Centre Cook

We take pride in ensuring our children enjoy healthy and nutritious meals that are aligned with their needs. This wouldn't be possible without our creative and innovative Cooks who are committed to making healthy habits fun! 
From cooking classes with the children to the delicious and creative dishes they prepare for the children, staff and families, our Centre Cooks are some of the most popular people in our centres.

Each day our Centre Cooks prepare a wide variety of nutritious meals and purees for the children and babies in our centres, taking the time to involve the children in meal preparation and healthy food education. Creativity is essential when satisfying a number of young food critics every day!

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What does a Centre Cook do?
Each day our Centre Cooks prepare a wide variety of nutritious meals and purees for the children and babies in our centres, taking the time to involve the children in meal preparation and healthy food education. They are adept and creative at catering to a range of dietary, healthy and cultural needs.
What qualifications are required for the role?
Our Centre Cooks have a current Food Safety and Handlers (Health and Community) Certificate. A Certificate III in Commercial Cookery is desirable.
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