Cook (Westwood)

Compensation

: $31,180.00 - $41,100.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Hospitality - Food Services



Overview

Will assists in the production of attractive, palatable and therapeutically correct foods in compliance with sanitation regulations for residents and employees. Assists with all special food functions.

Responsibilities

  • Obtains needed supplies from storeroom freezer, etc. to complete daily assignments.
  • Ensures standardized recipes are used in preparation of all menu items.
  • Inspects and tastes food for quality, presentation, and adherence to menu.
  • Works closely with the chef/senior cook in preparation and blast chilling of foods.
  • Prepares food for special functions.
  • Assists with inventory and projected orders, prepares and places food and supply orders as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Education:

  • High school graduate or equivalency required. Two years culinary school or training preferred.
  • Work Experience:

  • Two years experience in quantity cooking in a hotel, restaurant or hospital preferred.
  • Supervisory in Therapeutic cooking experience preferred.
  • Licenses and Certifications:

  • None
  • Required Knowledge and Skills:

    Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

    Physical Demands

    Working Conditions:

    Works in a clean, well-lighted and ventilated kitchen. Atmosphere is warm, moist and odors from cooking foods. Subject to sudden changes in temperature when entering refrigerators and freezers.

    Exposure:

    No expected exposure to blood and/or body fluids.

    Physical Demands:

    Sitting - Rarely

    Standing/Walking - Continuously

    Kneeling/Stooping - Occasionally

    Bending/Climbing - Occasionally

    Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist - Frequently

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds - Occasionally

    Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds Rarely

    Typing/Filing - Rarely


    Associated topics: appetizer, cocinero de la parrilla, commercial, diner, kitchen prep, prep, prep cook, restaurant assistant cook, salad, steakhouse * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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