As a cook, you don’t just prepare food, you create a memorable experience for others. Whether you’re cooking for patients, cafeteria guests or catered events, you help to make life better for others, and that is what Legacy is all about.
Quality of food is maintained at a high level by following department recipes and standards so that satisfaction of customers is met.
Prepare hot foods for patients according to the tally.
Prepare hot foods for cafeteria service taking into account the day of the week, house count and other menu items to determine amounts.
Prepare hot foods for catering as directed.
Assure that all foods are served the correct temperatures.
Patient trayline is served to assure patient satisfaction with food that will promote nutritional well-being.
Arrange foods in hot wells for efficient service.
Serve foods as ordered by menus.
Serve foods in correct portion sizes.
Arrange foods neatly on the plate and garnish to enhance appearance.
Work area is maintained in a clean, sanitary and orderly manner to meet sanitation and personal hygiene requirements of the department and all inspecting agencies.
Maintain neat work area during shift.
Follow cleaning schedule as written.
Use department procedures to complete all cleaning tasks.
Departmental workflow is maintained to provide timely, quality service.
Is punctual for scheduled shifts.
Unscheduled absences are kept to a minimum.
Maintains educational level to foster safety, productivity, and effective patient care.
Attend all hospital-required inservices.
Attend department meetings or reads and signs minutes.
Able to follow production sheets and recipes while meeting department budget.
Education: Ability to read English.
Experience: Experience or education in quantity food preparation. Basic familiarity with computers preferred.
LEGACY’S VALUES IN ACTION:
Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
Licensure/Certification: Current Food Handler’s Certificate/Card for applicable County/State.