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Cook

Req #:  120382
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Dietary/Food Service
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  PM
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.7

Position Requirements:
Preferred one year or healthcare/trayline experience
HS diploma or equivalent
Ability to read, write speak and understand the English language, as related to essential job activities

Prior cooking experience 1~2 years preferred

Ability to communicate effectively

N/A Exposed to some extreme temperature changes, heat~cooking areas, Cold~cooler and freezers

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally with assistance and/or 20 to 35 pounds frequently and/or 10 to 20 pounds constantly.

Large amounts of bending, as related toe essential job activities

Wet, slippery floors

Contact with cleaning chemicals

Various shifts and work positions


This requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 08/01/2014. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For lifts over 35 pounds, lifting equipment is expected to be used or lift with at least one other associate when available. Unique lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Purpose:
Prepares and cooks large quantities of meat, fish, sauces vegetables, hot cereals, soups, starches and other food items. Utilizes standardized recipes, portion control and ingredient controls to provide consistency of flavor, aroma, texture, appearance, and quality in foods served to all our customers. Maintains food costs through the use of 'first in, first out” food rotation, safe food handling, recording of production amounts, and utilizing carryovers.

The Cook is held accountable for achieving the preparation of quality and safe food. The Cook will accomplish quality and safe food by doing the following.


Accountabilities:
Training
Quality Food preparation
Guest Relations
Safe food handling procedures
Proper time management
Responsible cost controls


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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