Cook

  • Las Colinas of Westover Hills
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Las Colinas of Westover Hills - POSITION SUMMARY: The Cook is responsible for preparing and cooking a wide variety of food for Residents. Prepares food according to recipes and plans cooking schedules to meet mealtime schedules. In addition, the Cook performs related duties and cleaning duties, as assigned. The Cook directs other dietary employees in the absence of the Food Service Director and the Assistant Food Service Director.RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES for the COOK1. Handles and prepares food in concordance with sanitary regulations;2. Prepares palatable and appetizing meals, as prescribed for the Patients/Residents by the Attending Physician;3. Meets required meal schedules;4. Takes necessary measures to avoid food waste;5. Properly cares for dietary equipment and production sheets;6. Follows menus and special diet instructions;7. Communicates freely with the Food Service Director;8. Cooperates with other dietary staff and center personnel;9. Puts Customer Service First: Ensures that Patients/Residents and their families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights;10. Performs as her duties as requestedQUALIFICATIONS:SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:1. Ability to read, write, speak and follow written and oral directions in the English language2. High School Diploma or Equivalent3. Experience in institutional food handling is preferred4. Must pass Background Check and Drug Screening