Part Time Cook (20-24 hours/week)
Under the supervision of a Food Service Director, prepares and cooks foods in large quantities according to diet, consistency, and cycles of menu. Monitors methods of food handling, preparation, meal service and equipment cleaning. Serves meals. Has general supervision over food service workers in a kitchen; does other related duties as required.
Must be available to work some evenings, weekends and holidays.
Duties Include (but not limited to):
Clean, cut, and cook meat, fish, or poultry
Prepares raw ingredients such as vegetables, fruits, meats, poultry, and fish for the cooking process by washing, peeling, slicing, seasoning, and so forth.
Cook food according to menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions, and numbers of portions to be served
Insure that all cooking temp logs, temp when taking out of oven and holding temp, are up to date
Operates steam cookers, stoves, ovens, ranges, and other cooking equipment
Prepares soups, salads, desserts, and beverages
Tastes food to ensure that color, texture, taste, and nutritional values are maintained
Ensures that all federal, state, department, and other necessary government agency requirements are met in the preparation of food
Sees that menus are followed and that established food preservation and preparation procedures are used
Direct activities of one or more workers who assist in preparing and serving meals
Discards outdated food from refrigerators
Compile and maintain records of food use and expenditures
Receives and stores food supplies, using FIFO Method (First in First Out)
Checks food supplies, kitchen supplies, and kitchen laundry, and ensures that cooking utensils, pans, and other equipment are kept in a clean/sanitary condition
Clean and inspect galley equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation
Washes floors, walls, and linoleum in kitchen, dining room, and food storage area
Updates Dietary Cards
Assists in training of Food Service Workers
Train new employees
Maintains detailed and accurate records and files
Work harmoniously with co-workers, supervisors, residents, families and visitors
One (1) year of experience as a cook preferably in a skilled nursing or assisted living facility.