Cook and Dietary Assistant (500 sign on Bonus)

  • San Antonio Behavioral Health
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • Jun 22, 2022
Full time

Job Description

$500.00 Sign on Bonus *

Prepare culinary delights by following recipes, determining food quantities and following meal time schedules to adhere to regular and dietary needs

Daily preparation of food items including snacks that adhere to nutritional needs

Maintaining a safe and hygienic kitchen environment by cleaning and inspecting equipment, appliances and work areas in order to ensure cleanliness and functional operation

Assist in serving, preparing, and stocking food and food-related items.

Assist to ensure adequate supply of food, supplies, etc. are available at all times

Demonstrate proper use of equipment and cooking techniques

Performing any function necessary for the success of the kitchen

Assist in conducting regular inspections of the entire kitchen/dishwashing areas and coolers and promptly act to correct deficiencies found during inspection

Relate positively to patients and to work cooperatively with staff

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Excellent organizational skill, detail oriented

Pleasant, professional and personal manner

Experience/ Knowledge:

Intermediate understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills.

Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures.

Previous kitchen experience preferred.


Ability to take direction.

Ability to work in a team environment.

Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.

Must have problem solving abilities, be self-motivated and organized.

Commitment to quality service, and food and beverage knowledge.



3-4 years experience working as a Cook

High school diploma or equivalent

Food Handlers permit preferred.

Must be flexible with schedule.

Must be able to speak, read and understand basic cooking directions.

Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).

Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 50 pounds.

* Paid after 90-days of successful work.