Food Services Cook- 20 Hours Per Week- Benefit Eligible
Performs quantity cooking, baking and food preparation in an institutional setting for patients, residents, and employees. In some cases, may instruct and observe other food service workers in food preparation.
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This position works 8am-630pm with $2.00 per hour shift differential after 3pm, 4 days per pay period, including every other weekend. We also have on call opportunities as well.
This position is eligible for medial, dental and vision benefits on the first of the month following 30 days of employment. There is also paid time off available after 30 days and 6 months.
Uses proper food handling techniques to prepare, wash, trim, cook and season food items for each meal in accordance with standardized recipes.
Prepares and bakes rolls, pies, cookies, biscuits, desserts, and other dishes in large quantities according to standardized recipes.
Bakes, roasts, broils, and steams meat, fish, poultry and other foods. Prepares entrees, vegetables and salads.
Reviews menus, production sheets, and recipes to determine type and quantity of meats, vegetables, soups, salads, and desserts to be prepared; requisitions and portions food from refrigerators, freezers, and storerooms and plans schedule to ensure food will be ready for meal times.
Confers with Nutritional Services Manager regarding modified diet preparation.
Processes coverage for absent employees.
Tests food by looking at it, tasting, and smelling it,as well as by obtaining temperature to determine completeness. Portions food for individual servings and prepares or directsdistribution of food to tray line and household serving. Serves food on tray line and nursing home, portioning according to menu and orders for clients and residents.
Monitors heat controls and timers on ovens, steamers, etc., as required.
Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipes.
Maintains proper temperature and handling of both hot and cold foods; documents food temperatures.
Collects meal tickets and maintains documentation in accordance with departmental standards.
Maintains safety, cleanliness, care and order of work areas, dishes, and equipment in department. Reports repair and maintenance needs to the Nutritional Services Manager or Food Service Supervisor.
Complies with and monitors safety and quality assurance standards within the department.
Maintains the confidential nature of patient, resident, and business information.
Relates to patients and residents when appropriate in a therapeutic manner.
Assists with training of new staff.
Attends staff meetings, attends in-service and training sessions; completes online training courses.
Completes and maintains necessary documentation according to applicable requirements, codes and policies.
Completes all assigned cleaning duties in a timely and efficient manner.
Interacts with team members in an appropriate and respectful manner.
Assists food service supervisor in ordering produce and dairy items.
Perform related functions as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Required
Education and Experience:
High School diploma, plus six months experience in quantity food cookery; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications:
ServSafe certification preferred