at Acadia Healthcare in Texarkana, Arkansas, United States

Job Description



+ Cook and prepare food according to approved menus.

+ Direct activities of workers who assist in preparing and serving meals.

+ Clean and inspect equipment, kitchen appliances and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.

+ Take inventory of supplies and equipment.

+ Work with Food Service leadership or Dietitian to ensure menus are varied, nutritionally balanced and appetizing.

+ Perform and coordinate food production, cleaning, maintenance, and inventory control activities.

+ Ensure compliance with established policies and procedures, quality standards, cost parameters, and appropriate regulatory requirements.


+ Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.


+ High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

+ Additional education or training in the culinary field preferred.

+ Two or more years’ experience in food service role in preparing food for institutions, such as school, hospital or cafeteria preferred.


+ ServSafe Certification or similar food safety certification, where required by the state, facility.


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While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when circumstances (e.g. emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs or technological developments) dictate.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©

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Job Posting: JC192499594

Posted On: Sep 16, 2021

Updated On: Oct 27, 2021