MD Anderson Cancer Center Cook I in Houston, Texas
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the nation's top hospital for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals." MD Anderson's mission is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through exceptional programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention. Our mission also includes education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
Cook I opportunities in Dining Services. The ideal candidate will have at least one year related experience in a high volume food service environment or equivalent culinary education or successful completion of the Dining Services Apprentice Program and must be willing to work a varied shift. May be moved to new locations and/or shifts as operations dictate. Cross training may also involve shift changes.
Salary range: min - $22,400 mid - $28,000 max - $33,600
The primary purpose of the Cook I position is to provide semi-skilled service in preparation and delivery of food. Accurately prepares assigned food items from standardized recipes. Clean equipment and area following established procedures. Operate food service equipment with supervision. Perform related activities as required. Attend scheduled meetings and training as assigned. Issue and inventory food items. Participate in inventory/cost control in designated area. Perform computer-related activities as required.
Responsible for any short-order cooking assignments in the venue, completes assigned tasks as scheduled. Is present and on time for all assigned meetings.
Safety & Sanitation
Thoroughly cleans and sanitizes equipment and work area daily. Makes daily rotations of stored food items, utilizing FIFO. Reports spoiled or poor quality food items to supervisor. Safely operates equipment. Distributes leftover food items according to procedures and records all product transactions. Performs daily inventories of all leftover items, discarding unusable items. Reuses or returns to storage useable leftovers.
Prepares food items from standardized recipes w/100% accuracy. Issues food items with 100% accuracy to the venue. Prepares and inventories assigned food items in bulk. Accurately reviews all computer-generated information for content and makes reports to the supervisor.
Preferred: High school diploma or equivalent
Required: One year related experience in a high volume food service environment or equivalent culinary education or successful completion of the Dining Services Apprentice Program.
Preferred: American National Standards Institute (ANSI) food handlers' certification strongly preferred. Certification is required to be completed within the first 60 days of employment and employee must maintain a current certification during employment in Dining Services.
Working on uneven/slippery surface
Wearing Protective Equipment
Visual Color Discrimination
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