• CCK Production Assistant

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    # Positions
  • Overview

    Member of the Chicago's Community Kitchens (CCK) Team, supporting the production and packaging of prepared meals as well as the production of onsite cold/hot meals.  Onsite catering includes hospitality management from intimate lunches to large scale catering for the entire organization.  This role assists the Production & Catering Manager with administrative and supervisory duties as needed.  Additionally, the Production Assistant executes a variety of directives in various areas of the kitchen. 



    - Production

    • Prepare and package meals according to recipe specifications
    • Assist in recipe formulation, preparation of labels and corresponding documentation
    • Assist with monitoring and documentation of HACCP procedures and other mandatory compliance guidelines
    • Assist with product ordering and inventory control
    • Assist with data entry in menu scheduling application; including the entry of meal components, portion size and ingredient information

    - Assist with supervision and support of students

    - Adhere and ensure compliance with HACCP and sanitation processes and procedures, assist in monitoring IDA compliance regulations

    - Other duties as assigned



    • Minimum 3 years of experience in a commercial kitchen
    • Minimum 1 year in a supervisory position
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills
    • Working knowledge of food-cost and inventory control
    • Food Service Sanitation Certification (City and State) or ability to pass test for certification
    • Must be organized and detail-oriented
    • Ability to take direction and feedback
    • Ability to push, pull and lift equipment and food containers that weigh up to 50 pounds
    • Ability to communicate with vendors
    • Proficient with MS office suite programs
    • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
    • High energy and motivated, with a positive attitude
    • Ability to problem-solve



    • Typical commercial kitchen environment
    • Warehouse as directed, may include freezer /refrigerator temperatures.


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