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Senior Cook

Company: Banner Health
Location: Queen Creek
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Primary City/State:

Queen Creek, Arizona

Department Name:

Culinary & Nutrition-Hosp

Work Shift:

Varied

Job Category:

General Operations

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.

POSITION SUMMARY

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 approved source.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  1. Prepares all food items according to standardized recipes. Adjusts recipe quantities for correct yields. Notifies supervisor of any problems relating to production.

  2. 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.

  3. Minimizes food waste with appropriate planning and tracking. Records food shortages and excess quantities in accordance with department procedure.

  4. Checks and logs food and equipment temperatures and reports any problems to the supervisor. Reads thermometers and follows safety requirements.

  5. 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.

  6. Keeps assigned work areas clean and in an orderly manner. Reports all needed equipment repair.

  7. May receive and check in deliveries from vendors and in menu planning. May also oversee production quality when needed.

  8. 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 work assignments.

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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 sanitation.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Keywords: Banner Health, Gilbert , Senior Cook, Other , Queen Creek, Arizona

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