Kitchen Assistant – The Claremont

West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing, Inc.

The Claremont

Job Description: Kitchen Assistant

Under the supervision of the Chef, assist in meal preparation, serving, and clean up at the Claremont.

  • Prepare food for meals under the direction of chef, using standardized kitchen tested recipes.
  • Assist in the work of preparing food, as directed
  • Apportion and serve food to residents and employees
  • Clean and sanitize work area, equipment, kitchen, and dining area as directed.
  • Assist with the storage of food deliveries.
  • Assist with meal distribution to the residents.


  • Work as a member of a team to establish and maintain high level of care and respect for and communication with residents
  • Work cooperatively with other staff members
  • Share information about resident progress, needs, and problems with other staff in accordance with WSFSSH Confidentiality Policy.
  • Attend training sessions and conferences as required for enhancement of job skills
  • Implement emergency procedures as necessary
  • Submit all required reports in a complete and timely manner
  • Assist with other duties as directed


  • Preferred: At least 1 year experience in a kitchen serving at least 20 people.
  • Preferred: Up to date NYC Food Handler’s Certificate
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Able to work in a multicultural and diverse environment
  • Able to perform job responsibilities.
  • Able to speak, read, and write English (as required by DSS regulation 487.9.13)

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