Cook Job Description Sample
Park Plaza & Plaza Specialty Hospitals – Houston,TX
Cook - Dietary
Located adjacent to the
Texas Medical Center, Park Plaza and Plaza Specialty Hospitals offering 444licensed beds and the convenience of a community hospital with two distinctpurposes. Since 1975, Park Plaza Hospital has been offering complete medicalservices, including surgery as well as outpatient, imaging and rehabilitation.Plaza Specialty Hospital, a hospital within a hospital, has been providinglong-term acute care to those needing prolonged hospitalization and recoverysince 1994.
Park Plaza/PlazaSpecialty Hospital is currently looking for a Cook – Dietary.
Cook is responsible for Park Plaza foodproduction and food quality program
Cook is able to follow recipe, prep andcook foods
Knowledge of Diets
Responsible for all food presentation,ordering and inventory, catering, patient, Doctor's Dining and Cafeteria Foodproduction
Manages the food service budget, buildsdepartment staffing, develops menus within department budget as outlined
Promotes team work
Follows all Food Safety standards
Follows all regulatory guidelines
Strive for excellence in sanitation ofkitchen, cafeteria, patient and employee satisfaction
High School Diploma orGED Preferred
1-2 years' experiencein Healthcare setting.
Food Safety Certification within 6 months employment preferred
Exemplary customerservice skills and interpersonal skills. Basic Computer skills, planningorganizing and time management skills.
We have an opening for apart-time evening cook to join our dietary team. Training Provided!!!! Competitivepay + benefits package including:* Vacationawarded at six months
Cell phoneservice discount (Verizon)*Advancement opportunities
Employee referral bonus program
Vacation payout program
If you shareour high quality standards and like making a difference for the seniors inour community Apply Today!
Under general supervision of the Dietary Services Manager, the Cook position assures that resident meals and other nourishment's are properly prepared/cooked and apportioned according to authorized menus and individual care plans, and are served according to established schedules, consistent with regulations and standards of practice. Functions within strictly defined procedures with little latitude for variation or change.
Must be willing to complete the following during new hire orientation:
Food, Safety, and Sanitation Study Courses
Modified Diet Training
Demonstrated skills in quantity food preparation and service.
Functional Literacy in written and spoken English.
Proficient interpersonal relationships and communication skills.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Handle and prepare food in a sanitary manner.
Prepare food which is palatable and appetizing in appearance, with strict adherence to written recipes, menus, an individual diet orders, including:
Food items on assigned/scheduled menus;
Special items/meals/snacks/therapeutic or modified diets;
Special nourishment's/supplements as instructed by dietary services manager; labels with resident name and room number;
Refreshments for parties/special events as instructed by dietary services manager.
Adhere to food production and usage schedules.
Log and/or record temperatures of food storage as requested, i.e., refrigerators, freezers, milk dispensers, dry storage.
Maintain sanitation of equipment and utensils, and work/storage/serving areas by cleaning immediately after use and according to established schedule for routine cleaning and established policies and procedures.
Follow written menus and recipes.
Appropriately label and store food items/leftovers immediately after use.
Understand and be able to prepare therapeutic diets.
Be responsible for avoiding food waste.
Maintain strict adherence to serving schedules for meals.
Assist in establishment and maintenance of perpetual supplies inventory, and notifies dietary services manager of shortages or discrepancies.
Be responsible for care of food service equipment.
Maintain strict compliance with established policy/practices/standards for food preparation and storage.
Assist in orientation and on-job training of newly hired dietary services staff.
Performs other related duties or projects as assigned by dietary services manager.
Check and log food temperature before serving. Verify all potentially hazardous foods or beverages. Maintain temperatures of 41° or below or 140° or above at all times, except during necessary periods of preparation. Frozen food shall be maintained frozen.
Cool potentially hazardous foods according to policy/practices/standards of food safety.
Follow reheating guide to verify food safety.
Observe and abide by all HIPAA rules and regulations to ensure that personal health information is protected during its collection, use, disclosure, storage and destruction within Care Initiatives; and to ensure only the minimum necessary information is known to function in this position.
Work cooperatively with food service staff and other departments.
Come to work as scheduled and consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality.
Attend in-service training programs for food service employees.
Perform all duties assigned in an effective, timely and professional manner.
Observe infection control procedures.
Follow Residents' Rights policies at all times.
Observe all facility policies and procedures.
Delegation of Authority
Authority is delegated to the individual in this position to:
Prepare residents' diets in accordance with diet orders and daily menus.
Assist the food service supervisor to determine the amount and type of food necessary to prepare the daily menus.
Monitor use of food to eliminate waste.
Follow posted menus for food preparation.
Stock food in compliance with dietary policies and procedures.
Position reports to: Dietary Services Manager
Position Supervises: None
EOE / AAP Veterans & Disabled
Our Cook works as a team member in the facility kitchen and prepares adequate and nutritional meals for the patients and staff. It is also responsible for rotating food stores, ensuring food is safe for consumption, and cleaning and sanitizing work areas throughout shift. This position reports pertinent information to the Food Service Director/Manager for follow-up.
- High school diploma or equivalent required
One (1) year cooking experience required
Experience in commercial, military or other institutional setting preferred
- Must be certified through HACCP or ServSafe Food Safety Sanitation Course or must obtain certification within 60 days of employment
ResponsibilitiesFollows established menu schedule and prepares menu items according to appropriate food recipes.Cleans kitchen equipment. Follows weekly cleaning schedule for all equipment and ensures equipment is in proper working order.
Reports any equipment repairs immediately to the Food Service Manager/Director.Ensures food is not left at improper temperatures, prevents cross-contamination of foods, and ensures a safe environment for the patients and staff.Follows proper sanitation practices such as daily cleaning and proper storage. Ensures that temperature sheets are completed daily, and empty boxes and trash are removed throughout shift. Also follows the clean-as-you-go practice and is evident when kitchen is inspected.Stocks and rotates supplies.
Ensures storeroom and cooler are stocked in a timely manner. Items needed to meet the daily menu requirements are available in the kitchen.Completes production records and temperatures for foods: Production records are filled out for each meal and all food is accounted for each shift.
Ensures all special dietary needs are met according to the menu. Ensures temperatures are logged for each food item before leaving the main kitchen and proper temperature are met.Complies with local Health Department standards on personal hygiene (grooming) and adheres to the infection control policy regarding illnesses.Is sensitive to cultural diversity issues, treats patients as individuals, and considers the culture of the patients when providing care and treatment.Is knowledgeable about care and treatment needs of patients of different ages. Provides individualized care and treatment that is consistent with/sensitive to the age and life span developmental needs of each patient.Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.Perform other duties as assigned.
CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer
Prepares nutritionally balanced, attractive family-style meals for Bright Horizons Family Solutions children and staff. Plans menus taking into account the center budget, the foods in season, local availability and state and federal nutritional requirements for children.
Keeps an accurate inventory of supplies and orders replacement of supplies as needed.
Child care has special demands in that we care for children who in many instances, cannot care for themselves.
Must be at least 18 years old (21 years if responsible for driving a van) and a high school diploma or equivalent.
Should be knowledgeable of state nutritional requirements of children.
Has relevant experience in a licensed child care facility kitchen, commercial kitchen, public school cafeteria, or equivalent.
May be required to have food service/food handlers permit or license according to state/local regulations.
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 IS THE LAW.
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Provides a high quality meal at all times to residents, guests, and staff. Participates in all aspects of food production. This position may be required to supervise other staff positions. The cook reports to the Executive Chef and or Director of Dining Services
- Prepares all food in accordance with the daily menu planner, using Senior Lifestyle standardized recipes, in a timely manner.• Works the food line during mealtime.• Plates food in an attractive manner and ensures that all condiments and garnishes are prepared and served with the appropriate foods.• Keeps work area and serving line equipment clean and adheres to sanitation cleaning schedules.• Ensures proper food temperature maintenance.• Keeps stock rooms, coolers & freezers clean and ensures that food supply stocks are rotated, all perishables are labeled, dated and stored properly.• Keeps food waste to a minimum by using food storage and food recycling techniques. • Attends all required training, in-service, and staff meetings• Performs all duties in adherence to Senior Lifestyle Corporation standards.• Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.• Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward all residents, visitors, and co-workers.• Adheres to all policies and procedures of Senior Lifestyle Corporation.• Performs other duties as assigned
A High School Diploma or General Education Degree; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Obtain/hold any local, state and/or county required food handling/sanitation licenses and/or certificates.
HCR ManorCare provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy. Prepares and serves nourishing and attractive meals and other foods as required to support the menu specific to diet orders and other center events.
*Reviews food menus and work orders to determine type and quantities of food to be prepared.
*Prepares meals according to planned menus and standardized recipes in a sanitary manner to ensure the utmost in quality with a minimum of waste.
*Reviews menus to identify all foods required for therapeutic diets before preparing food. In return for your expertise, you'll enjoy excellent training, industry-leading benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Be a part of the team leading the nation in healthcare.
High school diploma, preferred.
Two years as cook in a large scale cooking operation, preferred.Job Specific Details:
Seeking full time cook. Flexible scheduling required. Exp. working in healthcare setting a plus.
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Atlantic Highlands, NJ
Careone at King James
The Careone at King James mission is to define excellence within the health care community. We are dedicated to Maximizing Patient Outcomes. We treat Residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability for our Centers and Communities. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for Residents, families and our valued employees.
We are proud to Offer:
Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
401k Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off
Opportunities to advance and grow your career
If working with people who are dedicated, compassionate, and concerned about their patients is essential to you, then you'll appreciate being a part of our team. We've built a strong reputation on the outstanding level of care that we provide. We have a graciously appointed facility with strong belief in patient care and service; join us at our beautiful facility!
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Cook is responsible for preparing food in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, with our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Head Cook and/or Director of Food Services, to assure that quality food service is provided at all times.
High School Diploma or equivalent
1 year of dietary experience in a hospital, skilled nursing facility or other related medical facility, preferred
Must be able to cook a variety of foods I large quantities.
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
Strong customer service skills.
Shift1stLicense Required / TypeNone, ServSafe
This position is responsible for preparing and cooking food items in accordance with CSM/brand high quality standards to ensure guest satisfaction, including adherence to health regulations.
Anticipates, plans for, and completes all prep work for the entire day based on hotel occupancy levels.
Responsible for adhering to cost controls to reduce expenses and waste with food items.
Ensures proper specifications are followed for cooking per the menu, recipes, and proper production/plate set-up.
Responsible for proper use of all equipment and supplies.
Expedites food items as necessary to ensure timely service.
Greets all internal or external customers in a courteous and friendly manner.
Responds to guest needs and provides the highest level of quality service.
Assists other associates as needed to meet guest's needs.
Responsible for cleaning/sanitizing the kitchen regularly throughout shift and at the end of every shift.
Assists dishwashers or bussers as needed.
Completes all required paperwork accurately and in a timely manner including cooler and heating temperature logs, food safety logs, and other paperwork as required per health code requirements.
Assists with inventory and completing inventory par sheets per requirements.
Maintains a clean and safe work area, and handles all beverage/food in compliance with CSM, brand, local, state and federal regulations.
Assist in maintaining sanitation and cleanliness of the Bistro, kitchen, and dish room.
Follow all CSM/brand procedures for guest/associate incidents.
Knowledgeable of hotel emergency procedures.
Produces required volume of work by planning, organizing and prioritizing work duties.
Adheres to CSM/brand grooming and appearance standards, general work rules, and department procedures.
Attends all required department and hotel meetings and adheres to CSM attendance policy.
Completes all assigned tasks within or outside the normal scope of the position or department.
Takes initiative to assist wherever necessary, works as a team player, and actively contributes to the success of the food and beverage department.
Competencies/Skills Required: Must have one or more years of previous cook experience. Must have demonstrated exemplary customer service, attention to detail, and ability to perform job duties in a repetitious and fast paced environment. Must have the ability to speak, understand, and write English in order to meet guest's needs.
Education: High school diploma/GED or equivalent experience required. ServSafe training and certification, or the ability to obtain local certifications as required by law.
Ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds on a regular basis throughout shift. Requires ability to complete physically demanding responsibilities such as walking, standing, carrying, bending, and lifting continuously throughout the shift.
Competencies/Skills Preferred: Prefer two or more years of previous cook experience in a fast-paced restaurant environment.
CSM Corporation is an equal opportunity employer who provides employment opportunities to qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other area prohibited by applicable laws and regulations.
St. Mark's Hospital provides a full array of services to the surrounding community, including the following service lines: cardiac, NICU, orthopedics, behavioral health, skilled nursing, acute rehab, as well as many others.
Mark's is the oldest running hospital in Utah with rich traditions and a reputation for excellent patient care and quality outcomes. St. Mark's Hospital is nestled at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains and only a stone's throw away from many national parks, including Moab, Zion, Canyonlands, etc.
Under the direct supervision of the Food Manager or Supervisor, prepares and cooks a variety of food items, using appropriate methods, for the consumption of patients, physicians, and cafeteria patrons. Assists in setting up and preparing special functions.
As assigned, meets food needs/requests of physicians in the designated lounge area. Prepares food according to established standards, including standardized recipes, and evaluates results. Assists in the development and implementation of recipes, menus, food preparation guidelines, policies/procedures, etc.
Handles food appropriately and in accordance with sanitation and safety standards. Applies knowledge and experience in food preparation. Performs other duties as requested.
A. Licensure/ Certification/ Registration: Current Salt Lake County Food handlers Permit or Serve-Safe certificate.
B. Education: High school or GED preferred
C. Experience: Hospital or large-scale institutional or commercial
D. Special Qualifications:
Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English
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Headquartered in Las Vegas, we are a personable, loyal, and friendly company that shares a connection with each of our customers and employees. Every employee at Affinity Gaming is committed to enhancing our guests' satisfaction by building upon our relationships and offering high-quality service at a reasonable price. With 11 properties (five in Nevada, three in Colorado, two in Missouri, and one in Iowa) we are dedicated to delivering a value-oriented product in a convenient, welcoming, and casual atmosphere.
The Cook prepares, seasons and cooks meats, vegetables and other foods for consumption in accordance with specified recipes and plating guides.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepares food orders based on the specified recipes, taking into consideration guest requests.
Adjusts thermostat controls to regulate temperature of grills and deep fryers.
Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipe to prepare salads, sauces, etc.
Grills and/or fries meats, chicken and fish.
Cooks food on fryers, grills and flat tops.
Adds seasoning to foods during mixing or cooking.
Observes and tests foods being cooked by either pressure testing and/or use of a thermometer to determine whether each item is properly cooked.
Ensures portion sizes and plates foods based on established plating guides.
Ensures proper labeling and rotation of foods
Ensures work areas are clean and sanitized
Understands and observes all health and safety regulations
Other related duties as assigned.
High school diploma or GED required. Experience as a line cook in a similarly sized kitchen strongly preferred.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:
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EMPLOYEE BENEFITS INCLUDE:
Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO, Employee Discount Network, Meals, Celebrations, Awards and more....
This job posting is intended to describe the general nature of this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Employee benefits may vary by location, position, length of service and employment status.
Final candidates will be required to complete a drug test and background check. Many positions will require a state gaming license. Affinity Gaming is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.
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