Van Alstyne Senior Center Cook


The Kitchen Manager is an hourly paid employee. The number of hours worked per week is based on factors unique to the place of employment but will in no event exceed 29.75 hours per week. 

Minimum Qualifications

Prior commercial scale cooking experience preferred. Have the ability to maintain high quality appetizing food production using standardized recipes. Be capable of economical preparation – control and maintenance of high standards of sanitation. The successful candidate will hold a current Food Manager’s Certificate. 


  • Must be an effective leader capable of leading a team of 3-4 staff members.
  • The successful candidate will cultivate a healthy, positive kitchen  culture,Prepare or direct preparation of all foods indicated on approved menus following standardized recipes and methods of preparation
  • Schedule food preparation so that items do not set for long periods of time before serving
  • Estimate food requirements and control serving portions, eliminating waste and leftovers
  • Check equipment and cooking area frequently to insure safety and sanitation requirements are maintained
  • Requisition food and supplies for daily needs
  • Clean and oversee cleaning of kitchen and dining area and equipment
  • Prepare route sheet for home delivery in absence of manager *
  • Package or oversee packaging of food for home delivery
  • Oversee meal pick up by volunteers and assure delivery
  • Record meal count on posting sheets in absence of center manager *
  • Serve congregate meals
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Category

  • Permanent
  • Part-Time


  • Operations/Senior Center Ops

Pay Range

  • $8.75 - $9.50 per hour

Travel Required

  • As needed, but very little

Applications Can Be Submitted Via

Human Resources Contact

Raenelle Weatherly


Linda Jay
Operations Manager
Meals on Wheels of Texoma
4114 Airport Drive
Denison, TX 75020

Fax: 903.786.3351

Subject Line: Center Cook
Attention: Linda Jay, Operations Manager
RE: Center Cook