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Child Care Center Chef - Vernon Hills

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Child Care Center Cook

Bring your cooking talents and kitchen management skills as a Cook at Bright Horizons in the Vernon Hills and Deerfield area. In this position, you'll have the opportunity to support multiple child care centers in the area. You’ll plan menus, prepare meals, and order inventory as you make a real difference in the lives of children, families, and staff.

No nights or weekends! This is a Monday through Friday position.

A Bright Horizons Career Includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401(k) plan

  • Paid time off

  • Referral bonus

  • Career development and FREE college degrees through our Horizons Teacher Degree Program

*Benefits vary based on full-time/part-time status

As a Cook, you will:

  • Plan and prepare nutritionally balanced meals for children and staff.

  • Keep an accurate inventory of supplies and place orders as needed.

  • Manage all aspects of prepping and preparing meals, as well as cleaning and complying with sanitation requirements.


Candidates must pass required state and company background checks, and meet state and company minimum education and experience requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age with a high school degree or GED required

  • Relevant experience working in a licensed child care center, public school, or commercial kitchen required

Pursue your passion for early learning. Fulfill your purpose to make a difference for children and families. Explore the possibilities of where a Bright Horizons career can take you – in a workplace committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion where you can be you. Come build a brighter future at one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Apply today!

Compensation Range: $15.00-$18.00


Contact us at bhrecruit@brighthorizons.com or 855-877-6866

Bright Horizons is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination. Bright Horizons complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO – English and EEO – Spanish along with information on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).