Requisition Number: 11054A
State: FL


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Description/Job Summary

Lakeview Center is best known for its caring, compassionate treatment for people with mental health issues, drug and alcohol dependencies, or intellectual disabilities. The breadth and depth of these services are the most comprehensive in the region. They range from inpatient and residential treatment to a gamut of outpatient programs including trauma services, psychiatry, counseling, day treatment, and intensive, round-the-clock outpatient services to help people with severe mental illnesses safely remain in the community. We reach people of all ages from babies and children to adolescents and adults. In all, we offer more than 60 programs and services for the people of Northwest Florida.

The Friary is a trauma-informed environment which promotes a sense of physical and emotional safety. The Friary is place where people can come for rehabilitative and outpatient treatment for alcohol and/or drug dependencies. The Friary is located in a tranquil setting on beautiful Pensacola Bay just a few miles outside Gulf Breeze, Florida. Originally a retreat for retired Franciscan monks, The Friary retains much of the charm from that time. The setting is ideal for anyone starting their journey to addiction recovery.


Weekend Shift (7am - 6pm) - flexible


The P/T Cook will prepare food for patients and staff as scheduled according to posted menus and the use of standardized recipes in compliance with accepted sanitation and safety practices. Following physician’s orders, prepare special diets for patients who have special dietary needs. Organize and plan food pre-preparation for the following day. Actively coordinate special diet needs of patients with nursing staff. Ensure proper sanitation of all equipment used in food preparation and storage by completing daily cleaning schedules of equipment and storage areas in compliance with sanitation and safety regulations. This includes such things as break down and cleans up of steam table salad bar and serving area, operate and break down/clean dish machine and dish room, sanitize dishware, and clean and organize kitchen and dining room. Follow weekly cleaning schedule including such things as cleaning food and storage racks, oven shelving, cooler and cooler floors, and containers in cooler. Maintain and inventory food and supplies and accurately check in food and supply deliveries. Store leftovers properly by wrapping, dating and identifying.


  • Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Six (6) months of experience in quantity food preparation.
  • Ability to read and follow production book and diet sheet.

These responsibilities do not reflect all duties the incumbent will be required to perform. This description serves as an overview only. Salary is based on experience. NO BENEFITS. Days and hours may vary.

To Apply

Interested applicants please visit and complete the on-line application. If you require additional assistance, please call Human Resources at 850-469-3729.

Lakeview Center is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free/Nicotine Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING/NICOTINE TESTING REQUIRED.

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