Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
3 - 5 years
$15 Hourly
Job Description


Moveable Feast, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit agency that provides more than 700,000 nutritious home-delivered meals to nearly 5,000 individuals/year living with life threatening illnesses seeks a full time (non-exempt/hourly) Prep Utility Cook to assist with daily & weekend production. Supports the Executive Chef & weekend Kitchen Manager with food preparation in all contract service food related programs that includes: kitchen operation, production of frozen & daily meals, food donations, & special events. Works with Kitchen & Food Service team members & volunteers. Position reports to the Executive Chef.



  1. Ensures proper food handling procedures by staff & volunteers throughout kitchen & meal service area; & maintains standards of sanitation in food prep areas.
  2. Under the direction of the Executive Chef & Weekend Kitchen Manager assist with preparation, packaging & service of meals according to Daily Production Worksheets.
  3. Assists Kitchen & Food Services team with training all volunteers on safe food-handling procedures, as needed.
  4. Assists Executive Chef & Weekend Kitchen Manager in all aspects of contract services: a) production, b) quality of control in or distributed from kitchen, using the First-In First-Out (FIFO) Method; & c) in receipt of food & delivery items & kitchen supplies, as needed.
  5. Participates in cleaning food service equipment such as floors, dishes, flatware, pots, pans, equipment, stoves, sinks, & floors.
  6. Always maintains professionalism with Kitchen & Food Services team members & volunteers.
  7. Effectively communicates with Executive Chef &/or weekend Kitchen Manager.
  8. Adheres to all Federal Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations, by protecting the privacy & security of all patient/client health information.
  9. Participates in advocacy activities that support Moveable Feast’s mission & annual fund-raising events.
  10. Participates in departmental & organization meetings as appropriate.



  • HS diploma or GED, with a minimum of 3 years' culinary experience; and, a valid ServSafe Food Handler (or equivalent) Certification.
  • Experience working in a large, fast-paced kitchen.
  • Flexible schedule is required based on the needs of the organization. Moveable Feast is a 365-day operational facility, must be available to work holidays.
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test, criminal background check, & e-Verify (i-9 employment eligibility verification).


Knowledge of food safety issues associated with HIV/AIDS & other high-risk populations' specialty diets, highly preferred. Skilled in food preparation for large groups; proper use of knives, scissors, & other kitchen cooking implements; & basic computer & software programs. Able to freely navigate kitchen; stand at counter height for up to 3 hours; lift up to 50 pounds; develop & maintain good working relationships with staff & volunteers; handle multiple tasks & deadlines simultaneously; navigate stairs; gather data, compile information & prepare reports; use independent judgment & manage & impart confidential information; read & comprehend simple instructions; write simple correspondence; effectively present information to individuals & groups; apply common sense understanding; carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; & interact with a diverse staff & client population.


Hourly Rate: $15.00 per hour

Benefits: CareFirst BC/BS medical, dental & vision insurance (75% employer paid) + $1,500HRA Visa Card (cover co-pay/deductible costs); 2 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) – accrued bi-weekly; 9 paid holidays; Volunteer Time Off (VTO) 8 hours (1 day) annual donation to a 501c3 charitable organization of your choosing, & 403(b) retirement plan – up to 3% employer matching.


Moveable Feast is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, pregnancy, genetic information, disability, gender identity, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Job ID: 278452318

Moveable Feast, Inc.
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