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Project Open Hand provides nutrition services to help sustain our clients as they battle serious illnesses, isolation, or the health challenges of old age. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity.

Please note: we do not accept unsolicited applications or resumes for positions not currently advertised.

Current Job Openings

Cook II, On-Call

Department:
Food Operations – Kitchen
Reports To:
Executive Chef
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
No
Supervises:
Light staff/volunteer
Status:
Non-Exempt
On-Call
Part-Time
Classification:
Service Worker

Position Summary

Project Open Hand has established cooking practices with the objective of providing healthy, medically tailored meals for seniors and those that are sick in our community. Our meals are part of our continuous effort to offer superlative quality food with the highest level of care.

To perform successfully, our employees must not only have the qualifications and abilities to perform each of the essential functions of this position, but also must continually strive to meet or surpass The Project Open Hand objectives and exacting standards.

We are looking for motivated individuals to join our team. An ideal candidate would have relevant experience and be completely available to work all shifts. He or She will have a positive attitude, schedule flexibility, be knowledgeable about food and sanitation practices and will take pride in being a creative and dedicated team member.

Qualifications Required

•    2+ years of successful experience working in a commercial or industrial kitchen as a member of a team
•    Training, understanding and experience with HACCP procedures
•    Good math skills, as well as written and verbal communication skills, to facilitate communications in the kitchen
•    Must be flexible to work early mornings, weekends or holidays to meet demands
•    Learn and complies, consistently, with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures
•    Capable of using knives, slicing equipment and other food preparation equipment

Qualifications Desired

•    Experience with high volume meal production
•    HACCP certification
•    Servsafe certified or current CA food handlers certification

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

Apply Now

Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Cook II

Department:
Food Operations – Kitchen
Reports To:
Executive Chef
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
No
Supervises:
Light staff/volunteer
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Service Worker

Position Summary

Project Open Hand has established cooking practices with the objective of providing healthy, medically tailored meals for seniors and those that are sick in our community. Our meals are part of our continuous effort to offer superlative quality food with the highest level of care. 

To perform successfully, our employees must not only have the qualifications and abilities to perform each of the essential functions of this position, but also must continually strive to meet or surpass The Project Open Hand objectives and exacting standards. 

We are looking for motivated individuals to join our team. An ideal candidate would have relevant experience and be completely available to work all shifts. He or She will have a positive attitude, schedule flexibility, be knowledgeable about food and sanitation practices and will take pride in being a creative and dedicated team member. 

Qualifications Required

  • 2+ years of successful experience working in a commercial or industrial kitchen as a member of a team 

  • Training, understanding and experience with HACCP procedures 

  • Good math skills, as well as written and verbal communication skills, to facilitate communications in the kitchen 

  • Must be flexible to work early mornings, weekends or holidays to meet demands 

  • Learn and complies, consistently, with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures 

  • Capable of using knives, slicing equipment and other food preparation equipment 

Qualifications Desired

  • Experience with high volume meal production 

  • HACCP certification 

  • Servsafe certified or current CA food handlers certification 

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

Apply Now

Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Cook I, On-Call

Department:
Food Operations – Kitchen
Reports To:
Executive Chef
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
No
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Non-Exempt
On-Call
Classification:
Service Worker

Position Summary

The Project Open Hand Cook I is an essential part of our team of dedicated culinary professionals producing meals with love for our clients every day. A Cook I will learn to handle all aspects of our daily meal production systems, from prep to packaging. This position is ideal for an ambitious, flexible cook looking to familiarize themselves with all aspects of large scale meal production in a professional and caring environment.

Qualifications Required

  • 8+ months of successful experience working in a commercial or industrial kitchen as a member of a team
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in English to facilitate communications in the kitchen
  • Must be flexible to work early mornings, weekends or holidays to meet demands

Qualifications Desired

  • Experience with high volume meal production
  • Training, understanding and experience with HACCP procedures
  • HACCP certification

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

Apply Now

Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Oakland

1921 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 622-0221
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San Francisco

730 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 447-2300
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