Food Service Coordinator

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Salary Range:$56,000.00 Annually Onwards

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health, and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.


  • Abide by Department of Health and OSHA regulations regarding kitchen hygiene and maintenance · 
  • Oversee food preparation process and any other relative activities · 
  • Place orders with food vendors as needed with approval from supervisor · 
  • Ensure and assist with proper packing of meals for satellite sites · 
  • Assist with constructing menus with new or existing culinary techniques ensuring the variety, quality, and presentation · 
  • Approve dishes before they reach they leave the kitchen · 
  • Arrange equipment service when needed with vendor · 
  • Communicate with food vendors for invoicing, mis-picks, delivery or product quality issues, and delivery delays · 
  • Place vendor orders for kitchen supplies and or equipment when needed · 
  • Ensure meals are delivered on time and arrive to sites at proper temperature and in good condition · 
  • Coordinate proper receiving and proper storage of food · 
  • Ensure safe handling and proper temperature control of prepared foods · 
  • Ensure proper functioning and cleaning of kitchen and kitchen equipment, dining areas, and adherence to sanitation standards. · 
  • Work closely with Program Director to remedy any problems or challenges · 
  • Assist with kitchen operation supervision and trainings · 
  • Oversee the quality of kitchen staff work · 
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards · 
  • Attend relevant BronxWorks and outside trainings · 
  • Additional duties as needed also 


  • Valid NYC Food Protection Certificate required · 
  • High school diploma required · 
  • Minimum of 5 years of Head Cook and batch cooking experience required · 
  • Minimum 5 years experience following Child Adult Care Food Program nutrition standards required · 
  • Experience with NYC Department of Health inspections · 
  • Proficiency in the safe operation of all kitchen equipment and NYC Department of Health regulations · 
  • Proficiency is all modern business communications including computers, electronic mail, voicemail, copying and scanning · 
  • Experience placing online food vendor orders and delivery receiving · 
  • Ability to forecast specific quantities of items to order based on program schedules 


  • Schedule and conduct 2 announced and 1 announced CACFP Site Monitoring visits between October and September, annually, at all meal receiving sites · 
  • Manage any CACFP Site Monitoring Visit corrective action follow up with the meal sites
  • Complete CACFP Food Production Records daily to reflect ingredients purchased and quantity used for meal production · 
  • Update weekly CMCC Kitchen Meal Request Calendar · 
  • Email menus monthly to meal receiving programs · 
  • Work collaboratively with Program Director to ensure menus follow CACFP meal guidelines · 
  • Attend CACFP trainings as needed · 
  • Assist with managing responses to feedback from meal satellite sites · 
  • Conduct food safety inspections as needed at family shelters, Afterschool, and Daycare sites 


  • Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods. · 
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. · 
  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time. · 
  • Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and/or fieldwork. · 
  • Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents. · 
  • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation. · 
  • Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work.

BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. BronxWorks is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact