Job Description for: Cooks
Perform a variety of food preparation duties other than cooking, such as preparing cold foods.Job Tasks for: Cooks
Follow Indiana Health codes and policies.
Follow The Heritage of Fort Wayne policies and procedures
Determine how food should be presented, and create decorative food displays.
Estimate amounts of required supplies, such as food and ingredients.
Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.
Instruct cooks and other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, and presentation of food.
Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations.
Order or requisition food and other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation.
Prepare and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
Collaborate with other personnel to plan and develop recipes and menus, taking into account such factors as seasonal availability of ingredients and the likely number of customers.
Check the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
Check the quantity and quality of received products.
Record production and operational data on specified forms.
Follow direction of Dining Services Director and/or Supervisors on a daily basis
Oral Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Information Ordering -- The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
Problem Sensitivity -- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Wrist-Finger Speed -- The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.
Deductive Reasoning -- The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Manual Dexterity -- The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
Number Facility -- The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Time Sharing -- The ability to shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch, or other sources).
Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates -- Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings -- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People -- Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.
Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Handling and Moving Objects -- Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
Note: All applicants will undergo a drug screen, criminal history check, and history and physical as part of the interview process