23 days ago


Houston, TX



The Goddard School® Houston (West), TX, an early childhood education center, is currently seeking a full time Chef/Cookat 1720 Crescent Plaza Drive, Houston, TX  77077. Candidate must have current food manager’s certificate, ability to create and manage budget and inventory, prepare menus, and calculate portions. Experience is needed to prepare lunch and snacks following USDA nutritional guidelines for preschool age children. Initial working hours will be 6:30am to 2:00pm but hours may fluctuate slightly depending on need. Please reply to job posting or submit resume to

. This position will pay depending on experience.  

Daily Responsibilities


Possible job duties include but not limited to:

  1. Preparing fresh fruit, vegetables, and other food products;
  2. Serving breakfast if needed; cooking and serving lunch for all classrooms; serving a morning and afternoon snack for all classrooms;
  3. Writing and preparing snack menus;
  4. Calculating portion sizes;
  5. Cleaning and washing prep table, sweeping and mopping the floors, and cleaning and organizing the prep fridge and pantry;
  6. Rinsing kitchen equipment and cutting boards;
  7. Maintaining overall cleanliness in the kitchen;
  8. Budgeting, managing, and ordering inventory;
  9. Assisting in other areas as needed assigned by management.






§ Must have food manager’s card for the state of Texas

§ Cleanliness and knowledge of hygiene rules in a kitchen

§ Be well groomed with no visible tattoos or piercings

§ Prior experience preferred