Overview

cook job description

Cox Medical Center Branson is looking for a skilled Cook to prepare delicious meals according to menu. You will perform daily work routines and assignments as delegated. Prepare and cooks food for hospital patients, staff, visitors, and other functions. Maintain high standards of quality in food production and sanitation.

An excellent cook must be able to follow instructions in cooking and delivering well-prepared meals. They must be deft in moving around the kitchen and apt in multi-tasking. Experience in using various ingredients and cooking techniques is also important.

Responsibilities

  • Set up workstations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment
  • Prepare ingredients to use in cooking (chopping and peeling vegetables, cutting meat etc.)
  • Cook food in various utensils or grillers
  • Check food while cooking to stir or turn
  • Ensure great presentation by dressing dishes before they are served
  • Keep a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen
  • Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
  • Check quality of ingredients
  • Monitor stock and place orders when there are shortages

Requirements

  • Required: 1 year food service experience
  • Preferred: Previous institutional food service experience
  • Experience in using cutting tools, cookware and bakeware
  • Knowledge of various cooking procedures and methods (grilling, baking, boiling etc.)
  • Ability to follow all sanitation procedures
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Very good communication skills
  • Excellent physical condition and stamina
  • High school diploma or equivalent; Diploma from a culinary school will be an advantage
  • Food safety and sanitation knowledge

Licensure/Certification/Registration

  • ServSafe certification preferred

Tagged as: cook, food, institutional cook

Company Description:

Cox Medical Center Branson is a full-service hospital caring for residents of and visitors to Stone and Taney counties. From our newly expanded and renovated Emergency Room and critical care areas, to our new Women’s Center, Cox Medical Center Branson offers the care you need, right here.

Recruiter / HR Contact: Marolyn Rodriguez
HR Contact Number: +1 417-335-7361