Cafeteria Worker

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2 weeks ago(8/8/2022 9:21 AM)


AdCare, a subsidiary of American Addiction Centers, Inc., is a for-profit substance abuse disorder treatment facility located at 107 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA 01605 . For over 45 years, AdCare has been helping individuals and families struggling with alcohol and drug use, one life at a time. The AdCare name represents innovation, quality, and cost efficiency in treating alcohol and drug dependency. We are committed to improving the lives of our patients and their families by providing safe, effective, recovery-based alcohol and drug treatment.


Our addiction recovery center(s) provide a comprehensive approach to care. AdCare's integrated system of care offers a range of accessible treatment centers including a 114-bed inpatient hospital and several conveniently located outpatient sites located throughout the Massachusetts and Rhode Island areas. When you join AdCare, you become part of our family. AdCare seeks talented individuals who are passionate, empathetic, engaged in their work and dedicated to serving people. Together, we can enable our patients to live happier and healthier lives. Our purpose and passion are to empower patients, their families, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.


Job Summary

Per Diem Position. Prepare salads, desserts and other specialty items according to the menu and standard recipes. Monitors inventory and creates order sheet by vendor. Oversees the cleaning of the cafeteria by establishing a cleaning schedule and logging individual progress. Cleans, refills, and monitors the soda room contacting all vendors when service is required. Collaborates with staff to determine, schedule and oversee the weekly specials. Sets up cafeteria. Serving and waiting on patients, staff and visitors in a professional manner ensuring a pleasant and enjoyable dining experience.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Inventory all cafeteria food creating order list for each vendor. Contact vendors to place orders, receive orders, and deal with vendors regarding shortages and credits.

  • Preparation of salads, desserts and other specialty items in sufficient quantities to meet customer forecast. Baking pies, muffins, cakes and cookies as needed to ensure a variety of desserts for customers.
  • Prepare cafeteria setup for patients, staff and visitors meal service.
  • Operate cash register and follow appropriate cash handling procedures.
  • Serves patients, staff and visitors in a professional and pleasant manner.
  • Cleans & sanitizes: cafeteria/dining room, steam table, salad bar, beverage counter, tables etc. Documents completion of tasks to ensure cafeteria cleaning schedule is met. Further verifies, thru documentation and completion of task that other cleaning duties were performed i.e. glass cleaning, stainless steel wiped down, window sills and high dusting.
  • Food service equipment and beverage dispensers:  Inspect, clean/sanitize and monitor soda room. Duties include ordering the soda, and CO2 tanks. Ensuring all  lines have sufficient product (heavy lifting includes refilling the Bag in a Box product) and properly connecting the product to the lines. Contacting the vendor with any service related issues, reports to the supervisor steps taken to resolve the issue(s) and double checks to make sure the problem has been resolved. 



  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Serve Safe Certificate preferred.
  • Ability to speak, read, write and understand English and use of basic math.
  • Basic computer skills required- Word, Excel, email and order entry.
  • Previous experience in food service preparation preferred

Physical Requirements


American Addiction Centers is an equal opportunity employer.  American Addiction Centers prohibits employment practices that discriminate against individuals or groups of employees on the basis of age, color disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other category deemed protected by state and/or federal law.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws.


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