planning, community integration, and close collaboration with families and the community. This is all accomplished through an Orthodox Jewish lens, and with an understanding that staff, at all levels of the division, is the determining factor in achieving positive outcomes for our clients.



Prepare and cook meals with the ability to read and understand measurements and cooking instructions.



  • To prepare meals in adherence of the standards of OPWDD’s modified texture requirements as well as to the specialized diet orders provided by the dietician.
  • Prepare a minimum of 50 to 100 or more meals per day in a commercial Kitchen, tastefully, with minimal waste and spoilage from menus provided by Dietician and Food Supervisor
  • Adhere to Glatt Kosher Dietary Laws as required by the agency’s rabbinical supervision.
  • To maintain a weekly supply of food based on existing inventory as well as weekly food purchases and then submit orders to Manager/Supervisor on a weekly basis.
  • Receive and review all food orders to ensure the appropriate Kosher certifications, quality and quantity.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  •        HS diploma preferred.
  •        Ability to read and write and follow oral and written instructions. 
  •       1-2 years’ experience cooking in a commercial Kitchen and the use of unsophisticated tools.
  •       Kosher experience and Knowledge Preferred but not required
  • Obtains a Food Handlers Certificate within 6 months of hire date.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Facility Support [100s]
  • Job Function Technicians
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator 8833 - Hospital - Professional Employees
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • 1358 56th St, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA