Baylor Scott & White Health Food Service Cook; PRN Round Rock in Round Rock, Texas
Food Service Cook
PRN (As Needed)
RRkHos Nutrition Hosp
Under the direction the Manager, prepares and cooks a variety of foods for use throughout the
facility in such a manner as to ensure an efficient and effective food service.
WHAT IS EXPECTED (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)
Cook or otherwise prepare cooked foods according to recipes or give instructions to good service workers as to size of portions and methods of garnishing
Prepare specified foods, including soups, sauces, vegetables, starches and entrees as outlined on menus and production sheets
Follow recipes and accurately measures, prepare and combine recipe ingredients according to the standardized recipes, utilizing portion scales, measuring cups and spoons
Safely employ a variety of equipment and utensils such as blenders, mixers, and slicers in accordance with manufacturers guidelines, using the proper utensil or piece of equipment for the job
Slice or carve meat, fish and fowl, accurately for individual servings and in accordance with production sheets, following correct meat slicing guides
Monitor food being prepared and make appropriate adjustments to ensure quality standards are met and add seasonings to food during mixing or cooking as needed
Observe and test food being cooked by tasting, smelling, or checking to determine that it is cooked according to standards
Review work schedule to ensure that all food is completed by the specified times
Routinely review menus, advance preparation sheets and production sheets to determine type and quantity of products to be prepared
Routinely check thermostat controls to regulate the temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, roasters, and steam kettles
Observe and practice appropriate infection control and good handling techniques to prevent food waste and to ensure safe, high quality food
Enforce sanitation standards
Enforce policies and procedures, and training programs to provide a safe working environment
Practice appropriate hand washing in accordance with established procedures
Diligently maintain working area in a neat, clean, and orderly manner, consistently employing "clean as you go" techniques
Thoroughly wash and sanitizes all work surfaces, utensils and equipment to prevent cross-contamination
Comply with OSHA, HACCP and other local, state, and federal regulations
Demonstrate a strong commitment to the philosophy and values of SW
Cooperate and collaborate with the Scott & White leadership to champion and meet the strategic goals of SW
Ensure compliance with SW and the Support Service Departments policies and procedures including appropriate attire and grooming
Willing to serve on departmental and/or S&W committees or focus groups as requested and needed
Demonstrate active, personal daily involvement, visibility and professionalism with support service staff, and SW staff, and all internal and external customers and suppliers
Interact effectively, build relationships, and demonstrate a high level of customer service
Continuously seek ways to improve service, quality, increase utilization and decrease costs
Communicate effectively with the System Director on a regular formal and informal basis to discuss pertinent progress changes or problems with the
Perform other duties as required in a competent, professional and courteous manner
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Education: Certified Food Service Apprenticeship or diploma preferred
1+ years institutional or large Quantity cooking experience preferred
Ability to interact and communicate with all staff and management in English in a positive and professional manner.
Ability to communicate appropriately verbally and in writing using the English language
Ability to comprehend instructions, correspondence, memos and other forms of verbal and written communication.
Ability to read and follow recipes.
Ability to give clear, concise and complete directions.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations.
Ability to deal with difficult situations and resolve customer service concerns
Ability to work and accomplish tasks in a stressful, fast-paced environment.
Job Family: Support Services