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Sr Cook*

Company: rush university medical center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title:Sr Cook* Department: Shift:4th (Rotating) Specialty:Cooking/Culinary Job Number:2021-4339 Date Posted:10/14/2021 Position Type:Support Services Job Qualifications: Senior Cook Job Summary: This role performs culinary duties as assigned for food/entree production across the organization. This role ensures food services sanitation and quality control standards are met. Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures. This position will require some nights and weekends. Job Responsibilities: Prepares other menu entrees / other items per production schedule utilizing sophisticated equipment for hot preparation. May prepare food for different areas of the hospital such as menu entrees, patient service, retail sales and catered functions as specified by system recipe; follows procedures in accordance with established standards and methods. Verifies recipe accuracy and assists management in maintaining accurate recipes. Functions as support staff to entree cook as assigned. Participates in recipe standardization process. Checks refrigerators, freezers and dry storage areas daily for utilization of leftovers and proper rotation of products. Adheres to time schedules for production and service. Assists with inventory control as assigned by Manager. Wraps, labels, dates and stores products correctly. Serves and stores food at correct temperatures, maintains temperatures of items served and stored. Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of work area and equipment; performs cleaning duties as assigned. Complies with all regulatory agency standards and all departmental policies and procedures. Trains new personnel as assigned. Orients dietetic interns to work area as assigned. Performs related duties as assigned. Required Job Qualifications: Three years cooking experience. Two years general cooking experience in cold food preparation and/or Cook's assistant. Illinois Department of Public Health and City of Chicago Sanitation Certification required within six months of hire and maintain thereafter. High School or Equivalent (GED) preferred Ability to read, write and speak English. Basic math skills to calculate recipe ingredient and quantity adjustments, calculate weight and measures. Critical thinking skills. Knowledgeable and can operate hot preparation equipment such as ovens, steamers, broiler's, grills, etc. Demonstrates skills in the use of culinary hand tools (e.g. knives) and small food processing equipment. Physical Demands: Ability to exert 25 pounds of effort to push or pull a cart, ability to lift and carry 50 pounds minimum, stooping, kneeling, reaching, sufficient dexterity to operate kitchen utensils, able to communicate using a variety of audio-technology, able to see, 100% of time standing or walking. Ability to transport hot/cold items for service and production using recognized safety equipment in a safe manner that does not endanger self or others. Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. by Jobble

Keywords: rush university medical center, Chicago , Sr Cook*, Hospitality & Tourism , Chicago, Illinois

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