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Cook

Robbinsdale, MN

About this position

The cook position performs a variety of food preparation and dietary service duties to provide quality
meals which promote customer satisfaction. Handles food operations per department and regulatory
standards. Follows requirements for nutrition needs of age specific customer populations through
adherence to production components of Diet Office system.

 

What we’ll expect from you

• Reviews menu and assembles foods, supplies and equipment for the day's preparation.
• Sets up and prepares equipment for use in food preparation, following safety procedures regarding
• the handling of cooking equipment, utensils, etc.
• Food preparations to include: Prepare fresh products for use, utilize appropriate utensils and cooking equipment, garnishes with attention to eye appeal, follow standardized recipes in the preparation of assigned menu items, spice and season as indicated by recipes, portions foods to assure portion control and optimum utilization of food products, evaluates food products to ensure quality and evaluates new recipes as appropriate. Evaluates and handles leftovers accordingly.
• Pre-preps ingredients and foods for the next days as required based on production sheets, menus, recipes, customer menu cycle and/or supervisor request.
• Reports and restocks supply shortages/low stock levels.
• Maintains foods prepared at proper temperature for serving, holding and storing (pans, portions, temps, covers) and labels product for safe storage.
• Maintains consistency in portioning and plating.
• Assists in cleaning and maintenance of department facilities, equipment, and supplies as directed, maintains sanitation by cleaning and disinfecting work and storage spaces according to Work
• Summary Sheet. Maintains proper personal hygiene and Serve Safe food principles.
• Attends inservices and other meetings as required.
• Accepts other duties as assigned to promote the accomplishment of organizational goals.
• The team member is accountable to demonstrate proficiency for the skills outlined in the appropriate
• position skills list.
• The team member is accountable to maintain skill proficiency, including improvement where deemed necessary, and upgrading any additional or new skills on the appropriate position skills list.
• Accepts other duties as assigned to promote the accomplishment of organizational goals.
• The team member is accountable to demonstrate proficiency for the skills outlined in the appropriate position skills list.
• The team member is accountable to maintain skill proficiency, including improvement where deemed necessary, and upgrading any additional or new skills on the appropriate position skills list. • Recognizes and complies with legal, regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.
• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.

• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.
• Recognizes and complies with legal, regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.
• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.

Interested? Here are our requirements

Education

• High school graduate or equivalent (i.e. GED) preferred.
• Training in institutional food preparation or completion of culinary technical school or equivalent demonstrable knowledge and skills required.   

Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 

• Previous experience in large-scale food preparation required.
• National Institute for Food Service Industry Certification for food service sanitation preferred. • Exhibits first rate customer service skills.
• Proficient in reading, writing, and following oral and/or written directions in English to perform functions of the job.
• Differentiates between specific cooking and baking methods and able to discern best technique for various menu items.
• Knowledge of quality cooking methods and procedures, including various types of preparation and related routines.
• Familiar with institutional kitchen equipment.
• Has culinary mastery of scratch cooking, knife operation and cooking techniques.
• Demonstrates ability to prioritize work load and willingness to follow directions and meet hourly deadlines
• Demonstrates knowledge and skills in cooking and baking techniques in producing exemplary products.
• Knows and is able to use culinary substitutions when necessary.
• Ability to calculate recipe expansion and reduction, using appropriate math and measurements
• Exhibits artistic skill in plate presentations, demonstrates quality showmanship cooking and plating in fast-paced, deli/restaurants.
• Must be a minimum of 18 years to operate the dish washer and the compactor.      

Licensure/Certification(s) Mandatory

 

Licensure/Certification(s) Mandatory where Applicable

    

Licensure/Certification(s) Preferred

    

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