Cook

Company: Pinnacle Dietary ( Learn More )

General Information
US-NJ-Freehold
$14.00 /Hour
High School
Part-Time
1 to 5 years
None
False
False
Job Description

 Part-Time Cook (16-24 hrs weekly)

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:


  • Cooking and preparing high quality meals in a timely, efficient, sanitary and consistent manner;
  • Follows recipes, portion controls, and presentation specification procedures;
  • Restocks items, as needed, throughout shift;
  • Cleans and maintains area and practices outstanding safety, sanitation, and organizational skills;
  • Utilize and maintain kitchen equipment;
  • Prepare meals for customers with special requirements such as food allergies, special needs, etc.;
  • Ensure quality and safety of meals by performing standard measures such as sweeping of floors, cleaning of surfaces, as well as proper covering and storage of food in accordance with standards and procedures;
  • Demonstrate flexibility and volunteer to fill open shifts, as needed;
  • Reports any infractions to Food Service Director;
  • Assist in receiving and storing food and supplies.
  • Other duties as requested.



  • Job Requirements
    • REQUIRED 1+ years cooking experience, preferrable in a long-term care, sub-acute, rehab, or hospital setting.  
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Ability to successfully complete a physical exam and complete background check. 
    • Good working knowledge of methods and procedures for preparing and serving food, principles of sanitation, and principles of safe food handling;
    • The ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, climb stairs, understand verbal and written instructions, practice active listening and communicate effectively;
    • Must have a high threshold for heat in a kitchen environment;
    • Flexibility regarding days and weekends worked.
    • Must have highly effective teamwork skills and want to make a difference.



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