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Cook - Dietary Full Time

Job Summary: Responsible for preparing and/or directing the preparation of food to be served, complying with all applicable sanitation, health, and personal hygiene standards and following established food production programs and procedures as well as responsible for appropriate use of facility supplies and equipment to minimize loss, waste, and fraud.


Essential Functions:

  • Consistently uses an outward mindset and puts forth exemplary effort in accomplishing his/her goals and objectives in a manner that helps others to achieve their goals and objectives.
  • Prepare or direct preparation of food served using established production procedures and systems.
  • Determine amount and type of food and supplies required using production systems.
  • Ensure availability of supplies and food or approved substitutions in adequate time for preparation.
  • Serve or ensure proper serving of food for tray line or dining room.
  • Comply with established sanitation standards, personal hygiene, and health standards.
  • Observe proper food preparation, handling, and storing techniques.
  • Utilizes recipe and correct production techniques. Is aware of age appropriate food production techniques.

Minimum Qualifications:   High school diploma or GED. One year (1) experience in food service or successful completion of a Culinary Arts and Hospitality program. Certification or the ability to be certified in food sanitation.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:   Proficient interpersonal relations and communicative skills; manual dexterity; auditory and visual skills; ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures.


Working Conditions:  General kitchen and cafeteria environment. 


Physical Requirements:   Constantly stand, see/visual acuity.  Frequently walk, reach, handle/grasp/feel, bend/twist, talk/hear, taste/smell, lift/carry 1 to 25 lbs.  Occasionally lift/carry 25 to 50 lbs.

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