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MD Anderson Cancer Center Cook II - Dining Services/ Morning Shift in Houston, Texas

We have a Cook II (Dining Services) opening at MD Anderson in Houston, TX (TMC). The primary purpose of the Cook II position is to produce quality food and beverages for patients, guests and visitors. Production may be in quantity or cooked-to-order. Maintain quality and freshness of all food served in Patient Room Service & Dining Services. Follow standard practices, departmental policies and procedures and comply with regulatory requirements.

Ideal candidates will have a high school diploma or equivalent and two years commercial cooking experience in a high-volume food service environment or equivalent culinary education.



  • Completes tasks as scheduled.

  • Is present and on time for all assigned meetings.

  • Trains FSWs, Sr FSWs, and Cooks I.

  • Accurately reviews all computer-generated information and timely reports errors to the appropriate supervisor.

Safety & Sanitation:

  • Thoroughly cleans and sanitizes equipment and work area daily.

  • Safely operates equipment.

  • Makes daily reports of problems with spoiled or poor quality food items to the appropriate supervisor.

Recipe Compliance:

  • Prepares assigned food items from standardized recipes 2/100% accuracy.

  • Issues food items to designated areas.

  • Checks daily with supervisor to determine distribution of leftover food according and accurately records all product transactions.

  • Makes daily checks of stored food items, utilizing FIFO.

  • Accurately prepares assigned food items in bulk.

Other duties as assigned:

  • May be moved to new locations and/or shifts as operations dictate.

  • Cross training may also involve shift changes.



Required : High school diploma or equivalent.


Required: Two years commercial cooking experience in a high volume food service environment.

CERTIFICATION: Must obtain a current Texas Food Handlers Certification within 30 days of entry into job.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 154687

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 31,200

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 39,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 46,800

  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No