Cook

Food & Nutrition ServicesRoyal Oaks Food Services Dalton, Georgia


Description

Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards

Title:  Cook 992209003

Department:  Royal Oaks Food Services

Reports To:  Dining Services Manager

Shift:  Varies

Status:  PRN

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for the preparation of quality foods for residents, associates and guests under the supervision of the Dining Services Manager.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  High school degree.  Basic reading, writing, and mathematics skills required.

Licensure:  None

Experience:  Three years in food service, preferably in retirement community or restaurant food preparation as cook. 

Skills:  Food preparation.  Ability to understand instructions and communicate with residents and staff.

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Work in a typical restaurant or retirement community setting subject to the hazards associated with such an environment including wet surfaces, cleaning and cooking equipment and sharp instruments.  Subject to extreme temperature change and chemical hazard.

Royal Oaks promotes a clean air environment in all areas of the community both inside and outside, therefore smoking is not permitted anywhere on the premises of the community. 

Moderate amount of lifting, pushing, pulling, stooping and bending.  Operates various kitchen equipment (blender, mixer, meat cutter).  Extended periods of standing and walking are required as well as full body range.  Must be able to work at unprotected heights (step ladder).  Adheres to the uniform policy and wears a hair restraint.