Company: Banner Health
Location: Queen Creek
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Queen Creek, Arizona
Culinary & Nutrition-Hosp
Banner Ironwood Medical Center is committed to meeting the
ever-changing needs of the southeast communities of metropolitan
Phoenix. Our first patient tower has 47 beds, including eight LDR
rooms and can accommodate up to 86 beds when fully equipped. We
also feature a full service emergency department, four surgical
suites and medical imaging services. With our 80-acre campus, more
than 500 beds and supporting health services could be built on our
site. This means an exceptional opportunity for you to establish a
career where the potential for growth is limitless.
This position plans daily food production for assigned areas and
produces all food items based on information obtained from
production sheets, caf menus, catering requests, and any other
Prepares all food items according to standardized recipes.
Adjusts recipe quantities for correct yields. Notifies supervisor
of any problems relating to production.
Plans food production timing and quantities in accordance with
the daily orders, menu tally sheets and production assignments. In
the event of shortage, determines menu substitutions for regular
and caf menus. Consults with diet tech or dietician for menu
substitution needs for special diets.
Minimizes food waste with appropriate planning and tracking.
Records food shortages and excess quantities in accordance with
Checks and logs food and equipment temperatures and reports any
problems to the supervisor. Reads thermometers and follows safety
Maintains par levels of food and supplies in assigned areas,
orders and/or restocks items in accordance with established
routines, rotates food stocks, checks freshness dates.
Keeps assigned work areas clean and in an orderly manner.
Reports all needed equipment repair.
May receive and check in deliveries from vendors and in menu
planning. May also oversee production quality when needed.
- Works under general supervision. Provides leadership and
knowledge in cooking and food preparation skills to other members
of the kitchen staff. Has primarily inter-department
responsibility. May deal with external customers in caf or catering
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
This position requires the knowledge and abilities in
institutional food production normally acquired with two or more
years of similar work experience in production cooking, plus a
solid understanding of cooking principles, menu substitutions and
modified recipes for all commonly prescribed diets. Must have
skills and demonstrated abilities in hot food production and the
use of all required commercial kitchen equipment. Must be able to
learn and follow established policies and procedures, read and
understand written and verbal instruction, communicate effectively,
perform math calculations regarding recipe weights and amounts plus
calculate amounts of food for necessary production. Must be able to
learn food handling regulations and pass certification tests as
required. Must be able to perform tasks within limited time frames
and follow production and cleaning schedules plus use chemicals
safely. Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital or
Boswell Skilled Nursing Facility must possess an Arizona
Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the
card for the duration of their employment.
All onsite food service equipment including stoves, ovens,
steam-jacketed kettles, tilt skillet, broiler, steam table, grill,
deep fryer, slicer, Buffalo Chopper, mixer, food carts, dish racks,
cleaning equipment and hazardous chemicals used in cleaning and
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Keywords: Banner Health, Gilbert , Senior Cook, Other , Queen Creek, Arizona
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