Cook and Kitchen Help

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Posted: 09/12/2019 Employment Type: Temp to Hire Industry: Food & Beverage Products / Services Job Number: 118823 Pay Rate: $13-$14/hr

Our client in Poughkeepsie is seeking a Cook to help support a busy kitchen staff and maintain a steady workflow. You will be required to prep, cook, cut, date, rotate and serve food. Cooks that are bilingual are a plus! This is a large facility so if you have experience cooking in mass quantities but are also skilled in specialized cooking for those with dietary restrictions, we think this would be a great fit for you!

You will be expected to work with the team operating a stove, slicer, blender, and dishwasher. You will also be expected to clean the kitchen and follow direction given by supervisor.


  • Assist with preparing meals by handling the grills and fryers
  • Assist with food prep of meats and vegetables - roasting, broiling, frying, sautéing, or grilling
  • Prepare soups and sauces
  • Organizing the kitchen
  • Putting away food orders


Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 11am-7pm; Thursday 6:30am-2:30pm; and Saturday 6am-2pm 

Pay Rate:

$13-$14 per hour

Our client is looking for candidates that are excited and eager to work and reliable. 

If this position is something you would be interested in, please apply for immediate consideration and our Staffing Specialists will reach out to you! You can also email your resume to and reference Job ID 118823.

The successful Cook must:

  • Have 1 year of previous cooking experience either in a nursing home, hospital or school
  • Be able to lift 30 pounds
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Take direction well
  • Be okay working with and around children

Why choose Ethan Allen Workforce Solutions? We work one-on-one with job seekers. Each of our Staffing Specialists is trained in one division, so they get to know those clients and become experts in that field. Your resume will never be lost in the ‘black box’ and you will never hear an automated call during office hours.

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