MD Anderson Cancer Center Cook I in Houston, Texas
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.
Salary range: min-$22,400 mid-$28,000 max-$33,600
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Productivity 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.
Recipe Compliance 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.
Other duties as assigned. May be moved to new locations and/or shifts as operations dictate. Cross training may also involve shift changes.
Working on uneven/slippery surface
Wearing Protective Equipment
Visual Color Discrimination
Attention to detail
Responding in emergency situations
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 .
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